Portland Class

NationalityGreat Britain
Nominal Guns50
Approved1766/04/02
DesignerJohn Williams (1700-?)
RateFourth Rate
TypeShip
Designed Crew350
Ships in Class10

Design ArmamentBroadside Weight = 414.00 Imperial Pound ( 187.75 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck22 x British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck22 x British 12-Pounder
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     146' 0"119' 9"40' 6"17' 6"1,044 7794
Portland (50) 18.1.1766Harwich - Essex 11.4.177019.5.1817Sold146' 0"119' 9"40' 6"17' 6"1,044 7794
Isis (50) 25.12.1770Chatham Dockyard - Chatham 19.11.17749.1810Broken Up146' 0"119' 8 ¼"40' 7 ½"17' 6"1,050 6594
Renown (50) 25.12.1770Southampton - Hampshire 4.12.177412.1794Broken Up146' 0"119' 8"40' 7 ½"17' 4 ½"1,050 4894
Bristol (50) 12.10.1768Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness 25.10.17756.1810Broken Up146' 0"119' 9"40' 7"17' 6"1,049 994
Hannibal (50) 21.6.1776Buckler's Hard - Hampshire 26.12.177921.1.1782Captured146' 3 ½"119' 9 ⅞"40' 8"17' 6"1,054 494
Adamant (50) 13.11.1776Liverpool - Lancashire 24.1.17806.1814Broken Up146' 3"120' 0"40' 9"17' 7 ½"1,059 6394
Leander (52) 25.7.1776Chatham Dockyard - Chatham 1.7.178018.8.1798Captured146' 0"119' 7 ¾"40' 8"17' 5"1,052 4694
Assistance (50) 11.2.1778Liverpool - Lancashire 12.3.178129.3.1802Wrecked145' 1"119' 9"40' 8"17' 6"1,053 3794
Europa (50) 12.1.1778Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich 19.4.178311.8.1814Sold145' 11"119' 4 ⅝"40' 7 ¼"17' 5 ½"1,046 9194
Leopard (50) 5.1785Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness 24.4.179028.6.1814Wrecked146' 5"120' 0 ¾"40' 8"17' 6"1,044 7794

Sources


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

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Posted by Sean Munyon on Tuesday 25th of October 2016 20:49

It would be Nice to add blueprints of the class to help understand the numbers better. but overall enjoying the site.

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