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Armada Class

NotesBWAS-1793
Jointly designed by Peake and Rule, this class was allso known as "The Surveyor's class" and "The Forty Thieves" due to their alleged excessive cost.

NationalityGreat Britain
Nominal Guns74
Approved1806/10/01
Designer
The SurveyorsBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
RateThird Rate
TypeShip of the Line
Designed Crew590
Ships in Class40

Design ArmamentBroadside Weight = 928.00 Imperial Pound ( 420.85 kg)BWAS-1793
Lower Gun Deck28 x British 32-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 x British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 x British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck10 x British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 x British 12-Pounder
Forecastle2 x British 32-Pound Carronade

Design Dimensions and Ship Information
 OrderedShipyardLaunchedOut of serviceFateGundeck LengthLength of KeelBreadthDepth in holdBurthen
As Designed     176' 0"145' 1"47' 6"21' 0"1,741 1894
Ajax (74) 1809-1864
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1.7.1807Blackwall Yard - Blackwall 2.5.18091864Broken Up176' 0"144' 11 ¾"47' 9 ½"21' 0"1,761 7194
Berwick (74) 1809-1821
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1.7.1807Blackwall Yard - Blackwall 11.9.18093.1821Broken Up176' 0"144' 11 ¾"47' 9 ½"21' 0"1,761
Rodney (74) 1809-1836
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1828 Renamed "Greenwich"
13.7.1807Deptford Green - Deptford - Barnards' Thames Yards 8.12.18098.9.1836Sold175' 7"144' 4 ¾"47' 11"21' 0"1,763 994
Poictiers (74) 1809-1857
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1.10.1806Upnor - Kent 9.12.180923.3.1857Broken Up176' 3"145' 2 ¾"47' 9 ½"21' 1"1,764 394
Vigo (74) 1810-1865
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
20.10.1806Rochester - Kent 21.2.18105.8.1865Broken Up176' 9"145' 6 ½"48' 0 ½"20' 11 ½"1,786 7194
Cressy (74) 1810-1832
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1.10.1806Frindsbury - Kent 7.3.181012.1832Broken Up176' 1"145' 0 ⅛"47' 9 ¾"21' 1"1,763 6394
Egmont (74) 1810-1875
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
13.7.1807Northfleet Dockyard - Northfleet 7.3.18102.1.1875Sold176' 2"145' 1 ⅝"47' 9"21' 0"1,760 1994
Armada (74) 1810-1863
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
20.10.1806Turnchapel - Plymouth 22.3.181027.5.1863Sold176' 0"145' 0"47' 7 ½"21' 0"1,749 3494
America (74) 1810-1867
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
22.8.1807Blackwall Yard - Blackwall 21.4.181010.1867Broken Up176' 0"144' 11 ⅝"48' 6"21' 0"1,758
Vengeur (74) 1810-1843
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
20.10.1806Harwich - Essex 19.6.18108.1843Broken Up176' 0"145' 0"47' 7 ½"21' 0"1,749 3494
Conquestador (74) 1810-1897
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
20.10.1806Northam - Devon 1.8.181010.5.1897Sold176' 4"145' 2 ¾"47' 11"21' 1"1,773 2594
Edinburgh (74) 1811-1865
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
13.7.1807Rotherhithe - London - Surrey 26.1.181111.1865Sold for Break Up176' 6"145' 4 ⅝"47' 10 ½"21' 0 ½"1,772 4594
Barham (74) 1811-1840
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
2.11.1807Blackwall Yard - Blackwall 8.7.18119.1840Broken Up176' 0"144' 11 ⅜"47' 9 ½"21' 1"1,761
Hogue (74) 1811-1865
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1.10.1806Deptford Dockyard - Deptford 3.10.18111865Broken Up176' 0"145' 0 ¼"47' 7 ½"21' 0 ½"1,749 5794
Asia (74) 1811-1865
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1819 Renamed "Alfred"
13.7.1807Frindsbury - Kent 2.12.18115.1865Broken Up175' 7"144' 4 ¾"47' 11"21' 0"1,763 994
Duncan (74) 1811-1863
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
13.7.1807Deptford - London 2.12.181110.1863Broken Up176' 0"144' 11 ¼"47' 9 ½"21' 0"1,761
Stirling Castle (74) 1811-1861
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
12.8.1807Rochester - Kent 31.12.18116.9.1861Broken Up176' 5"145' 3 ¾"47' 11"21' 0"1,774
Mulgrave (74) 1812-1854
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
23.6.1807Upnor - Kent 1.1.181212.1854Broken Up176' 1"145' 0 ⅛"47' 9 ½"21' 0"1,761 7194
Cornwall (74) 1812-1875
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1868 Renamed "Wellesley"
30.5.1808Deptford Green - Deptford - Barnards' Thames Yards 16.1.181218.1.1875Broken Up176' 0 ⅜"145' 0 ⅜"47' 7 ¾"21' 0"1,751 2594
Dublin (74) 1812-1885
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
31.7.1807Rotherhithe - London - Surrey 13.2.18127.1885Sold for Break Up176' 3"145' 2"47' 10"21' 0"1,766
Gloucester (74) 1812-1884
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
11.6.1808Northfleet Dockyard - Northfleet 27.2.18123.1884Sold for Break Up176' 3 ½"145' 2 ¼"47' 10 ½"21' 0"1,770 694
Scarborough (74) 1812-1836
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
13.7.1807Harwich - Essex 29.3.18123.9.1836Sold176' 0"144' 11 ¾"47' 8 ½"21' 0 ½"1,745
Clarence (74) 1812-1828
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1827 Renamed "Centurion"
13.7.1807Turnchapel - Plymouth 11.4.181210.1828Broken Up176' 0 ¼"145' 0 ⅞"47' 7 ½"21' 0"1,749
Anson (74) 1812-1851
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
2.11.1807Kingston upon Hull - Yorkshire - The Humber 11.5.18121851Broken Up175' 5 ⅛"144' 6 ⅛"48' 4 ½"21' 0"1,742
Pembroke (74) 1812-1905
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1889 Renamed "Forte"
1891 Renamed "Pembroke"
17.5.1808Blackwall - London 27.6.18121905Sold176' 0"144' 11 ⅝"47' 9"21' 1"1,758 1794
Rippon (74) 1812-1821
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
2.11.1807Bursledon - Hampshire 8.8.18123.1821Broken Up176' 4"145' 1 ¾"47' 10 ½"21' 0 ½"1,770
Devonshire (74) 1812-1869
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
30.5.1808Deptford Green - Deptford - Barnards' Thames Yards 23.9.18125.6.1869Broken Up176' 0 ⅜"145' 1 ⅜"47' 6"21' 0 ½"1,741 5394
Medway (74) 1812-1865
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
19.8.1807Northfleet Dockyard - Northfleet 19.11.18122.11.1865Sold176' 1"145' 3"47' 10"21' 0"1,768
Indus (74) 1812-1868
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1818 Renamed "Bellona"
31.7.1807Deptford - London 19.12.181227.6.1868Last known176' 3 ½"145' 4 ¼"47' 8"21' 0"1,756
Benbow (74) 1813-1892
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
11.6.1808Nelson Dock - Rotherhithe 3.2.181323.11.1892Sold for Break Up176' 3 ½"145' 1 ⅞"47' 11"21' 0"1,772 7294
Cornwallis (74) 1813-1957
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1816 Renamed "Wildfire"
25.7.1810Bombay Dockyard - Bombay 12.5.18131957Broken Up177' 5"145' 1 ¼"48' 5"21' 1 ¾"1,809 2894
Blenheim (74) 1813-1865
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
4.1.1808Deptford Dockyard - Deptford 31.5.18131865Broken Up175' 9"144' 6 ⅞"47' 8"21' 0 ½"1,747 2594
Vindictive (74) 1813-1871
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
15.1.1806Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth 23.11.18137.1871Foundered176' 2"145' 2 ¼"47' 8 ½"21' 0"1,757 7194
Redoubtable (74) 1815-1841
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
29.12.1806Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich 26.1.18155.1841Broken Up176' 5"145' 6 ½"47' 8"21' 0 ¾"1,758 9194
Defence (74) 1815-1858
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
23.3.1809Chatham Dockyard - Chatham 25.4.18151.1858Broken Up174' 0"144' 10 ⅝"47' 8 ½"21' 0 ½"1,754 994
Hercules (74) 1815-1865
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
6.12.1811Chatham Dockyard - Chatham 5.9.181522.8.1865Sold for Break Up176' 1"145' 1 ¾"47' 7 ¼"21' 0"1,749 3694
Pitt (74) 1816-1877
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
17.4.1807Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth 13.4.181617.3.1877Broken Up176' 0"145' 0 ⅛"47' 7 ¾"21' 0"1,751 294
Hero (74) 1816-1908
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1816 Renamed "Wellington"
1862 Renamed "Akbar"
6.1.1812Deptford Dockyard - Deptford 21.9.18168.4.1908Sold for Break Up176' 6"145' 4 ¾"48' 5"21' 0"1,757 1994
Agincourt (74) 1817-1884
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1865 Renamed "Vigo"
6.1.1812Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth 19.3.181710.1884Sold for Break Up175' 11 ¼"144' 11 ¼"48' 4 ¼"21' 0"1,747 794
Russell (74) 1822-1865
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
6.1.1812Deptford Dockyard - Deptford 22.5.18221865Broken Up176' 6"145' 6"48' 3 ¾"21' 0"1,750 7494


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