Niger Class

NationalityGreat Britain
Nominal Guns32
Approved1757
DesignerSir Thomas Slade (1703-1771)
RateFifth Rate
TypeFrigate
Designed Crew220
Ships in Class10

Design ArmamentBroadside Weight = 177.00 Imperial Pound ( 80.27 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck26 x British 12-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck12 x British 1/2-Pound Swivel
Quarterdeck4 x British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 x British 6-Pounder

Design Dimensions and Ship Information
 OrderedShipyardLaunchedOut of serviceFateGundeck LengthLength of KeelBreadthDepth in holdBurthen
As Designed     125' 0"103' 4"35' 2"12' 0"679 6794
Stag (32) 19.9.1757Rotherhithe - London - Surrey 4.9.175831.7.1783Broken Up125' 2 ½"103' 8 ½"35' 9 ½"12' 0"706 6394
Alarm (32) 19.9.1757King's Yard - Harwich 19.9.17589.1812Broken Up125' 0"103' 4"35' 2"12' 0"679 6794
Aeolus (32) 19.9.1757Deptford Dockyard - Deptford 29.11.17584.1801Broken Up125' 5 ½"103' 6 ⅛"35' 9"12' 9"703 8194
Niger (32) 19.9.1757Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness 25.9.175929.9.1814Sold125' 0"103' 4"35' 2"12' 0"679 6794
Quebec (32) 16.7.1759King's Yard - Harwich 14.7.17606.10.1779Sunk in Action125' 0"103' 3"35' 4"12' 0"685 6094
Montreal (32) 6.6.1759Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness 15.9.17611.5.1779Captured125' 0 ⅝"103' 4"35' 2 ⅝"12' 0"681 7194
Pearl (32) 24.3.1761Chatham Dockyard - Chatham 27.3.176214.1.1832Sold125' 0 ½"103' 4 ⅜"35' 3"12' 0"683 1694
Emerald (32) 24.3.1761Kingston upon Hull - Yorkshire - The Humber 8.6.17622.10.1793Broken Up125' 0"103' 4 ½"35' 2 ½"12' 0"681 3194
Winchelsea (32) 11.8.1761Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness 31.5.17643.11.1814Sold125' 0"103' 4"35' 2"12' 0"679 6794
Aurora (32) 8.12.1762Chatham Dockyard - Chatham 13.1.17661.1770Foundered125' 0"103' 3 ⅜"35' 3"12' 0"682 5994


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