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ROYAL NAVY (UNITED KINGDOM)

SHIPS-OF-THE-LINE, CAPITAL SHIPS & MONITORS

ROYAL FREDERICK 1st rate sailing ships-of-the-line

 

Name

No

Yard No

Builder

Laid down

Launched

Comp

Fate

Royal Frederick (ex-Royal Sovereign)     Portsmouth DYd 7/1841 --- --- reordered as screw battleship 2/1857
Windsor Castle (ex-Victoria)     Pembroke DYd 5/1844 --- --- reordered as screw battleship 2/1857
Marlborough     Portsmouth DYd 1/9/1850 --- --- reordered as screw battleship 10/1852
Prince of Wales     Portsmouth DYd 10/6/1848 --- --- reordered as screw battleship 4/1856
Royal Sovereign     Portsmouth DYd 17/12/1848 --- --- reordered as screw battleship 6/1854
Windsor Castle     Pembroke DYd 5/1849 --- --- reordered as screw battleship 1/1852

 

 

Displacement normal, t

Royal Frederick, Victoria: 3083bm

Marlborough, Prince of Wales, Royal Sovereign, Windsor Castle: 3186bm

Displacement full, t

 

Length, m

Royal Frederick, Victoria: 62.2 gundeck

Marlborough, Prince of Wales, Royal Sovereign, Windsor Castle: 64.0 gundeck

Breadth, m

18.3

Draught, m

Royal Frederick, Victoria: 7.24 hold depth

Marlborough, Prince of Wales, Royal Sovereign, Windsor Castle: 7.52 hold depth

No of shafts

 

Machinery

sails

Power, h. p.

 

Max speed, kts

 

Fuel, t

 
Endurance, nm(kts)  

Armament

Royal Frederick, Victoria: 2 x 1 - 204/8 68pdr 36cwt SBML carronades, 4 x 1 - 204/13 68pdr 60cwt shell SBML, 56 x 1 - 163/18 32pdr 55cwt SBML, 32 x 1 - 162/17 32pdr 49cwt SBML, 12 x 1 - 161/15 32pdr 40cwt SBML, 4 x 1 - 139/8 18pdr 10cwt SBML carronades

Marlborough, Prince of Wales, Royal Sovereign, Windsor Castle: 30 x 1 - 204/13 68pdr 68cwt shell SBML, 30 x 1 - 163/18 32pdr 56cwt SBML, 40 x 1 - 161/15 32pdr 42cwt SBML, 14 x 1 - 160/11 32pdr 25cwt SBML, 4 x 1 - 139/8 18pdr 10cwt SBML carronades

Complement

Royal Frederick, Victoria: 950

Marlborough, Prince of Wales, Royal Sovereign, Windsor Castle: 970

 

Ship project history: 110-gun (first group of two) and 120-gun (second group) 1st rate three-deckers. The development of the Queen design.

 

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