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Princess Royal, 1853
Type: 2nd rate ; Armament 91
Launched : 23 Jun 1853 ; Disposal date or year : 1872
BM: 3129 tons
Machinery notes: 400 hp
Jan, 1846, Princess Royal, 90, Sir W. Symonds, half built, at Portsmouth. (Laid down as Prince Albert).
Jan 1848 Portsmouth, Building as Princess Royal.
11 Mar 1854 departed Spithead, with the fleet, for the Baltic - see p. 413 at www.archive.org/details/royalnavyhistory06clow
15 Apr 1854 captured Russian brig Patrioten [Prize Money per London Gazette of 21 Jul 1857].
13 Jun 1854 the French fleet joined the British in the Baltic at Baro Sound - see p. 419-> at www.archive.org/details/royalnavyhistory06clow
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.
15 Feb 1864 Devonport. Commissioned for Irregular or particular service and then the Cape of Good Hope and East Indies station.
21 Feb to 30 June 1864 Irregular or particular service. Medical report : VD onboard : number of Cases of Disease and Injury.
1 July to 31 Dec 1864 Cape of Good Hope and East Indies station. Medical report : brain disease, fever and heart disease onboard : number of Cases of Disease and Injury.
Princess Royal, 1861
Type: CoastGuard Cruiser ;
Laid down : J. and R. White, Cowes, 2 Nov 1861 ;
BM: 60 tons ;
Princess Royal, 1911
Type: Battle Cruiser ;
28 Aug 1914 in action off Heligoland - see p. 145 www.naval-review.org/issues/1917.pdf.
24 Jan 1915 in action off Dogger Bank - see p. 151 www.naval-review.org/issues/1917.pdf.
18 Aug 1916 sailed from Rosyth (?) with the Fleet on a short cruise - see p. 74 www.naval-review.org/issues/1920-1.pdf.
20 Aug 1916 returned to Rosyth (?).