ROYAL NAVY STEAM SHIPS 1854
This list is based on a London Times article reprinted in the New York Times on January 14, 1854. It only includes ships powered by steam propulsion.
The first group of ships were screw steamers.
SHIP

DUKE OF WELLINGTON
ROYAL GEORGE
ST JEAN D'ARCE
AGAMEMNON
CAESAR
CRESSY
JAMES WATT
MAJESTIC
NILE
PRINCESS ROYAL
SANSPAREIL
AJAX
BLENHEIM
HOGUE
EDINBURG
ARROGANT
IMPERIEUSE
AMPHION
HORATIO
TRIBUNE
DAUNTLESS
HIGHFLYER
EURYALUS
GUNS

130
120
101
90
90
80
90
80
90
90
70
58
60
60
58
47
50
34
24
30
24
21
50
LOCATION

WESTERN SQUADRON
DEVONPORT
WESTERN SQUADRON
BOSPHORUS
NOT IN COMMISSION
SHEERNESS
NOT IN COMMISSION
NOT IN COMMISSION
NOT IN COMMISSION
PORTSMOUTH
BOSPHORUS
CORK
GUARDSHIP (PORTSMOUTH)
GUARDSHIP (DEVONPORT)
GUARDSHIP (PORTSMOUTH)
WESTERN SQUADRON
WESTERN SQUADRON
WESTERN SQUADRON
GUARDSHIP (SHEERNESS)
WESTERN SQUADRON
PORTSMOUTH
MEDITERRANEAN
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The next group of ships were paddle steamers.
SHIP

TERRIBLE
SIDON
ODIN
RETRIBUTION
VALOROUS
FURIOUS
LEOPARD
MAGICIENNE
PENELOPE
GUNS

21
22
16
28
16
16
18
16
16
LOCATION

BOSPHORUS
BOSPHORUS
WESTERN SQUADRON
BOSPHORUS
WESTERN SQUADRON
BOSPHORUS
PORTSMOUTH
DEVONPORT
WEST COAST OF AFRICA
The final group included screw steam ships under construction
SHIP

ROYAL ALBERT
MARLBOROUGH
CONQUEROR
ORION
REPULSE
HANNIBAL
ALGIERS
EXMOUTH
HERO
FORTE
CHESAPEAKE
SAN FIORENZO
CURACOA
GUNS

120
120
100
90
90
90
90
90
90
50
50
50
30
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