1745 Establishment 50-Gunner

Ordered but not builtBWAS-1714
Two additional ships of this class were ordered, neither was even begun.

  • Dartmouth, ordered 1746/01/10, cancelled 1748/03/20

  • Woolwich, ordered 1747/05/05, cancelled 1748/05/08



NationalityGreat Britain
Nominal Guns50
Approved1745
Designer 
RateFourth Rate
TypeShip of the Line
Designed Crew350
Ships in Class7

Design ArmamentBroadside Weight = 414.00 Imperial Pound ( 187.75 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck22 x British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck22 x British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 x British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 x British 6-Pounder

Design Dimensions and Ship Information
 OrderedShipyardLaunchedOut of serviceFateGundeck LengthLength of KeelBreadthDepth in holdBurthen
As Designed     144' 0"117' 8 ½"41' 0"17' 8"1,052 4794
Assistance (50) 6.8.1745Chatham - Kent 22.12.174511.8.1773Sunk as Breakwater144' 0"117' 8 ½"41' 2 ½"17' 8"1,063 2094
Severn (50) 18.3.1745/46King's Yard - Harwich 10.7.17472.1.1759Sold144' 0"117' 8 ½"41' 2"17' 8 ½"1,061 694
Tavistock (50) 18.10.1745Hessel Cliff - The Humber 26.8.174724.12.1768Broken Up144' 0"117' 8 ½"41' 2"17' 8 ½"1,061 694
Greenwich (50) 3.10.1745Lepe - Hampshire 19.3.1747/4818.3.1757Captured144' 6 ½"116' 1 ½"41' 3 ½"17' 7"1,053 1594
Newcastle (50) 11.12.1745Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth 4.12.17501.1.1761Foundered144' 0"117' 8 ½"41' 0"17' 8"1,052 4794
Falmouth (50) 15.11.1745Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich 7.12.175216.1.1765Condemned144' 0"116' 1 ¼"41' 2"17' 8"1,046 5794
Preston (50) 28.3.1751Deptford Dockyard - Deptford 7.2.17571.1815Broken Up143' 3"115' 4"41' 3"17' 3"1,043 8194

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook

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