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ROYAL ALBERT 1st rate sailing ship-of-the-line


Ships


Name

No

Yard No

Builder

Laid down

Launched

Comp

Fate

Royal Albert     Woolwich DYd 8/1844 --- --- reordered as screw battleship 1/1852


Technical data


Displacement normal, t

3463bm

Displacement full, t 
Length, m

67.1 gundeck

Breadth, m

18.5

Draught, m

7.62 hold depth

No of shafts

 

Machinery

sails

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

6 x 1 - 204/13 68pdr 60cwt shell SBML, 60 x 1 - 163/18 32pdr 56cwt SBML, 34 x 1 - 162/17 32pdr 49cwt SBML, 6 x 1 - 161/15 32pdr 42cwt SBML, 14 x 1 - 160/11 32pdr 25cwt SBML

Complement

1000



Ship project history


120-gun 1st rate three-decker. Oliver Lang design of 1831, effectively an expanded version of the last pre-Symondite three-decker, the Trafalgar. The largest pure sailing battleship ever designed for the Royal Navy.