HMS Belleisle (1819)

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BELLEISLE 1819 RMG J6965.jpg
Drawing of the upper deck of the Belleisle, 1842
History
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Name: HMS Belleisle
Ordered: 17 November 1812
Builder: Pembroke Dockyard
Laid down: February 1816
Launched: 26 April 1819
Fate: Broken up, 1872
General characteristics [1]
Class and type: Repulse-class ship of the line
Tons burthen: 1709 bm
Length: 174 ft (53 m) (gundeck)
Beam: 47 ft 4 in (14.43 m)
Depth of hold: 20 ft (6.1 m)
Propulsion: Sails
Sail plan: Full rigged ship
Armament:
  • 74 guns:
  • Gundeck: 28 × 32-pounders
  • Upper gundeck: 28 × 18-pounders
  • Quarterdeck: 14 × 9-pounders
  • Forecastle: 4 × 9-pounders

HMS Belleisle was a 74-gun third rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, launched on 26 April 1819 at Pembroke Dockyard.[1]

Belleisle was converted to serve as a troopship in 1841, and was broken up in 1872.[1]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Lavery, Ships of the Line, vol. 1, p. 189.

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.

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