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Perseverance Class

NationalityGreat Britain
Nominal Guns36
Approved1779
Designer
Edward HuntBritish
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1731-1740
RateFifth Rate
TypeFrigate
Designed Crew260
Ships in Class8

Design ArmamentBroadside Weight = 354.50 Imperial Pound ( 160.77 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck26 x British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck8 x British 9-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 x British 18-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 x British 9-Pounder
Forecastle4 x British 18-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck/Forecastle14 x British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Design Dimensions and Ship Information
 OrderedShipyardLaunchedOut of serviceFateGundeck LengthLength of KeelBreadthDepth in holdBurthen
As Designed     137' 0"113' 5 ½"38' 0"13' 5"871 4294
Perseverance (36) 1781-1823
British 36 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
3.12.1779Rotherhithe - London - Surrey 10.4.178121.5.1823Sold for Break Up137' 0"113' 4 ¼"38' 3"13' 5"882 1494
Phoenix (36) 1783-1816
British 36 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
20.6.1781Bursledon - Hampshire 15.7.178320.2.1816Wrecked137' 1"113' 2 ⅞"38' 3 ¾"13' 5"884 1094
Leda (36) 1783-1796
British 36 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
22.3.1782Rotherhithe - London - Surrey 12.9.178311.2.1796Foundered137' 4 ½"113' 7 ⅝"38' 2 ½"13' 5"881 4294
Inconstant (36) 1783-1817
British 36 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
8.12.1781Deptford Green - Deptford - Barnards' Thames Yards 28.10.178311.1817Broken Up137' 9"114' 2"38' 3 ½"13' 5"890 3594
Shannon (36) 1803-1803
British 36 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
8.7.1801Frindsbury - Kent 2.9.180316.12.1803Wrecked137' 1 ½"113' 4 ¾"38' 2 ¾"13' 5 ¼"881 2894
Pitt (36) 1805-1874
British 36 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
1807 Renamed "Salsette"
12.5.1802Bombay Dockyard - Bombay 17.1.180520.3.1874Broken Up137' 0"113' 5 ½"38' 0"13' 5"871 4294
Pitt (36) 1807-1829
British 36 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
1807 Renamed "Doris"
5.6.1803Bombay Dockyard - Bombay 24.3.18074.1829Sold137' 0"113' 2 ½"38' 0"13' 5"869 5094
Orlando (36) 1811-1824
British 36 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
2.5.1808Chatham Dockyard - Chatham 20.6.18113.1824Sold137' 0"113' 1 ¼"38' 2"13' 5"876 3394


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