Acute Class

NationalityGreat Britain
Nominal Guns14
Approved1797/02
DesignerSir John Henslow (1730-1815)
RateUnrated
TypeGunboat
Designed Crew50
Ships in Class15

Design ArmamentBroadside Weight = 132.00 Imperial Pound ( 59.86 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck12 x British 18-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 x British 24-Pounder

Design Dimensions and Ship Information
 OrderedShipyardLaunchedOut of serviceFateGundeck LengthLength of KeelBreadthDepth in holdBurthen
As Designed     75' 0"61' 7 ⅝"22' 0"7' 11"158 6394
Gunboat No. 10 (14) 7.2.1797Rotherhithe - London - Surrey 13.3.17975.1802Sold75' 4"61' 11 ⅝"22' 1 ½"7' 10 ½"161 3394
Gunboat No. 8 (14) 2.7.1797Rotherhithe - London - Surrey 4.17974.1802Hulked75' 4 ⅜"62' 0"22' 2"7' 11"162 494
Gunboat No. 6 (14) 7.2.1797Rotherhithe - London - Surrey 4.179710.1802Sold75' 3"61' 9 ½"22' 1 ½"8' 0"160 8494
Gunboat No. 7 (14) 7.2.1797Deptford - London 4.17979.1802Sold75' 2"61' 8 ¼"22' 2"8' 0"161 2194
Gunboat No. 15 (14) 7.2.1797Deptford Green - Deptford - Barnards' Thames Yards 5.4.179726.8.1798Captured75' 3"61' 10 ½"22' 1"7' 11 ½"160 4794
Gunboat No. 5 (14) 7.2.1797Rotherhithe - London - Surrey 10.4.17977.1803Sold75' 1"61' 7 ¾"22' 1"7' 11 ¼"159 8594
Gunboat No. 4 (14) 7.2.1797Rotherhithe - London - Surrey 10.4.17976.6.1827Sold75' 0"61' 7 ⅝"22' 0"7' 11 ¼"158 6394
Gunboat No. 9 (14) 7.2.1797Rotherhithe - London - Surrey 11.4.17977.1809Sold75' 4"61' 11 ⅝"22' 1"7' 11"160 7094
Gunboat No. 16 (14) 7.2.1797Deptford Green - Deptford - Barnards' Thames Yards 11.4.179729.8.1799Wrecked75' 3"61' 11 ⅛"22' 0"7' 11 ½"159 4094
Gunboat No. 11 (14) 7.2.1797Rotherhithe - London - Surrey 11.4.17971.1802Sold75' 2 ⅜"61' 10"22' 1"7' 11 ½"160 3794
Gunboat No. 12 (14) 7.2.1797Deptford - London 14.4.17971.1803Sold75' 1"61' 7 ⅜"22' 2"8' 0"161 394
Gunboat No. 17 (14) 7.2.1797Deptford Green - Deptford - Barnards' Thames Yards 22.4.17972.1805Broken Up75' 3"61' 10 ½"22' 1"7' 11 ½"160 4794
Gunboat No. 18 (14) 7.2.1797Deptford Green - Deptford - Barnards' Thames Yards 24.4.179716.7.1823Broken Up75' 3"61' 10 ½"22' 1"7' 11 ¾"160 4794
Gunboat No. 13 (14) 7.2.1797Deptford - London 25.4.179712.1802Sold75' 1 ½"61' 7 ⅞"22' 2"8' 0"161 1394
Gunboat No. 14 (14) 7.2.1797Deptford - London 28.4.179710.1802Sold75' 0 ½"61' 6 ½"22' 1"8' 0"159 6094

Sources


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

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