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Frederick William, 1860
Type: 1st rate ; Armament 110
Launched : 24 Mar 1860 ; Disposal date or year : 30 Aug 1948
Disposal Details : Foundered in the Thames. Raised and broken up 1953
BM: 3241 tons ; Displacement: 4725 tons
Propulsion: Screw
Machinery notes: 500 h.p.
Notes:

Jul 1841 begun building as a sailing ship.

Laid down as Royal Frederick.

28 May 1859 conversion from sailing ship into screw steam ship commenced.

1860 Portsmouth.

Dec 1862 Portsmouth. In ordinary.

1 July 1864 Commissioned at Portsmouth.

1 Jul to 31 Dec 1864 Coast Guard Service, Home Station, at Portland and replaces the Colossus. Number of Cases of Disease and Injury.

1870 Portsmouth, re-rated as a 74

1876 Renamed Worcester, Training Ship