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Type: 2nd rate ; Armament 90 (Lower deck. 32 x 68-pdrs, each 65 cwt. and 9 feet long; main deck, 32 x 32-pdrs, 50 cwt., 9 feet long ; q'deck & f'cstle, 4 x 68-pdrs, 52 cwt., 8 feet long, and 22 x 32-pounders, 42 cwt., 8 feet long.)
Launched : 26 Jan 1854 ; Disposal date or year : 1870
BM: 3340 (3099 bm) tons ; Displacement: 4730 tons
Machinery notes: 600
Jan, 1846, Algiers, 90, by Sir W. Symonds, timbers providing, at Pembroke.
20 Dec 1848 Devonport building
25 May 1855, Kertch and Yenikale were captured, along with thousands of tons and coal and provisions, along with factories etc., by some 60 French and British vessels, and allied troops, for which no prize money appeared to be payable, contrary to the Queen's instructions. See Hansard for more details, and approval for a Parliamentary Grant in lieu.
9 Dec 1855 Arrived Malta from the Crimea, Constantinople and the Bay of Salamis.
12 Jan 1856 Malta sailed for Plymouth.
4 Feb 1856 Surgn. A McLatchie Apptd.
13 Feb 1856 reported to be off Plymouth.
15 Feb 1856 Arrived at Spithead from the Black Sea. To be depot ship for the division of gunboat flotilla under Captain Codrington.
25 Feb 1856 To be taken into dock
24 Mar 1856 The Algiers, 91, screw ship, Captain HJ Codrington, will go out of dock tomorrow, having completed her refit.
23 Apr 1856, Present at Fleet Review, Spithead ; Captain Codrington
1860 Channel Squadron - re-rated as a 91