Fly Class

NationalityGreat Britain
Nominal Guns8
Approved1752
DesignerPeirson Lock (d.1755)
RateUnrated
TypeSloop
Designed Crew50
Ships in Class2

Design ArmamentBroadside Weight = 14.50 Imperial Pound ( 6.58 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck8 x British 3-Pounder
Gun Deck10 x British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Design Dimensions and Ship Information
 OrderedShipyardLaunchedOut of serviceFateGundeck LengthLength of KeelBreadthDepth in holdBurthen
As Designed     75' 0"64' 3"20' 3"9' 10"140 1394
Fly (8) 14.1.1751/52Portsmouth Dockyard 9.4.175223.9.1772Sold75' 0"64' 3"20' 3"9' 10"140 1394
Ranger (8) 14.1.1751/52Woolwich Dockyard 7.10.175216.1.1783Sold75' 0"64' 1 ½"20' 4 ½"9' 10"141 5694

Sources


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

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