HMS Newcastle (1860)  (5th)

This the fifth ship to carry the name HMS Newcastle was a wooden screw frigate.

Built at Deptford Dockyard, launched 16-Oct-1860, 250ft long, 52ft wide and of 3,035 tons builders measurement or 4,020 tons displacement. With an armament of 30 x 8in guns, 1 x 68pdr gun, 20 x 32pdr guns.

She served in India and Japan before being reduced to a powder hulk at Devonport 1889.

She remained at Devonport until 1929 when she was sold and broken up.


Other HMS Newcastle
- 1st HMS  Newcastle
- 2nd HMS Newcastle
- 3rd HMS Newcastle
- 4th HMS Newcastle
- 5th HMS Newcastle
- 6th HMS Newcastle
- 7th HMS Newcastle
- 8th HMS Newcastle

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This page last edited - 03 April, 2013.

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