HMS Rodney (1833)
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|Laid down:||July 1827|
|Launched:||18 June 1833|
|Fate:||Broken up, 1882|
|General characteristics |
|Class and type:||Rodney-class ship of the line|
|Tons burthen:||2598 bm|
|Length:||205 ft 6 in (62.64 m) (gundeck)|
|Beam:||54 ft 5 in (16.59 m)|
|Depth of hold:||23 ft 2 in (7.06 m)|
|Propulsion:||Sails (and steam, after 1860)|
|Sail plan:||Full rigged ship|
As second rate, 90 guns:
For other ships of the same name, see HMS Rodney.
HMS Rodney was a two-deck 90-gun second rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, launched on 18 June 1833 at Pembroke Dockyard.
Rodney was the ship where William Hall (VC), later to become the first Black man and one of the first Canadians to win the Victoria Cross, began his naval career in 1852.
Rodney was fitted with screw propulsion in 1860, and was broken up in 1882.
- 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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