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HMS Mars (1848)

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Name  HMS Mars
Laid down  December 1839
Tons burthen  2576 bm
Launched  1 July 1848
Builder  Chatham Dockyard
Fate  Sold, 1929
Construction started  December 1839
Class and type  Vanguard-class ship of the line

HMS Mars was a two-deck 80-gun second rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, launched on 1 July 1848 at Chatham Dockyard.

She served as a supply carrier in the Crimean War, and was fitted with screw propulsion in 1855. She then saw service in the Mediterranean. In 1869 she was moored in the River Tay. She served there as a training ship until 1929, when she was sold and towed to Thos W Ward Inverkeithing to be broken up.

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HMS Mars (1848) Wikipedia


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