Artois Class

NationalityGreat Britain
Nominal Guns38
Approved1793/03/02
DesignerSir John Henslow (1730-1815)
RateFifth Rate
TypeFrigate
Designed Crew270
Ships in Class9

Design ArmamentBroadside Weight = 494.00 Imperial Pound ( 224.03 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck28 x British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck12 x British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck2 x British 9-Pounder
Forecastle2 x British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 x British 9-Pounder

Design Dimensions and Ship Information
 OrderedShipyardLaunchedOut of serviceFateGundeck LengthLength of KeelBreadthDepth in holdBurthen
As Designed     146' 0"121' 7 ⅛"39' 0"13' 9"983 7094
Artois (38) 28.3.1793Rotherhithe - London - Surrey 3.1.179431.7.1797Wrecked146' 3"121' 9 ¾"39' 2 ½"13' 9"996 594
Diana (38) 28.3.1793Rotherhithe - London - Surrey 3.3.17947.3.1815Sold146' 3"121' 8 ½"39' 3 ½"13' 9"999 4394
Diamond (38) 28.3.1793Grove Street Yard - Deptford - Barnards' Thames Yards 17.3.17946.1812Broken Up146' 0"121' 6"39' 3"13' 9"995 5994
Apollo (38) 28.3.1793Blackwall Yard - Blackwall 18.3.17947.1.1799Wrecked146' 3"121' 10"39' 2"13' 9"994 1294
Jason (38) 1.4.1793Deptford - London 3.4.179413.10.1798Wrecked146' 3"121' 9"39' 3"13' 9"997 6494
Seahorse (38) 14.2.1793Rotherhithe - London - Surrey 11.6.17947.1819Broken Up146' 4"121' 10"39' 3"13' 9 ½"983 7094
Clyde (38) 4.2.1795Chatham Dockyard - Chatham 26.3.179610.2.1805Broken Up to Rebuild146' 0"122' 0 ¾"39' 3 ½"13' 9"1,002 3494
Tamar (38) 4.2.1795Chatham Dockyard - Chatham 26.3.17961.1810Broken Up146' 0"121' 10 ½"39' 3"13' 9"998 6694
Ethalion (38) 30.4.1795Harwich - Essex 14.3.179725.12.1799Wrecked146' 1"121' 7"39' 2"13' 9"992 894


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Posted by Paul Fields on Friday 14th of July 2017 22:28

The Artois class included HMS Diamond 1794, HMS Seahorse 1794, and HMS Clyde 1806 built from the prior Clyde's timbers. Source Robert Gardner's The Heavy Frigate.

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