1745 Establishment 44-Gunner

Modified designBWAS-1714
The America was built to a modified design with the length increased by six feet

NationalityGreat Britain
Nominal Guns44
Approved1745
Designer 
RateFifth Rate
TypeShip
Designed Crew280
Ships in Class9

Design ArmamentBroadside Weight = 282.00 Imperial Pound ( 127.89 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck20 x British 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck20 x British 9-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 x British 6-Pounder

Design Dimensions and Ship Information
 OrderedShipyardLaunchedOut of serviceFateGundeck LengthLength of KeelBreadthDepth in holdBurthen
As Designed     133' 0"108' 10"37' 6"16' 0"814 794
Rainbow (44) 4.3.1745/46Carter's Yard 30.5.17472.1802Sold133' 3"108' 9 ⅛"37' 10 ¾"16' 0"830 7594
Expedition (44) 6.1.1745/46Liverpool 11.7.174712.1764Broken Up133' 3"108' 10"37' 6 ½"16' 0"815 8494
Prince Henry (44) 3.10.1745Liverpool 12.7.174712.12.1766Broken Up133' 3"109' 0"37' 7"16' 0"818 9094
Crown (44) 4.3.1745/46Rotherhithe 13.7.174717.7.1770Last known133' 7 ½"110' 3"37' 10 ¼"16' 0"840 3094
Assurance (44) UnknownBursledon 26.9.174724.4.1753Wrecked133' 0"108' 10"37' 6"16' 0"814 794
Penzance (44) 6.1.1745/46Chichester 7.11.174713.5.1766Sold134' 9"109' 4"37' 7 ½"15' 10 ½"823 2694
Humber (44) 5.4.1746Bursledon 5.3.1747/4816.9.1762Wrecked133' 6"109' 1 ½"37' 9 ½"16' 0"814 794
America (44) 1.9.1746Portsmouth 4.4.174813.9.1757Sold139' 1"114' 2"37' 8 ½"16' 0"863 4694
Woolwich (44) 5.4.1746Buckler's Hard 7.3.1748/4930.12.1762Sold133' 4"108' 6"37' 9 ¾"16' 0 ½"825 1694

Sources


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

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