Carnatic Class

OriginBWAS-1793
A 'middling' class, built to the lines of the Courageux, taken in 1761 and noticably bigger than other 74's of the time

NationalityGreat Britain
Nominal Guns74
Approved1779
Designer 
RateThird Rate
TypeShip of the Line
Designed Crew640
Ships in Class6

Design ArmamentBroadside Weight = 781.00 Imperial Pound ( 354.18 kg)BWAS-1793
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     172' 3"140' 5 ¼"47' 9"20' 9"1,703 2194
Carnatic (74) UnknownDeptford Dockyard - Deptford 21.1.17839.1825Broken Up172' 3"140' 5 ¼"47' 9"20' 9"1,703 2194
Colossus (74) 13.12.1781Gravesend - Kent 4.4.178710.12.1798Wrecked172' 3"140' 1"48' 0"20' 8 ¾"1,716 7194
Leviathan (74) 9.12.1779Chatham Dockyard - Chatham 9.10.17907.8.1848Sold172' 3"140' 4"47' 10"20' 9"1,707 8594
Minotaur (74) 3.12.1782Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich 6.11.179322.12.1810Wrecked172' 1 ½"140' 2"48' 0"20' 7"1,717 7494
Aboukir (74) 16.8.1800Frindsbury - Kent 18.11.180716.8.1838Sold172' 5 ⅝"140' 2 ¼"47' 9 ½"20' 10"1,703 1594
Bombay (74) 9.7.1801Deptford Dockyard - Deptford 28.3.180822.12.1855Broken Up172' 3 ½"140' 0 ¼"47' 9 ½"20' 9"1,701 1294

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook

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