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BULWARK 2nd rate screw ships-of-the-line


Ships


Name

No

Yard No

Builder

Laid down

Launched

Comp

Fate

Bulwark     Chatham DYd 8/3/1859 --- --- cancelled 8/1872
Repulse     Woolwich DYd 29/4/1859 --- --- built as ironclad since 14/5/1861
Zealous     Pembroke DYd 26/10/1859 --- --- built as ironclad since 2/7/1862
Robust     Devonport DYd 31/10/1859 --- --- cancelled 8/1872
Royal Alfred     Portsmouth DYd 1/12/1859 --- --- built as ironclad since 5/6/1861
Royal Oak     Chatham DYd 1/5/1860 --- --- built as ironclad since 14/5/1861
Triumph     Pembroke DYd 13/8/1860 --- --- built as ironclad Prince Consort since 31/5/1861
Kent     Portsmouth DYd 13/6/1860 --- --- cancelled 12/1863
Ocean     Devonport DYd 23/8/1860 --- --- built as ironclad since 5/6/1861
Caledonia     Woolwich DYd 1/10/1860 --- --- built as ironclad since 31/5/1861


Technical data


Displacement normal, t

5706

Displacement full, t 
Length, m

76.8 pp

Breadth, m

17.7

Draught, m

7.77 hold depth

No of shafts

1

Machinery

sails + boilers, 1 2-cyl HSE

Power, h. p.

800nhp

Max speed, kts 
Fuel, t

coal

Endurance, nm(kts) 
Armament

1 x 1 - 206/15 68pdr 95cwt shell SBML, 34 x 1 - 204/15 8'' 65cwt shell SBML, 36 x 1 - 163/18 32pdr 58cwt SBML, 20 x 1 - 161/16 32pdr 42cwt SBML

Complement

860



Ship project history


New 91-gun ships. Surveyor's Department design of 1858. Seven ships were completed as ironclads, others were cancelled. Unstarted Blake and Pitt were also cancelled in 1862. Developed from 101-gun Duncan class with new timbering plan. Robust originally was ordered as 100-gun ship, then in 1858 she was altered to 91-gun. Wooden hull.