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HMS Nelson (1814)  (1st)
1st Rate 120-gun

    
This the first ship to carry the name HMS Nelson was a first rate, 120-gun, ship-of-the-line.

Built at Woolwich Dockyard, launched 04-Jul-1814, 205ft long, 44ft wide and of 2,617 tons builders measurement (bm).

Conversion to a screw ship completed 02-Feb-1860, with an increased tonnage of 2,736 tons bm and guns reduced to 90.

Handed over to the New South Wales Government Feb-1867.

Sold 28-Apr-1898 as a store hulk, and later used as a coal hulk.

Broken up at Launceston Sep-1928.

 

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This page last edited - 20 November, 2012.

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