Enterprise Class

NationalityGreat Britain
Nominal Guns28
Approved1771/01/03
DesignerJohn Williams (1700-?)
RateSixth Rate
TypeFrigate
Designed Crew200
Ships in Class27

Design ArmamentBroadside Weight = 117.00 Imperial Pound ( 53.06 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck24 x British 9-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck12 x British 1/2-Pound Swivel
Quarterdeck4 x British 3-Pounder

Design Dimensions and Ship Information
 OrderedShipyardLaunchedOut of serviceFateGundeck LengthLength of KeelBreadthDepth in holdBurthen
As Designed     120' 6"99' 6"33' 6"11' 0"593 8994
Fox (28) 25.12.1770Northam - Devon 2.9.177311.9.1778Captured120' 6"99' 6"33' 8"11' 0"599 8394
Siren (28) 25.12.1770Chatham - Kent 2.11.17736.11.1777Sunk in Action120' 10"99' 7 ½"33' 9"10' 9"603 4094
Surprise (28) 1.1771Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich 13.4.177424.4.1783Sold120' 6"99' 6"33' 6"11' 0"593 8994
Enterprise (28) 1.1771Deptford Dockyard - Deptford 24.8.17748.1807Broken Up120' 6"99' 6"33' 6"11' 0"593 8994
Actaeon (28) 5.11.1771Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich 18.4.177529.6.1776Burnt to avoid capture120' 6 ½"99' 6"33' 6"11' 0 ¼"593 8994
Aurora (28) 3.7.1779Blackwall Yard - Blackwall 7.6.17773.11.1814Sold120' 6"99' 4"33' 7"11' 0"595 8694
Proserpine (28) 14.5.1776King's Yard - Harwich 7.7.17771.2.1799Wrecked120' 6"99' 0"33' 7 ½"11' 0"595 3794
Andromeda (28) 14.5.1776East Cowes - Isle of Wight 18.11.177711.10.1780Foundered120' 9"99' 7 ⅝"33' 7"11' 0"600 6694
Crescent (28) 19.7.1777Bristol - England 3.177819.6.1781Captured120' 8"99' 5"34' 0"11' 0"611 2994
Medea (28) 14.5.1776Bristol - England 28.4.17781805Sold120' 9 ½"99' 4"33' 10"11' 0 ½"604 7794
Resource (28) 30.9.1777Rotherhithe - London - Surrey 10.8.177828.8.1816Sold120' 8"99' 7"33' 9"11' 0 ½"603 3494
Pomona (28) 7.3.1777Southampton - Hampshire 22.9.17788.1811Broken Up120' 6"99' 6"33' 6"11' 0"593 8994
Sibyl (28) 24.7.1776Buckler's Hard - Hampshire 2.1.177926.7.1798Wrecked120' 7"99' 7 ⅝"33' 7 ½"11' 0"599 2094
Pegasus (28) 21.2.1778Deptford Dockyard - Deptford 1.6.177928.8.1816Sold120' 6"99' 6"33' 6"11' 0"593 8994
Brilliant (28) 9.10.1776Buckler's Hard - Hampshire 13.7.177911.1811Broken Up120' 6 ¼"99' 6"33' 8"11' 0"599 8294
Cyclops (28) 6.3.1778Limehouse - London 31.7.17791.9.1814Sold120' 6"99' 6"33' 9"11' 0"602 8094
Laurel (28) 30.4.1778Southampton - Hampshire 27.10.177911.10.1780Foundered120' 8 ½"99' 6 ¾"33' 8 ½"11' 0"601 7094
Mercury (28) 22.1.1778King and Queen Dock - Rotherhithe 9.12.17791.1814Broken Up120' 9 ¾"99' 10 ½"33' 9"11' 0 ½"605 1294
Vestal (28) 18.3.1778Limehouse - London 24.12.17792.1816Sold120' 6"99' 6"33' 6"11' 0"593 8994
Nemesis (28) 30.9.1777Liverpool - Lancashire 23.1.17809.12.1795Captured120' 7"99' 6"33' 7 ½"11' 0"598 3794
Rose (28) 15.3.1782Sandgate - Kent 1.7.178328.6.1794Wrecked120' 5 ½"99' 5"33' 7 ¾"11' 0"598 5594
Thisbe (28) 23.2.1782King's Boatbuilders - Dover 25.11.17839.8.1815Sold120' 6"99' 5 ⅜"33' 7"11' 0"596 5794
Hussar (28) 26.3.1782Sandgate - Kent 1.9.178427.12.1796Wrecked120' 6"99' 0"33' 8"11' 0"596 7994
Dido (28) 5.6.1782Sandgate - Kent 27.11.17843.4.1817Sold120' 5"99' 3"33' 7"11' 0"595 3994
Lapwing (28) 22.10.1782King's Boatbuilders - Dover 21.9.17855.1828Broken Up120' 6"99' 4 ½"33' 8"11' 0 ½"597 8294
Circe (28) 6.3.1782Dover - New Hampshire 30.9.178516.11.1803Wrecked120' 6 ⅛"99' 5"33' 7 ¾"11' 0"599 5594
Alligator (28) 7.5.1782Sandgate - Kent 18.4.178721.7.1814Sold120' 6"99' 5"33' 7 ½"11' 0"599 4294

Sources


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

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