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SANS PAREIL 3rd rate screw ship-of-the-line (1852)

 

Name

No

Yard No

Builder

Laid down

Launched

Comp

Fate

Sans Pareil

    Devonport DYd 1/9/1845 18/3/1851 12/11/1852 sold 3/1867

 

Displacement normal, t

3800

Displacement full, t

 

Length, m

61.0 pp

Breadth, m

15.9

Draught, m

7.82

No of shafts

1

Machinery

sails + boilers, 1 4-cyl oscillating HSE

Power, h. p.

622ihp

Max speed, kts

7.1

Fuel, t

coal

Endurance, nm(kts)  

Armament

6 x 1 - 204/12 8'' 52cwt shell SBML, 32 x 1 - 163/18 32pdr 56cwt SBML, 24 x 1 - 161/16 32pdr 45cwt SBML, 8 x 1 - 160/11 32pdr 25cwt SBML

Complement

626

 

Ship project history: Conversion of 80-gun 2nd rate, suspended incomplete on stocks, to 70-gun screw ship. Design was approved in 1849. Ship was lengthened during conversion by 2.1m at the stern, Initially was fitted with engine intended for screw frigate Horatio, the excess weight necessitated reduction of guns number from 80 to 70. Wooden hull.

Modernizations: 1855: re-engined with 1 2-cyl HSE (1471ihp, 9.3kts)

1866: reduced to 66-gun

Naval service: No significant events.

 

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