HMS Cornwall (1812)
|Ordered:||13 July 1807|
|Laid down:||February 1808|
|Launched:||16 January 1812|
|Renamed:||HMS Wellesley, 1868|
|Fate:||Broken up, 1875|
|General characteristics |
|Class & type:||Vengeur-class ship of the line|
|Tons burthen:||1751 bm|
|Length:||176 ft (54 m) (gundeck)|
|Beam:||47 ft 6 in (14.48 m)|
|Depth of hold:||21 ft (6.4 m)|
|Sail plan:||Full rigged ship|
In 1831 she was razeed to a 50-gun ship, though never saw active service again.
In 1859 she was loaned to the London Association for use as a juvenile reformatory school. In 1868 she was renamed Wellesley and moved to the Tyne to serve as a school ship. She was broken up at Sheerness in 1875.
- Lavery, The Ship of the Line vol. 1, p. 188.
- 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.
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