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RENOWN screw ships-of-the-line (1858 - 1860)


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Renown  

Ships


Name

No

Yard No

Builder

Laid down

Launched

Comp

Fate

Revenge

  146

Pembroke DYd

22/1/1854

16/4/1859

8/6/1861

Coast Guard 9/1865

Renown

   

Chatham DYd

20/12/1854

28/3/1857

20/2/1858

to North German Confederation 3/1870 (Renown)

Atlas

   

Chatham DYd

23/2/1858

21/7/1860

1860

never fitted to sea, hospital ship 7/1881

Anson, 1/1883- Algiers

   

Woolwich DYd

1/10/1858

15/9/1860

1860

never fitted to sea, harbour vessel 9/1899



Technical data


Displacement normal, t

5260

Displacement full, t 
Length, m

74.7 pp

Breadth, m

16.9

Draught, m

7.47

No of shafts

1

Machinery

Renown: sails + boilers, 1 2-cyl HSE trunk

Revenge, Anson, Atlas: sails + boilers, 1 2-cyl HSE

Power, h. p.

Renown: 3183ihp

Revenge: 3249ihp

Atlas: 3732ihp

Anson: 3583ihp

Max speed, kts

Renown: 11.4

Revenge: 11.5

Atlas, Anson: 13

Fuel, t

coal

Endurance, nm(kts) 
Armament

1 x 1 - 206/15 68pdr 95cwt shell SBML, 34 x 1 - 204/13 8'' 65cwt shell SBML, 36 x 1 - 163/18 32pdr 56cwt SBML, 20 x 1 - 161/16 32pdr 45cwt SBML

Complement

860



Graphics


<i>Renown</i>  
Renown  


Ship project history


New 91-gun ships. Surveyor's design of 1856. Wooden hull.

Modernizations


None.

Naval service


Renown was transferred to North German Confederation in 1870 and served as TS under former name.

Thanks to Wolfgang Stöhr for additional information on this page.