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CAMBRIDGE 2nd rate sailing ship-of-the-line (1823)


Ships


Name

No

Yard No

Builder

Laid down

Launched

Comp

Fate

Cambridge     Deptford DYd 12/1811 23/6/1815 12/1823 gunnery TS 8/1856


Technical data


Displacement normal, t

2125bm

Displacement full, t 
Length, m

57.0 gundeck

Breadth, m

15.5

Draught, m

6.58 hold depth

No of shafts

 

Machinery

sails

Power, h. p. 
Max speed, kts 
Fuel, t 
Endurance, nm(kts) 
Armament

30 x 1 - 163/18 32pdr SBML, 32 x 1 - 139/19 18pdr SBML, 12 x 1 - 159/8 32pdr SBML carronades, 6 x 1 - 147/15 Congreve 24pdr SBML, 6 x 1 - 139/8 18pdr carronades

Complement

650



Ship project history


80-gun 2nd rate two-decker. 1810 design, based on Danish Christian VII, a prize of 1807. Later reclassed as 82-gun.

Modernizations


1839: was rearmed with 6 x 1 - 204/13 68pdr shell SBML, 62 x 1 - 163/18 32pdr SBML, 10 x 1 - 159/8 32pdr SBML carronades

Naval service


No significant events.