1745 Establishment 68-Gunner

NationalityGreat Britain
Nominal Guns68
Approved1745
Designer 
RateThird Rate
TypeShip of the Line
Designed Crew520
Ships in Class5

Design ArmamentBroadside Weight = 731.00 Imperial Pound ( 331.51 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck26 x British 32-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 x British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck12 x British 9-Pounder
Forecastle2 x British 9-Pounder

Design Dimensions and Ship Information
 OrderedShipyardLaunchedOut of serviceFateGundeck LengthLength of KeelBreadthDepth in holdBurthen
As Designed     160' 0"131' 4"45' 0"19' 4"1,414 5694
Vanguard (68) 3.10.1745East Cowes - Isle of Wight 16.4.174813.4.1774Sold160' 0"130' 9 ½"45' 2"19' 4"1,419 2394
Grafton (68) 6.8.1745Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth 29.3.175025.8.1767Sold160' 0"131' 4"45' 0"19' 4"1,414 5694
Swiftsure (68) 31.8.1745Deptford Dockyard - Deptford 25.5.17502.6.1773Sold160' 0"131' 4"45' 2 ¼"19' 4"1,426 4294
Northumberland (68) 22.6.1744Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth 1.12.175027.2.1780Foundered160' 0"131' 4"45' 0"19' 4"1,414 5694
Buckingham (68) 28.10.1745Deptford Dockyard - Deptford 30.4.175111.11.1779Foundered160' 0"131' 4"45' 4"19' 4"1,435 6294

Sources


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

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