HMS Collingwood (1841)

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Career (UK) Royal Navy Ensign
Name: HMS Collingwood
Ordered: 23 June 1832
Builder: Pembroke Dockyard
Laid down: September 1835
Launched: 17 August 1841
Fate: Sold, 1867
General characteristics [1]
Class & type: Vanguard-class ship of the line
Tons burthen: 2589 bm
Length: 190 ft (58 m) (gundeck)
Beam: 56 ft 9 in (17.30 m)
Depth of hold: 22 ft 6 in (6.86 m)
Propulsion: Sails
Sail plan: Full rigged ship
Armament: 78 guns:
  • Gundeck: 26 × 32 pdrs, 2 × 68 pdr carronades
  • Upper gundeck: 26 × 32 pdrs, 2 × 68 pdr carronades
  • Quarterdeck: 14 × 32 pdrs
  • Forecastle: 2 × 32 pdrs, 2 × 32 pdr carronades
  • Poop deck: 4 × 18 pdr carronades

HMS Collingwood was an 80-gun two-deck second rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, launched on 17 August 1841 at Pembroke Dockyard.[1]

She was fitted with screw propulsion in 1861, and sold out of the navy in 1867.[1]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Lavery, Ships of the Line vol.1, p191.

References[edit]

  • Lavery, Brian (2003) The Ship of the Line - Volume 1: The development of the battlefleet 1650-1850. Conway Maritime Press. ISBN 0-85177-252-8.
  • Kay, H Alison (1986) HMS Collingwood 1844-1848 (Pacific Station), From the Journals of Philip Horatio Townsend Somerville,R.N. The Pentland Press ISBN 0-946270-31-7