HMS Anson (1812)
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|Ordered:||2 November 1807|
|Launched:||11 May 1812|
|Fate:||Broken up, 1851|
|General characteristics |
|Class and type:||Vengeur-class ship of the line|
|Tons burthen:||1742 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|
She was placed on harbour service in 1839, carried 499 male convicts to Hobart in 1844, served the next seven years there as a probation ship for female convicts, and was finally broken up there in 1851.
- Lavery, Ships of the Line, vol. 1, p. 189.
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