Edgar Class

Modified designBWAS-1714
This was a design based on the draughts for the Arrogant class of 1759

NationalityGreat Britain
Nominal Guns74
Approved1774/08/25
Designer 
RateThird Rate
TypeShip of the Line
Designed Crew600
Ships in Class10

Design ArmamentBroadside Weight = 781.00 Imperial Pound ( 354.18 kg)BWAS-1793
Lower Gun Deck28 x British 32-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 x British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck14 x British 9-Pounder
Forecastle4 x British 9-Pounder

Design Dimensions and Ship Information
 OrderedShipyardLaunchedOut of serviceFateGundeck LengthLength of KeelBreadthDepth in holdBurthen
As Designed     168' 0"138' 0"46' 9"19' 9"1,604 2794
Firm (74) 15.7.1756Blackwall 15.1.175910.11.1791Sold154' 8"127' 0"43' 10"18' 7"1,297 8894
Edgar (74) 16.7.1774Woolwich Dockyard 30.6.17792.1835Broken Up168' 0"138' 0"46' 10"19' 9"1,609 9394
Goliath (74) 5.2.1777Deptford Dockyard 19.10.17813.1813Razeed168' 0"138' 0"46' 9"19' 9"1,604 2794
Zealous (74) 19.6.1782Deptford Green 25.6.178512.1816Broken Up168' 6"138' 0"4719' 9"1,607
Audacious (74) UnknownRotherhithe 23.7.17858.1815Broken Up168' 2"137' 9"47' 1"19' 10"1,624 2794
Elephant (74) 27.12.1781Bursledon 24.8.178611.1830Broken Up168' 0"137' 9 ⅞"46' 11 ½"19' 9 ½"1,616 4994
Saturn (74) 27.12.1781Northam 22.11.17864.1813Razeed168' 2"138' 1"46' 11"19' 10"1,616 6894
Vanguard (74) 9.12.1779Deptford Dockyard 6.3.178729.9.1821Broken Up168' 0"137' 8 ½"46' 10 ½"19' 9"1,609 4194
Excellent (74) 9.8.1781Harwich 27.11.178710.1835Broken Up168' 0"138' 0"46' 11"19' 9"1,615 7194
Illustrious (74) 31.12.1781Buckler's Hard 7.7.178928.3.1795Wrecked168' 2"138' 1"46' 11"19' 9"1,615 5194

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook

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