Bellona Class

NationalityGreat Britain
Nominal Guns74
Approved1758/01/31
Designer 
RateThird Rate
TypeShip of the Line
Designed Crew550
Ships in Class5

Design ArmamentBroadside Weight = 781.00 Imperial Pound ( 354.18 kg)BWAS-1714
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"1,603 8994
Bellona (74) 28.12.1757Chatham Dockyard - Chatham 19.2.17609.1814Broken Up168' 0"138' 0"46' 11"19' 9"1,615 7094
Dragon (74) 28.12.1757Deptford Dockyard - Deptford 4.3.17601.6.1784Sold168' 0"137' 11"46' 11"19' 9"1,614 7394
Superb (74) 28.12.1757Deptford Dockyard - Deptford 27.10.176015.11.1783Foundered168' 0"137' 11 ¼"46' 10 ½"19' 9"1,612 1494
Kent (74) 13.12.1758Deptford Dockyard - Deptford 26.3.17625.8.1784Sold168' 0"137' 10 ⅝"46' 11 ½"19' 9"1,617 2594
Defence (74) 13.12.1758Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth 31.3.176224.12.1811Wrecked168' 0"138' 0"46' 9"19' 9"1,603 894


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