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Windsor Castle, 1858
Type: 1st rate ; Armament 100
Launched : 26 Aug 1858 ; Disposal date or year : 1908
BM: 3101 tons ; Displacement: 4971 tons
Machinery notes: 500
Jan, 1846, Windsor Castle, 110, by Sir W. Symonds, timbers not prepared, at Pembroke.
Laid down as sailing 116 gun Victoria. Converted to screw on stocks.
1869 Renamed Cambridge.
Windsor Castle, 1918-19
Type: Armed Ship ;
1918-19 a part of the British Caspian Flotilla - see p. 218 www.naval-review.org/issues/1920-2.pdf.
Type: Passenger vessel ; Armament : 1 x 4" Q.F., 1 x 6 pdr, 1 x Maxim.
Converted : 1914 ; Displacement : 600 tons
Acquired on the outbreak of war from Uganda Railway Flotilla of Steamers operating on Lake Victoria Nyanza - see p. 288-317 www.naval-review.org/issues/1921-2.pdf.
Based at Uganda to act as despatch vessel for the authorities there - see p. 289.