HMS Belleisle (1819)
The hospital ship Belleisle taking provisions during the Crimean War
|Ordered:||17 November 1812|
|Laid down:||February 1816|
|Launched:||26 April 1819|
|Fate:||Broken up, 1872|
|Class and type:||Repulse-class ship of the line|
|Tons burthen:||1709 bm|
|Length:||174 ft (53 m) (gundeck)|
|Beam:||47 ft 4 in (14.43 m)|
|Depth of hold:||20 ft (6.1 m)|
|Sail plan:||Full rigged ship|
Belleisle was converted to serve as a troopship in 1841. On 10 June 1856, she ran aground on the Englishman's Shoal, in the Bosphorus. she was refloated on 13 June. Bellisle was broken up in 1872.
- Lavery, Ships of the Line, vol. 1, p. 189.
- "Devon". The Royal Cornwall Gazette, Falmouth Packet, and General Advertiser (2771). Truro. 1 August 1856. p. 5.
- Lavery, Brian (2003) The Ship of the Line - Volume 1: The development of the battlefleet 1650-1850. Conway Maritime Press. ISBN 0-85177-252-8.
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