Portland Class

NationalityGreat Britain
Nominal Guns50
Approved1766/04/02
DesignerJohn Williams
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 1766/01/18Harwich 1770/04/111817/05/19Sold146' 0"119' 9"40' 6"17' 6"1,044 7794
Isis 1770/12/25Chatham Dockyard 1774/11/191810/09Broken Up146' 0"119' 8 ¼"40' 7 ½"17' 6"1,050 6594
Renown 1770/12/25Southampton 1774/12/041794/12Broken Up146' 0"119' 8"40' 7 ½"17' 4 ½"1,050 4894
Bristol 1768/10/12Sheerness Dockyard 1775/10/251810/06Broken Up146' 0"119' 9"40' 7"17' 6"1,049 994
Hannibal 1776/06/21Buckler's Hard 1779/12/261782/01/21Captured146' 3 ½"119' 9 ⅞"40' 8"17' 6"1,054 494
Adamant 1776/11/13Liverpool 1780/01/241814/06Broken Up146' 3"120' 0"40' 9"17' 7 ½"1,059 6394
Leander 1776/07/25Chatham Dockyard 1780/07/011798/08/18Captured146' 0"119' 7 ¾"40' 8"17' 5"1,052 4694
Assistance 1778/02/11Liverpool 1781/03/121802/03/29Wrecked145' 1"119' 9"40' 8"17' 6"1,053 3794
Europa 1778/01/12Woolwich Dockyard 1783/04/191814/08/11Sold145' 11"119' 4 ⅝"40' 7 ¼"17' 5 ½"1,046 9194
Leopard 1785/05Sheerness Dockyard 1790/04/241814/06/28Wrecked146' 5"120' 0 ¾"40' 8"17' 6"1,044 7794

Sources

IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714 British 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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