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William Loney RN - Background

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NameSevernExplanation
Type4th rate TypeFrigate
Launched (Sail)24 January 1856 Converted to screw8 February 1860
HullWooden Length240 feet
PropulsionSail Men525
Builders measure1944 tons Builders measure (as screw)2767 tons
Displacement  Displacement (as screw)3536 tons
Guns50 Guns (as screw)51
Fate1876 Last in commission1866
Class    
Ships bookADM 135/425   
Snippets concerning career prior to conversion
DateEvent
24 January 1856Launched as 4th sailing ship at Chatham Dockyard (never completed).
Career as unarmoured wooden screw vessel
DateEvent
8 February 1860Undocked as screw at Chatham Dockyard.
19 July 1862
- 12 June 1866
Commanded (from commissioning at Plymouth until paying off at Sheerness) by Commodore Frederick Byng Montresor, East Indies (senior officer on the East Indies division)
8 April 1876Breaking up completed.
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