Recent updates


Recent Comments

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) 1759-1791
British 74 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
15.7.1756Blackwall - London 15.1.175910.11.1791Sold154' 8"127' 0"43' 10"18' 7"1,297 8894
Edgar (74) 1779-1835
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1814 Renamed "Retribution"
16.7.1774Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich 30.6.17792.1835Broken Up168' 0"138' 0"46' 10"19' 9"1,609 9394
Goliath (74) 1781-1813
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
5.2.1777Deptford Dockyard - Deptford 19.10.17813.1813Razeed168' 0"138' 0"46' 9"19' 9"1,604 2794
Zealous (74) 1785-1816
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
19.6.1782Deptford Green - Deptford - Barnards' Thames Yards 25.6.178512.1816Broken Up168' 6"138' 0"4719' 9"1,607
Audacious (74) 1785-1815
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
UnknownRotherhithe - London - Surrey 23.7.17858.1815Broken Up168' 2"137' 9"47' 1"19' 10"1,624 2794
Elephant (74) 1786-1830
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
27.12.1781Bursledon - Hampshire 24.8.178611.1830Broken Up168' 0"137' 9 ⅞"46' 11 ½"19' 9 ½"1,616 4994
Saturn (74) 1786-1813
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
27.12.1781Northam - Devon 22.11.17864.1813Razeed168' 2"138' 1"46' 11"19' 10"1,616 6894
Vanguard (74) 1787-1821
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
9.12.1779Deptford Dockyard - Deptford 6.3.178729.9.1821Broken Up168' 0"137' 8 ½"46' 10 ½"19' 9"1,609 4194
Excellent (74) 1787-1835
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
9.8.1781Harwich - Essex 27.11.178710.1835Broken Up168' 0"138' 0"46' 11"19' 9"1,615 7194
Illustrious (74) 1789-1795
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
31.12.1781Buckler's Hard - Hampshire 7.7.178928.3.1795Wrecked168' 2"138' 1"46' 11"19' 9"1,615 5194


Previous comments on this pageno comments to display
Make a comment about this page





Recent comments to other pages

Date postedByPage
Friday 18th of June 2021 03:49Albert Parker
William SymondsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1801
Wednesday 16th of June 2021 15:55A Jackson
Henry HartBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1802-1820
Monday 14th of June 2021 12:45Tom Hogan
British Merchant east indiaman 'Dutton' (1763) 1763-1775
British Merchant East Indiaman
Sunday 13th of June 2021 11:56regis
Saturday 12th of June 2021 21:03Mark Weinheimer
British Sixth Rate frigate 'Squirrel' (1727) (20) 1727-1749
British 20 Gun
6th Rate Frigate