Basilisk Class

NationalityGreat Britain
Nominal Guns8
Approved1740
Designer 
RateUnrated
TypeBomb Vessel
Designed Crew60
Ships in Class6

Design ArmamentBroadside Weight = 19.00 Imperial Pound ( 8.62 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck1 x British 13" Mortar
Gun Deck1 x British 10" Mortar
Gun Deck8 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     91' 5"73' 10 ½"26' 0"11' 0"265 1794
Blast (8) 11.3.1739/40Deptford - London 28.8.174019.10.1745Captured91' 5"73' 10 ½"26' 0"11' 0"265 1794
Basilisk (8) 11.3.1739/40Limehouse - London 30.8.174014.8.1750Sold91' 5"75' 3 ½"26' 0"10' 11 ½"270 6994
Thunder (8) 11.3.1739/40Rotherhithe - London - Surrey 30.8.174020.10.1744Wrecked91' 3"74' 7"26' 3"10' 11 ¾"265 1794
Carcass (8) 11.3.1739/40Cuckolds Point - Rotherhithe 27.9.17402.3.1748/49Sold91' 5"74' 2"26' 4 ½"11' 0"274 4394
Lightning (8) 11.3.1739/40Rotherhithe - London - Surrey 24.10.174016.6.1746Foundered90' 10"73' 10 ½"26' 5 ½"11' 0"275 794
Furnace (8) 11.3.1739/40Rotherhithe - London - Surrey 25.10.174031.3.1763Sold91' 6"73' 11 ⅞"26' 4"11' 0"272 7994


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