HMS Trafalgar (1820)
HMS Camperdown 1843
|Ordered:||12 June 1807|
|Laid down:||May 1813|
|Launched:||26 July 1820|
|Fate:||Sold, May 1906|
|General characteristics |
|Class and type:||98-gun second rate ship of the line|
|Tons burthen:||2404 bm|
|Length:||196 ft (60 m) (gundeck)|
|Beam:||52 ft 6 in (16.00 m)|
|Depth of hold:||22 ft 8 in (6.91 m)|
|Sail plan:||Full rigged ship|
HMS Trafalgar was ordered as a 98-gun second rate ship of the line, re-rated as a 106-gun first rate ship of the line in February 1817 and launched on 26 July 1820 at Chatham. She was jointly designed by the Surveyors of the Navy at the time, and was the only ship built to her draught.
She was renamed HMS Camperdown on 22 February 1825.
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