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Design prototypeB181

Design based on the French 80 Franklin taken in 1798



NationalityGreat Britain
Nominal Guns84
Approved1815
Designer
Sir Robert SeppingsBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1832
RateSecond Rate
TypeShip of the Line
Designed Crew700
Ships in Class3

Design ArmamentBroadside Weight = 1,224.00 Imperial Pound ( 555.08 kg)B181
Lower Gun Deck32 x British 32-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck32 x British 24-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 x British 24-Pounder
Quarterdeck14 x British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 x British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 x British 24-Pounder

Design Dimensions and Ship Information
 OrderedShipyardLaunchedOut of serviceFateGundeck LengthLength of KeelBreadthDepth in holdBurthen
As Designed     193' 10"160' 2 ⅝"51' 5 ¼"22' 6"2,254 6994
Ganges (84) 1821-1929
British 84 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
1906 Renamed "Tenedos II"
1922 Renamed "Impregnable III"
1910 Renamed "Indus V"
4.6.1816Bombay Dockyard - Bombay 10.11.182131.8.1929Sold for Break Up196' 5 ½"162' 3 ½"51' 5 ½"22' 6"2,285 8194
Formidable (84) 1825-1906
British 84 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
8.5.1815Chatham Dockyard - Chatham 19.5.182510.7.1906Sold for Break Up196' 1 ½"162' 0 ⅛"51' 6 ½"22' 6"2,289 2894
Calcutta (84) 1831-1908
British 84 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
4.4.1827Bombay Dockyard - Bombay 14.3.183112.5.1908Sold for Break Up196' 1 ½"161' 11 ½"50' 9"21' 0"2,029

Sources


IDNameAuthorType
B181Sail and Steam Navy ListDavid Lyon, Book

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