Swan Class

NationalityGreat Britain
Nominal Guns14
Approved1766/05/08
DesignerJohn Williams (1700-?)
RateUnrated
TypeSloop
Designed Crew125
Ships in Class25

Design ArmamentBroadside Weight = 45.00 Imperial Pound ( 20.41 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck14 x British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck8 x British 1/2-Pound Swivel
Forecastle4 x British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Design Dimensions and Ship Information
 OrderedShipyardLaunchedOut of serviceFateGundeck LengthLength of KeelBreadthDepth in holdBurthen
As Designed     96' 7"78' 10"26' 9"12' 10"300 494
Swan (14) 18.1.1766Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth 21.11.17671.9.1814Sold96' 5"78' 10"26' 9"12' 9"300 494
Kingfisher (14) 18.1.1766Chatham Dockyard - Chatham 13.7.17707.8.1778Burnt to avoid capture96' 8 ½"78' 10 ½"26' 10"12' 10"302 894
Atalanta (14) 1.12.1773Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness 12.8.177528.5.1781Captured96' 7"78' 10"26' 9"12' 10"300 494
Cygnet (14) 15.4.1773Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth 24.1.17768.1802Sold96' 7"78' 8 ¾"26' 10"12' 10"301 5094
Hound (14) 30.10.1775Grove Street Yard - Deptford - Barnards' Thames Yards 8.3.177611.1784Broken Up96' 10"79' 3 ½"26' 10 ½"12' 10"304 5994
Vulture (14) 30.10.1775Deptford - London 18.3.17769.1805Sold96' 9 ½"79' 2"26' 10 ¾"12' 11"304 5894
Hornet (14) 30.10.1775Blackwall Yard - Blackwall 19.3.17767.1791Sold96' 8"79' 3"26' 11"12' 10 ½"305 3894
Spy (14) 30.10.1775Limehouse - London 6.4.177616.6.1778Wrecked96' 9 ½"79' 3 ½"26' 11 ¼"12' 10 ½"306 494
Cormorant (14) 30.10.1775Nova Scotia Yard - Ipswich 21.5.177624.8.1781Captured96' 7"78' 10"26' 9"12' 10"300 494
Fly (14) 1.8.1775Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness 14.9.17761.1802Foundered96' 7"78' 11 ½"26' 10"12' 10"302 3894
Pegasus (14) 10.4.1775Chatham Dockyard - Chatham 27.12.177610.1777Foundered96' 7"78' 10"26' 10"12' 10"301 8794
Swift (14) 16.10.1775Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth 1.1.177724.11.1778Burnt to avoid capture96' 7"79' 0"26' 10"12' 10"302 5394
Dispatch (14) 16.10.1775Deptford Dockyard - Deptford 10.2.17778.12.1778Foundered96' 7"78' 10"26' 9"12' 10"300 494
Cameleon (14) 21.6.1776Rotherhithe - London - Surrey 26.3.177712.10.1780Wrecked96' 10"79' 5"27' 0"12' 10"307 8994
Zebra (14) 24.5.1776Nova Scotia Yard - Ipswich 8.4.177710.1778Wrecked97' 0"79' 6"26' 11"12' 10 ½"306 3594
Savage (14) 12.3.1777Nova Scotia Yard - Ipswich 28.4.177831.8.1815Sold96' 7 ¾"78' 10"26' 10"12' 10 ½"301 8794
Nymph (14) 8.1.1777Chatham Dockyard - Chatham 27.5.177828.6.1783Burnt96' 7"78' 10"26' 10"12' 10"301 8794
Fortune (14) 16.10.1775Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich 28.7.177826.4.1780Captured96' 7"78' 10"26' 9"12' 10"300 494
Fairy (14) 8.1.1777Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness 24.10.17787.1811Broken Up96' 7"78' 10"26' 9"12' 10"300 494
Delight (14) 30.9.1777Limehouse - London 7.11.17789.1781Foundered96' 7"79' 3"27' 0"12' 10 ½"305 6594
Thorn (16) 30.9.1777Mistley - Essex 17.2.177925.8.1779Captured96' 7"79' 3"26' 11"12' 10"305 3794
Fury (16) 16.7.1777Leith - Edinburghshire 18.3.17794.1787Sold96' 7"78' 11 ½"26' 9"12' 10"300 5094
Bonetta (14) 16.4.1778Blackwall Yard - Blackwall 29.4.177910.1797Broken Up96' 9"79' 3"27' 0"12' 10 ½"307 2894
Shark (16) 20.11.1778Kingston upon Hull - Yorkshire - The Humber 26.11.177913.1.1818Foundered96' 11 ½"79' 2 ½"26' 10 ½"12' 9 ½"304 2994
Alligator (14) 22.6.1779Liverpool - Lancashire 11.11.178026.6.1782Captured96' 8 ¼"79' 1"26' 10 ¾"12' 9 ¾"304 2894

Sources


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

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