Bittern Class

NationalityGreat Britain
Nominal Guns18
Approved1794
DesignerSir John Henslow (1730-1815)
RateUnrated
TypeSloop
Designed Crew121
Ships in Class5

Design ArmamentBroadside Weight = 102.00 Imperial Pound ( 46.26 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck18 x British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck6 x British 12-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 x British 12-Pound Carronade

Design Dimensions and Ship Information
 OrderedShipyardLaunchedOut of serviceFateGundeck LengthLength of KeelBreadthDepth in holdBurthen
As Designed     110' 0"90' 8 ¾"29' 6"8' 6"419 7694
Bittern (18) 24.1.1795Buckler's Hard - Hampshire 7.4.179630.8.1833Sold110' 2 ½"90' 10 ⅝"29' 6 ¾"8' 6"422 4694
Cyane (18) 24.1.1795Frindsbury - Kent 9.4.179612.5.1805Captured111' 9"90' 10 ⅝"29' 7"8' 6"423 894
Termagant (18) 24.1.1795Deptford - London 23.4.17963.2.1819Sold110' 2"90' 8 ½"29' 9"8' 6"427 394
Plover (18) 24.1.1795Mistley - Essex 23.4.17968.3.1819Sold110' 0"90' 7 ½"29' 7"8' 6"421 8294
Brazen (18) 6.11.1794Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth 26.5.18087.1848Broken Up110' 3"90' 9 ⅞"29' 6 ½"8' 6"421 5794


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