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SAINT GEORGE 1st rate sailing ships-of-the-line (1832-1842)


Ships


Name

No

Yard No

Builder

Laid down

Launched

Comp

Fate

Saint George     Plymouth DYd 5/1827 27/8/1840 1840 screw ship 7/1859, sold 11/1883
Neptune     Portsmouth DYd 1/1827 27/9/1832 12/1832 screw ship 81859, sold 1/1875
Royal William     Pembroke DYd 10/1825 2/4/1833 1834 screw ship 2/1860, TS 11/1884
Waterloo, 2/1862- Conqueror     Chatham DYd 3/1827 10/6/1833 7/1833 screw ship 4/1860, Marine Society TS 8/1876
Trafalgar     Woolwich DYd 12/1829 21/6/1841 6/10/1842 screw ship 8/1859, TS 8/1870, training hulk 2/1873


Technical data


Data variantsailing screw
Displacement normal, t

2694bm

Neptune: 3405

Trafalgar: 3850

Saint George: 4213

Waterloo: 3440

Royal William: 3520

Displacement full, t   
Length, m

62.6 gundeck

Neptune, Saint George: 66.0 pp

Trafalgar: 65.8 pp

Waterloo: 66.5 pp

Royal William: 66.1

Breadth, m

16.6

St. George, Neptune, Royal William, Trafalgar: 16.9

Waterloo: 16.8

Draught, m

7.06 hold depth

Neptune, Trafalgar: 7.06 hold depth

Saint George: 7.24 hold depth

Waterloo: 7.12 hold depth

No of shafts

 

1

Machinery

sails

sails + 1 2-cyl HSE

Power, h. p. 

St. George: 1730hp

Royal William: 1763ihp

Neptune: 1910ihp

Waterloo: 1890ihp

Trafalgar: 2275ihp

Max speed, kts 

St. George, Trafalgar: 10.9

Royal William: 10.6

Neptune: 11.2

Waterloo: 11.3

Fuel, t 

coal

Endurance, nm(kts)   
Armament

6 x 1 - 204/8 68pdr SBML carronades, 30 x 1 - 163/18 32pdr 56cwt SBML, 32 x 1 - 163/18 32pdr 55cwt SBML, 34 x 1 - 162/17 32pdr 49cwt SBML, 18 x 1 - 160/11 32pdr 25cwt SBML carronades

1 x 1 - 206/15 SBML 68pdr 95cwt, 32 x 1 - 204/13 8'' 65cwt shell SBML, 34 x 1 - 163/18 32pdr 56cwt SBML, 22 x 1 - 161/15 32pdr 42cwt SBML

Complement

900

830



Ship project history


120-guns three-deckers. Broadened 1819 version of Caledonia class to carry increased weight of guns.

Modernizations


1850s, all: - 6 x 1 - 204/8 68pdr SBML carronades, 6 x 1 - 162/17 32pdr 49cwt SBML, 14 x 1 - 159/12 32pdr 25cwt SBML carronades; + 4 x 1 - 204/12 8'' 56cwt SBML

1859, Neptune, Trafalgar, Saint George; 1860, Waterloo, Royal William: were converted to screw ships-of-the-line with data as given in the table

Naval service


No significant events.