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HMS Marlborough (1855)  (4th)
1st Rate 121-gun 

    
This the fourth ship to carry the name HMS Marlborough was a first rate, 121-gun, screw, ship-of-the-line.

Built at Portsmouth Dockyard, launched 31-Jul-1855, 245ft long, 61ft wide and of 4,000 tons builders measurement or 6,300 tons displacement.

Her establishment of guns was 1 x 110pdr, 16 x 8in, 6 x 70pdr, 10 x  40pdr and 88 x 32pdr.

Became a training ship in 1878. Renamed HMS Vernon II Mar 1904.

Sold for breaking up Oct-1924.

Capsized and sank 28-Nov-1924 off Osea Island while under tow to the shipbreakers. 

 

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- 2nd HMS Marlborough
- 3rd HMS Marlborough
- 4th HMS Marlborough
- 5th HMS Marlborough
- 6th HMS Marlborough

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This page last edited - 30 November, 2012.

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