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HMS Talbot (1824)

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Name  Talbot
Builder  Pembroke Dockyard
Completed  21 December 1825
Construction started  March 1821
Draft  3.7 m
Ordered  30 April 1818
Laid down  March 1821
Commissioned  21 September 1825
Launched  9 October 1824

HMS Talbot was a 28-gun Atholl-class sixth-rate frigate built for the Royal Navy during the 1820s.

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Description

Talbot had a length at the gundeck of 113 feet 8 inches (34.6 m) and 94 feet 8 inches (28.9 m) at the keel. She had a beam of 31 feet 10 inches (9.7 m), a draught of 12 feet (3.7 m) and a depth of hold of 8 feet 9 inches (2.7 m). The ship's tonnage was 500 1894 tons burthen. The Atholl class was armed with twenty 32-pounder carronades on her gundeck, six 32-pounder carronades on her quarterdeck and a pair of 9-pounder cannon in the forecastle. The ships had a crew of 175 officers and ratings.

Construction and career

Talbot, the fourth ship of her name to serve in the Royal Navy, was ordered on 30 April 1818, laid down in March 1821 at Pembroke Dockyard, Wales, and launched on 9 October 1824. She was completed on 21 December 1824 at Plymouth Dockyard and commissioned on 21 September of that year.

References

HMS Talbot (1824) Wikipedia


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