Speedy Class

NationalityGreat Britain
Nominal Guns14
Approved1781
DesignerThomas King (1739-1815)
RateUnrated
TypeSloop
Designed Crew90
Ships in Class2

Design ArmamentBroadside Weight = 31.00 Imperial Pound ( 14.06 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck14 x British 4-Pounder
Gun Deck12 x British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Design Dimensions and Ship Information
 OrderedShipyardLaunchedOut of serviceFateGundeck LengthLength of KeelBreadthDepth in holdBurthen
As Designed     78' 3"59' 0 ½"25' 8 ¼"10' 10"207 2194
Flirt (14) 23.3.1781King's Boatbuilders 4.3.17821.12.1795Sold78' 3"58' 11 ⅜"25' 9 ¾"10' 10"208 8694
Speedy (14) 23.3.1781King's Boatbuilders 29.6.17829.6.1794Captured78' 3"59' 0"25' 9"10' 10"208 894

Sources


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

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