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ROYAL ALBERT 1st rate screw ship-of-the-line (1854)


Ships


Name

No

Yard No

Builder

Laid down

Launched

Comp

Fate

Royal Albert

    Woolwich DYd 8/1844 13/5/1854 19/11/1854 out of service 1/1861


Technical data


Displacement normal, t

5571

Displacement full, t 
Length, m

70.9 pp

Breadth, m

18.6

Draught, m

7.37 hold depth

No of shafts

1

Machinery

sails + boilers, 1 2-cyl HSE, trunk

Power, h. p.

1801ihp

Max speed, kts

10

Fuel, t

coal

Endurance, nm(kts) 
Armament

1 x 1 - 206/15 68pdr 95cwt SBML, 32 x 1 - 204/13 8'' 65cwt shell SBML, 32 x 1 - 163/18 32pdr 56cwt SBML, 56 x 1 - 161/15 32pdr 42cwt SBML

Complement

1050



Ship project history


1st rate 120-gun sailing ship (Oliver Lang design), reordered as 121-gun screw ship 31/1/1852. Wooden hull.

Modernizations


None.

Naval service


Royal Albert was paid off 25/1/1861 as 'unfit for further service' but was sold only in 1884.