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Date Posted: 08:33:23 11/23/16 Wed
Author: AvM
Subject: Re: Diana
In reply to: Albert Parker 's message, "Re: Diana" on 10:38:41 11/22/16 Tue

Dimensions : 161ft0in x 40ft6in x 27ft7in (h) (49.07 x 12.34 x 8.84 m) (French length 49.22 m)
Tonnage : 2000tx
Sails :
Armament : design 1822: 28x18pdr, 13x18pdr, 8 x 32pdr carronades; 14.12.1822: 32x18pdr, 16x9pdr;as completed: 50x24pdr; 1831 (French): 20-30x18pdr, 14 x ?pdr carronades, 8x32pdr carronades
Complement : 400
Design : construction by Mabuel de Costa

Name Shipyard Ordered Laid down Launched Completed Fate
Diana Arsenal da Baía, Bahia 09.1822 1857 broken up

Launched as Constituição and renamed Diana 1823. Fought against Brazilian fleet 1823. A part of the royalist expeditions to Madeira 1828 and to Terceira, Azores1829, during the Civil War.Captured by French in the Tagus 1831, stricken 05.1838. Sold together with corvette Urania for 142,812,047 reis to Portugal and returned 1838 at Brest. Sold in Lisbona to be broken up 05.1857.

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