Swallow Class

NationalityGreat Britain
Nominal Guns14
Approved1768
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     95' 0"78' 0"27' 0"12' 6"302 4394
Swallow (14) 18.1.1768Deptford Dockyard - Deptford 30.12.176912.1777Foundered95' 0"78' 7 ⅜"27' 2"13' 0"308 5894
Falcon (14) 27.10.1768Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth 15.6.177120.9.1779Foundered95' 0"78' 0"27' 1 ½"13' 0"308 5894

Sources


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

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