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Health of the Navy 1864

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Table, N0. 5

Showing the Names of Ships; the Average Complements; the Number of Cases; the Total Number of Days' Sickness on Board, and the Average Number of Men Sick Daily, in each Ship.

C. Commissioned.       D. Returns defective.       P. O. Paid off.       C. S. Station changed.

Rate Name of Ship Where Commissioned When Commissioned Number of Guns Tonnage Horse Power Period Average Complement Average complement Corrected for Time. Number of Cases of Disease and Injury. Number of Days' Sickness on Board Average Number of Men Sick Daily Ratio per 1,000 of Average Force of each Ship Number Discharged to Hospital.
Ironclads Black Prince Woolwich 1 Aug 1861 40 6,109 S.1250 year 680 680 680 7,885 21.6 31.7 91
Defence Chatham 4 Dec 1861 16 3,270 S. 600 1 July to 31 Dec. 410 205 221 1,552 4.2 20.4 37
Enterprise Woolwich 6 May 1864 4 993 S. 160 6 May to 31 Dec . 110 75 185 1,142 3.1 41.3 35
Hector Portsmouth 13 Jan 1864 28 4,089 S. 800 13 Jan to 31 Dec 465 465 552 5,384 14.7 31.6 66
Prince Consort Devonport 14 Jan 1864 35 4,045 S.1,000 14 Jan to 31 Dec 520 520 849 9,416 25.7 49.4 156
Research Devonport 11 Mar 1864 4 1,253 S. 200 9 Mar to 31 Dec 125 105 202 1,562 4.2 40,0 31
Ironclad (Cupola) Royal Sovereign Portsmouth - 5 3,765 S. 800 9 July to 31 Dec 110 55 102 695 1.9 34.5 35
Ironclad Warrior P. 0. Woolwich 1 Aug. 1861 40 6,109 S.1,250 1 Jan to 22 Nov     660 605 781 10,184 27.8 45.9 159
Second Rates Donegal Devonport 1 Sep 1864 81 3,245 S. 800 1 Sep to 31 Dec 400 135 255 2,578 7.0 51.8 6
Edgar S. C. Portsmouth 11 July 1862 71 3,094 S. 600 year 760 760 1,073 8,331 23.3 30.6 216
Fourth Rate Aurora Devonport 18 Nov 1863 35 2,538 S. 400 year 365 365 870 7,676 21.0 57.5 72

Stationary Ships

Asia Portsmouth 1 Apr 1862 - 2,289 - year 1,650 1,650 627 5,296 14.5 8.7 186
Ajax Devonport 1 Feb. 1858 60 1,761 S. 450 1 Jan. to 31 Mar. 270 70 55 746 2.0 28.5 7
Cambridge Devonport 1 Mar. 1862 78 2,139 - year 510 510 602 5,173 14.1 27.6 84
Cumberland Sheerness 1 0ct. 1859 24 2,214 - year 800 800 462 6,111 16.7 20.8 62
Colossus P. Portsmouth 12 June 1860 80 2,590 S. 400 1 Jan. to 30 June 245 120 163 2,003 5.4 45.0 24
Cornwallis Devonport 4 Dec. 1856 60 1,809 S. 200 1 Jan. to 31 Mar. 200 50 71 1,007 2.7 54.0 7
Edinburgh Sheerness 1 Mar. 1858 60 1,772 S. 450 1 Jan. to 29 Feb. 300 50 41 657 1.8 36.0 3
Excellent Portsmouth 1 Jan. 1859 - 2,311 - year 900 900 984 8,073 22.1 24.5 217
Fisgard Woolwich I Jan. 1863 42 1,069 - year 450 450 474 2,935 8.0 17.7 165
Formidable Sheerness 3 July 1860 26 2,289 - year 225 225 311 2,049 5.6 24.8 34
Hastings Liverpool 1 July 1862 50 1,760 S. 200 year 230 230 135 1,425 3,9 16.9 26
Hogue Devonport 1 Mar 1858 60 1,846 S. 450 1 Jan to 30 Jun 335 170 145 1,653 4.5 26.4 15
Indus Devonport 14 July 1860 - 2,098 - year 1,185 1,185 641 5,338 14.7 12.4 141
Majestic P. 0. Sheerness 1 Feb. 1860 80 2,566 S. 400 1 Jan. to 31 Aug. 320 215 444 4,192 11.4 53.0 4
Training Ships (for Cadets). Boscawen Southampton 5 Mar. 1862 20 2,213 - year 480 480 317 5,072 13.8 28.7 34
Britannia Portsmouth 1 Jan. 1859 8 2,616 - year 450 450 688 4,967 13.6 30.2 42
Implacable Devonport 12 July 1860 18 1,882 - year 440 440 556 5,372 14.7 33.4 46
Impregnable Devonport 1 Jan. 1862 78 2,406 - year 700 700 625 3,751 10.2 14.6 117
St. Vincent Portsmouth 1 Jan. 1862 26 2,612 - year 615 615 1,278 13,255 36.3 59.0 226
Wellesley Chatham 1 Jan. 1862 72 1,746 - year 480 480 268 2,370 6.4 13.3 86
Coast Guard Ships Blenheim Portsmouth 12 June 1860 60 1,822 S. 450 year 435 435 301 3,908 10.7 24.5 5
Dauntless Portsmouth 28 Aug. 1859 31 1,575 S. 450 year 215 215 193 1,816 4.9 22.7 25
Frederick William Portsmouth 1 July 1864 74 3,241 S. 500 1 July to 31 Dec. 310 155 164 2,291 6.2 40.0 13
Hawke Sheerness 18 Dec. 1856 60 1,754 S. 200 year 400 400 269 2,596 7.1 17.7 32
Irresistible Sheerness 1 April 1864 60 2,642 S. 400 1 Apr. to 31 Dec 300 225 343 3,014 8.2 36.4 37
Lion Devonport I July 1864 60 2,611 S. 400 1 July to 31 Dec 360 180 174 1,993 5.4 30.0 18
Pembroke Sheerness 1 Mar. 1858 60 1,758 S. 200 year 210 210 357 5,504 15.0 71.4 13
Royal George Devonport 1 April 1864 72 2,616 S. 400 1 Apr. to 31 Dec 300 225 470 3,771 10.3 45.3 15
St. George Devonport 10 Feb. 1864 72 2,864 S. 500 10 Feb to 31 Dec. 330 305 156 1,698 4.6 15.1 21
Trafalgar Sheerness 1 Mar. 1864 72 2,900 S. 500 1 Mar. to 31 Dec. 290 240 232 3,562 9.7 40.4 4
Drill Ships Active Chatham 8 May 1863 20 1,627 - year 35 35 20 142 0.3 8.5 1
Brilliant Woolwich 1 Apri1 1862 16 954 - Year 30 30 21 272 0.6 20.0 2
Castor Chatham 1 April 1862 22 1,293 - Year 60 60 41 493 1.3 21.6 -
Daedalus Devonport 1 April 1862 16 1,082 - Year 30 30 30 351 0.9 30.0 -
Eagle Liverpool 1 July 1862 16 1,723 - year 30 30 38 292 0.8 26.6 1
President Woolwich 1 April 1862 16 1,.537 - year 40 40 21 145 0.3 0.7 1
Saturn Pembroke 1 Jan. 1863 - 1,616 - year 70 70 51 750 2.0 28.5 -
Trincomalee Chatham 1 April 1862 16 1,066 - year 30 30 22 317 0.8 20.0 1
Winchester Liverpool l July 1862 12 652 - year 30 30 26 298 0.7 23.3 2
Receiving Ships Canopus C. Devonport 1 April 1863 8 2,257 - year 300 300 386 2,907 7.9 26.3 78
Duke of Wellington Portsmouth 1 May 1863 16 3,771 S. 700 year 390 390 491 3,491 9.5 24.3 141
Royal Adelaide Devonport 1 Jan. 1862 26 2,446 - year 335 335 208 2,049 5.6 16.7 58
Victory Portsmouth 1 Jan. 1862 12 2,164 - year 375 375 363 2,413 6.6 17.6 96
Steam Vessels Dasher Portsmouth 1 Jan. 1863 2 260 - year 210 210 236 2,331 6.3 30.0 7
Jackal Woolwich 11 April 1859 4 340 P. 150 year 60 60 26 46 0.1 0.1 4
Lizard Sheerness 2 July 1860 3 340 P.150 year 40 40 35 337 0.9 22.5 6
Medusa D. Sheerness 1 Sept. 1863 - 889 P. 312 8 months 55 35 42 340 0.9 25.7 6
Salamis Sheerness 3 May 1864 2 835 P. 250 5 May to 31 Dec 65 40 73 422 1.1 27.5 12
Yachts Osborne Portsmouth 3 May 1859 2 1,034 P. 430 year 85 85 125 1,023 2.8 32.9 12
Victoria and Albert Portsmouth 1 Mar. 1860 2 2,345 P. 600 year 180 180 62 455 1.2 6.6 16
Troop Ship Adventure Woolwich 28 April 1862 2 1,794 S. 400 1 Jan. to 30 June 200 100 360 348 8.3 83.0 35
Store Ships Dee Woolwich 12 June 1863 1 704 P. 220 Year 70 70 50 488 1.3 18.5 19
Geyser Devonport 23 Jun 1860 6 1,054 P.280 Year 170 170 253 2,950 8.0 47.0 27
Training Brigs Ferret - 19 May 1859 8 358 - Year 100 100 178 1,537 4.2 42.0 10
Martin -   10 48l - 7 July to 31 Dec. 130 65 52 428 1.1 16.9 7
Sealark - 10 Mar. 1851    8 319 - Year 80 80 155 1,277 3.4 42.5 9
Squirrel - - 8 428 - year 130 130 93 615 1.6 12,3 15
Sheerness Naval Barracks Sheerness 1 Oct 1859 24 2,214 - year 160 160 274 2,079 5.6 35.0 26