Crown Class

Last of its typeBWAS-1714
This was the last 64-gun class designed for the British Navy. It had an additional pair of gunports on the upper-deck, but guns were not supplied for these.

NationalityGreat Britain
Nominal Guns64
Approved1779
Designer 
RateThird Rate
TypeShip of the Line
Designed Crew500
Ships in Class4

Design ArmamentBroadside Weight = 600.00 Imperial Pound ( 272.10 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck26 x British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 x British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck10 x British 9-Pounder
Forecastle2 x British 9-Pounder

Design Dimensions and Ship Information
 OrderedShipyardLaunchedOut of serviceFateGundeck LengthLength of KeelBreadthDepth in holdBurthen
As Designed     160' 6"131' 8 ½"44' 6"19' 5"1,387 2994
Crown (64) 14.10.1778Blackwall Yard - Blackwall 15.3.17823.1816Broken Up160' 5"131' 5"44' 10"19' 5 ½"1,405 894
Scipio (64) 11.11.1779Deptford Green - Deptford - Barnards' Thames Yards 22.10.178210.1798Broken Up160' 8"131' 8 ½"44' 8 ¾"19' 5"1,401 6094
Ardent (64) 15.10.1779Bursledon - Hampshire 21.12.178211.4.1794Burnt160' 8"131' 11 ¾"44' 7 ½"19' 4 ½"1,397 8294
Veteran (64) 3.9.1780East Cowes - Isle of Wight 14.8.17876.1816Broken Up160' 4 ½"131' 3 ⅞"44' 8 ⅝"19' 5"1,396 7894

Sources


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

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