Adventure Class

NationalityGreat Britain
Nominal Guns44
Approved1782
DesignerEdward Hunt (d.bef.1740)
RateFifth Rate
TypeShip
Designed Crew300
Ships in Class8

Design ArmamentBroadside Weight = 318.00 Imperial Pound ( 144.21 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck20 x British 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck22 x British 12-Pounder
Forecastle2 x British 6-Pounder

Design Dimensions and Ship Information
 OrderedShipyardLaunchedOut of serviceFateGundeck LengthLength of KeelBreadthDepth in holdBurthen
As Designed     140' 0"115' 2 ½"38' 3"16' 10"896 5494
Adventure (44) 5.6.1782Blackwall - London 19.7.17849.1816Broken Up140' 4"115' 5"38' 6"16' 11"909 9294
Expedition (44) 5.6.1782Rotherhithe - London - Surrey 29.10.17842.1817Broken Up140' 3 ¼"115' 3 ½"38' 6 ½"16' 10 ½"910 9194
Gorgon (24) 19.6.1782Blackwall Yard - Blackwall 27.1.17852.1817Broken Up140' 2"115' 2"38' 3 ½"16' 11"911 2594
Chichester (44) 13.5.1782West Itchenor - Chichester 10.3.17856.1815Broken Up140' 0"115' 0 ¼"38' 4 ¾"16' 10"901 9094
Woolwich (44) 5.3.1782Bursledon - Hampshire 15.12.178511.9.1813Wrecked140' 0"115' 0 ¼"38' 6"16' 9 ¼"906 8094
Severn (44) 17.4.1782Bristol - England 29.4.178621.12.1804Wrecked140' 2"115' 1 ½"38' 5"16' 10 ¾"903 7094
Dover (44) 8.7.1782Bursledon - Hampshire 5.178620.8.1806Burnt140' 0"114' 9 ⅝"38' 6"16' 11"905 1294
Sheerness (44) 26.4.1782Buckler's Hard - Hampshire 16.7.17878.1.1805Wrecked140' 3"115' 4 ¼"38' 5"16' 10"905 4994

Sources


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

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