Vessels of the Canopus (1798) class
Vessels of the Canopus (1798) class


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This table shows all vessels of the class which were carried on the books of the Royal Navy in the period 1840-1880. The total number of vessels in the class may have been higher (vessels disposed of before 1840 or acquired after 1880).

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NameLaunchedFateH.P.TypeB.M.Disp.GunsS.B.Note
Canopus1798a1887WWThird rate225784Was Franklin (French) captured 1798.08.01 at the Nile. 1863 h.s.
Asia1824.01.191908WWSecond rate2289841858 guard ship
Vengeance1824.07.271897WWSecond rate2284841861 r.s.
Powerful1826.06.211864WWSecond rate2296841860 target
Clarence1827.07.251884WWSecond rate228884Laid down as Goliath. 1872 t.s. 1884.01.17 accidentally burnt on Mersey
Bombay1828.02.171864WWSecond rate2279841861 screw 2783 bm 91 guns. 1864.12.14 accidentally burnt off Montevideo
Thunderer1831.09.221901WWSecond rate2279841863 target. 1869 = Comet. 1870 = Nettle
Monarch1832.12.081866WWSecond rate2255841862 target


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