Tisiphone Class

NationalityGreat Britain
Nominal Guns8
Approved1779
Designer 
RateUnrated
TypeFireship
Designed Crew55
Ships in Class9

Design ArmamentBroadside Weight = 48.00 Imperial Pound ( 21.77 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck8 x British 12-Pounder

Design Dimensions and Ship Information
 OrderedShipyardLaunchedOut of serviceFateGundeck LengthLength of KeelBreadthDepth in holdBurthen
As Designed     108' 9"90' 6 ½"29' 8 ½"9' 0"425 2494
Tisiphone (8) 4.11.1779Dover - Kent 9.5.178111.1.1816Sold for Break Up108' 9"90' 6 ½"29' 8 ½"9' 0"425 2494
Alecto (12) 1780Dover - Kent 26.5.17811802Sold108' 9"90' 6 ¾"29' 7 ½"9' 0"422 7294
Pluto (8) 4.12.1780Sandgate - Kent 1.2.178219.7.1817Sold108' 10 ½"90' 7"29' 9"9' 0"426 4294
Spitfire (8) 28.11.1780Ipswich - Suffolk 19.3.178230.7.1825Sold for Break Up108' 10"90' 8"29' 7"9' 0"422 694
Incendiary (8) 4.12.1780King's Boatbuilders - Dover 12.8.178229.1.1801Captured108' 9"90' 7"29' 7"9' 0"421 6494
Megaera (8) 1781Ipswich - Suffolk 5.17833.4.1817Sold108' 11 ½"90' 10 ½"29' 8"9' 0"425 4094
Vulcan (8) 6.3.1782Shoreham - Sussex 12.9.178318.12.1793Expended as Fireship108' 9"90' 6 ½"29' 8 ½"9' 0"425 2494
Conflagration (8) 20.2.1782Shoreham - Sussex 28.10.178318.12.1793Burnt to avoid capture108' 6"90' 9 ¾"29' 8 ⅜"9' 0"425 2494
Comet (8) 1781Wivenhoe - Essex 11.11.17837.7.1800Expended as Fireship108' 9"90' 8"29' 8"9' 0"424 4094

Sources


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

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