Ganges Class

NationalityGreat Britain
Nominal Guns74
Approved1779
DesignerEdward Hunt (d.bef.1740)
RateThird Rate
TypeShip of the Line
Designed Crew590
Ships in Class6

Design ArmamentBroadside Weight = 781.00 Imperial Pound ( 354.18 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck28 x British 32-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 x British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck14 x British 9-Pounder
Forecastle4 x British 9-Pounder

Design Dimensions and Ship Information
 OrderedShipyardLaunchedOut of serviceFateGundeck LengthLength of KeelBreadthDepth in holdBurthen
As Designed     169' 6"138' 11 ¼"47' 4"20' 3"1,656 6494
Ganges (74) 14.7.1779Rotherhithe - London - Surrey 30.3.17823.1816Broken Up169' 6"138' 7 ¾47' 8 ½"20' 3"1,678 5394
Tremendous (74) 30.6.1779Deptford Green - Deptford - Barnards' Thames Yards 30.10.17842.1807Broken Up to Rebuild170' 4"139' 3 ¼"47' 7 ½"20' 4"1,680 2294
Invincible (74) 25.6.1801Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich 15.3.180828.1.1861Broken Up169' 6"138' 11 ⅝"47' 7"20' 3"1,656 6494
Minden (74) 5.6.1803Bombay Dockyard - Bombay 19.6.18104.7.1861Sold171' 4 ½"140' 11 ½"47' 11"20' 3"1,721 4794
Tremendous (74) UnknownDeptford Green - Deptford - Barnards' Thames Yards 1.181119.5.1897Sold170' 11"139' 3"48' 0"20' 4"1,706 5294
Minotaur (74) 3.12.1811Chatham Dockyard - Chatham 15.4.18161869Broken Up170' 11 ½"139' 7 ½"48' 2 ½"20' 3 ¾"1,726 394

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook

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