Porcupine Class

NationalityGreat Britain
Nominal Guns24
Approved1776
DesignerJohn Williams (1700-?)
RateSixth Rate
TypeShip
Designed Crew160
Ships in Class10

Design ArmamentBroadside Weight = 105.00 Imperial Pound ( 47.62 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck22 x British 9-Pounder
Quarterdeck2 x British 6-Pounder

Design Dimensions and Ship Information
 OrderedShipyardLaunchedOut of serviceFateGundeck LengthLength of KeelBreadthDepth in holdBurthen
As Designed     114' 3"94' 3 ½"32' 0"10' 3"513 5594
Pelican (24) 24.7.1776Deptford - London 24.4.17772.8.1781Wrecked114' 5"94' 6"32' 2"10' 3 ½"520 994
Porcupine (24) 21.6.1776Limehouse - London 17.12.17774.1805Broken Up114' 3"94' 2"32' 2 ½"10' 3"519 5794
Hyaena (24) 9.10.1776Liverpool - Lancashire 2.3.177827.5.1793Captured114' 4"94' 3"32' 3"10' 3 ¼"521 3994
Amphitrite (24) 8.1.1777Deptford Dockyard - Deptford 28.5.177830.1.1794Wrecked114' 3"94' 3 ½"32' 0"10' 3"513 5594
Penelope (24) 13.11.1776Liverpool - Lancashire 25.6.177811.10.1780Foundered114' 7"94' 9 ¾"32' 2"10' 2 ¾"521 7794
Pandora (24) 11.2.1778Grove Street Yard - Deptford - Barnards' Thames Yards 17.5.177928.8.1791Wrecked114' 7"94' 9 ½"32' 3"10' 3"524 3894
Champion (24) 11.2.1778John's Ness - Ipswich 17.5.177928.8.1816Sold114' 5"94' 3"32' 2"10' 4"518 6894
Siren (24) 30.9.1777Newcastle upon Tyne - Northumberland - River Tyne 29.7.177926.1.1781Wrecked114' 0"94' 3"32' 0"10' 3"513 3494
Eurydice (24) 24.7.1776Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth 26.3.17813.1834Broken Up114' 3"94' 2 ¾"32' 3"10' 3"521 2894
Crocodile (24) 8.1.1777Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth 25.4.17819.5.1784Wrecked114' 3"94' 2 ⅞"32' 1 ⅛"10' 3"516 3094

Sources


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

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