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SAINT JEAN D'ACRE 2nd rate screw ship-of-the-line (1853)

 

Name

No

Yard No

Builder

Laid down

Launched

Comp

Fate

Saint Jean D'Acre

    Devonport DYd 6/1851 23/3/1853 20/9/1853 sold 1/1875

 

Displacement normal, t

5499

Displacement full, t

 

Length, m

72.5 pp

Breadth, m

16.9

Draught, m

7.62

No of shafts

1 (hoisting)

Machinery

sails + boilers, 1 2-cyl HSE, trunk

Power, h. p.

2136ihp

Max speed, kts

11.2

Fuel, t

coal

Endurance, nm(kts)  

Armament

1 x 1 - 206/15 68pdr 95cwt SBML, 36 x 1 - 204/13 8'' 65cwt shell SBML, 36 x 1 - 163/18 32pdr 56cwt SBML, 28 x 1 - 161/16 32pdr 45cwt SBML

Complement

900

 

Ship project history: New two-decker 101-gun ship. Surveyor's Department design, approved in 1851. Stretched version of 91-gun Agamemnon class. Reclassed as 99-gun by 1862  and 81-gun in 1863. Wooden hull.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

 

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