Ardent Class

Additional CarronadesW030
In 1794, this class had 2 x 24-Pounder carronades add to the Quarterdeck and 6 x 18-Pounder carronades placed on the roundhouse

NationalityGreat Britain
Nominal Guns64
Approved1762
DesignerSir Thomas Slade (1703-1771)
RateThird Rate
TypeShip of the Line
Designed Crew500
Ships in Class7

Design ArmamentBroadside Weight = 600.00 Imperial Pound ( 272.10 kg)BWAS-1793
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' 0"131' 8"44' 4"18' 0"1,376 4794
Ardent (64) 12.12.1761Hessel Cliff - The Humber 13.8.176417.8.1779Captured160' 0"131' 8 ¼"44' 4 ½"19' 0"1,379 3294
Raisonable (64) 4.12.1762Chatham Dockyard - Chatham 10.12.17683.1815Broken Up160' 1"131' 6"44' 6"19' 0"1,385 1194
Belliqueux (64) 19.2.1778Blackwall Yard - Blackwall 5.6.17803.1816Broken Up160' 0"131' 6 ⅞"44' 4 ¾"19' 0"1,379 3894
Agamemnon (64) 5.2.1777Buckler's Hard - Hampshire 10.4.178116.6.1809Wrecked160' 2"131' 10 ¾"44' 5"18' 11"1,383 5794
Indefatigable (64) 3.8.1780Buckler's Hard - Hampshire 7.17848.1816Broken Up160' 1 ¼"131' 10 ¾"44' 5"19' 0"1,384 394
Stately (64) 10.2.1777Northam - Devon 27.12.17847.1814Broken Up160' 0 ½"131' 7"44' 6 ½"19' 9"1,388 5694
Nassau (64) 14.11.1782Bristol - England 20.9.178514.10.1799Wrecked160' 1"131' 8"44' 5"19' 1"1,384 2694


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