Alert Class

NationalityGreat Britain
Nominal Guns14
Approved1776/12/14
DesignerJohn Williams (1700-?)
RateUnrated
TypeCutter
Designed Crew60
Ships in Class4

Design ArmamentBroadside Weight = 23.00 Imperial Pound ( 10.43 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck10 x British 4-Pounder
Gun Deck12 x British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Design Dimensions and Ship Information
 OrderedShipyardLaunchedOut of serviceFateGundeck LengthLength of KeelBreadthDepth in holdBurthen
As Designed     69' 4"52' 0"25' 7"10' 9"181 394
Rattlesnake (14) 27.11.1776Folkstone - Kent 7.6.177711.10.1781Wrecked69' 4"52' 0"25' 10"10' 9"184 5594
Alert (14) 14.12.1776Ladd's Shipbuilders - Dover 24.6.177717.7.1778Captured69' 2 ½"51' 2 ½"25' 11"10' 9"182 9094
Pigmy (14) 11.4.1780King's Boatbuilders - Dover 5.178127.12.1781Captured69' 4"52' 0"25' 7"10' 9"181 394
Cockatrice (14) 11.4.1780King's Boatbuilders - Dover 3.7.17819.1802Sold69' 4"52' 0"25' 7"10' 9"181 394


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