HMS London (1840)  (8th)
2nd Rate 92-gun

This the eighth ship to carry the name HMS London was a second rate, 92-gun, ship-of-the-line.

Built at Chatham Dockyard, launched 28-Sep-1840, 206ft long, 54ft 6in wide, of 2,598 tons builders measurement (bm), and displacing 4,375 tons. Armed with 10 x 8in and 82 x 32pdr guns.

Conversion to a screw ship completed 13-May-1858, with increased tonnage of 2,687 tons bm, and reduced armament of 72 guns.

Took part in the Royal Fleet Review 1853 and the Royal Fleet Review 1856.

Used as a harbour storeship from Apr-1874.

Sold in Zanzibar for breaking up, 1884.

Won the Battle Honour: Crimea 1854-55.


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This page last edited - 22 August, 2012.

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