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PRINCESS ROYAL 2nd rate sailing ship-of-the-line


Ships


Name

No

Yard No

Builder

Laid down

Launched

Comp

Fate

Princess Royal (ex-Prince Albert)     Portsmouth DYd 2/1841 --- --- reordered as screw battleship 9/1852


Technical data


Displacement normal, t

2897bm

Displacement full, t 
Length, m

62.2 gundeck

Breadth, m

17.7

Draught, m

7.32 hold depth

No of shafts

 

Machinery

sails

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

4 x 1 - 206/16 68pdr 112cwt shell SBML, 6 x 1 - 204/13 68pdr 65cwt shell SBML, 2 x 1 - 204/12 68pdr 52cwt shell SBML, 54 x 1 - 163/18 32pdr 56cwt SBML, 24 x 1 - 161/15 32pdr 42cwt SBML

Complement

820



Ship project history


90-gun 2nd rate two-decker. John Edye design of 1847 with breadth reduced from Albion design.