HMS Cressy (launched as Unicorn, 1824)
HMS Cressy (launched as Unicorn, 1824)


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NameCressy (launched as Unicorn, 1824)Explanation
TypeFifth rate   
Launched30 March 1824
HullWooden
PropulsionSail
Builders measure1084 tons
Displacement 
Guns46
Fate 
ClassModified Leda
Ships book
Note1860 powder hulk.
1873 RNR drill ship.
1939 = Unicorn II.
1941 = Cressy.
1959 = Unicorn.
1968 preserved.
still extant.
Snippets concerning this vessels career
DateEvent
(January 1840)Out of commission at Chatham


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