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HOOD 2nd rate sailing ships-of-the-line


Ships


Name

No

Yard No

Builder

Laid down

Launched

Comp

Fate

Hood (ex-Edgar)     Chatham DYd 13/8/1849 --- --- reordered as screw battleship 4/1856
Orion     Chatham DYd 1/2/1850 --- --- reordered as screw battleship 10/1852
Edgar     Pembroke DYd 1850? --- --- reordered as screw battleship 4/1851


Technical data


Displacement normal, t

2600bm

Displacement full, t 
Length, m

60.4 gundeck

Breadth, m

17.0

Draught, m

7.11 hold depth

No of shafts

 

Machinery

sails

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

12 x 1 - 204/13 68pdr 65cwt shell SBML, 20 x 1 - 163/18 32pdr 56cwt SBML, 24 x 1 - 162/17 32pdr 50cwt SBML, 24 x 1 - 161/15 32pdr 41cwt SBML

Complement

720



Ship project history


80-gun 2nd rate two-deckers. Edye and Watts design, approved in 1848. The last sailing battleships to be laid down for the RN.