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Justitia

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Nominal Guns74BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Previously
Danish Third Rate ship of the line 'Justitia' (1777) (74) 1777-1807
Danish 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
Captured7.9.1807BWAS-1793
ShipyardCopenhagen - Zealand BWAS-1793
Ship ClassPrindsesse Sophia Frederica Class (1780)W006
Designed by
Henrik GerneDanish
Designer
Ship Builder
BWAS-1793
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Broken Up3.1817BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck174' 3"Imperial Feet53.0362 
Length of Keel144' 2 ½"Imperial Feet43.9039 
Breadth47' 10 ½"Imperial Feet14.3383 
Depth in Hold19' 9"Imperial Feet5.8166 
Burthen1,758 1194Tons BM 

Service History


DateEventSource
5.12.1807Arrived at Portsmouth and laid upBWAS-1793
2.1817Used in an experiment of Sepping's diagonal bracesBWAS-1793
3.1817Broken up at PortsmouthBWAS-1793

 

Previous comments on this page

Posted by Cy on Tuesday 18th of May 2021 07:07

Thanks, been corrected


Posted by Jason M Archer on Tuesday 18th of May 2021 02:55

Previous ship is wrong, was actually the Danish ship HDMS Justitia (1777).

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