Swift Class

NationalityGreat Britain
Nominal Guns14
Approved1762
DesignerSir Thomas Slade (1703-1771)
RateUnrated
TypeSloop
Designed Crew125
Ships in Class2

Design ArmamentBroadside Weight = 45.00 Imperial Pound ( 20.41 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck14 x British 6-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck12 x British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Design Dimensions and Ship Information
 OrderedShipyardLaunchedOut of serviceFateGundeck LengthLength of KeelBreadthDepth in holdBurthen
As Designed     91' 4"73' 7 ½"26' 2 ½"13' 4 ½"268 7394
Vulture (14) 15.2.1762Northam - Devon 12.1.17638.1771Broken Up91' 4"73' 7 ½"26' 2 ½"13' 4 ½"268 7394
Swift (14) 15.2.1762Limehouse - London 1.3.176313.3.1770Wrecked91' 5"74' 3"26' 2 ½"13' 3 ½"271 2594

Sources


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

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