Pitt

5827
Nominal Guns74BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered17.4.1807BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down5.1813BWAS-1793
Launched13.4.1816BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardPortsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
Ship ClassArmada ClassBWAS-1793
Designed by The SurveyorsBWAS-1793
ConstructorNicholas DiddamsBWAS-1793
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Broken Up17.3.1877BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck176' 0"Imperial Feet53.6448 
Length of Keel145' 0 ⅛"Imperial Feet44.1992 
Breadth47' 7 ¾"Imperial Feet14.3447 
Depth in Hold21' 0"Imperial Feet6.4008 
Draught Forward13' 0"Imperial Feet3.9624 
Draught Aft18' 3"Imperial Feet5.4959 
Burthen1,751 294Tons BM 

Armament


13.4.1816Broadside Weight = 928 Imperial Pound ( 420.848 kg)BWAS-1793
Lower Gun Deck28 British 32-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck10 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck4 British 12-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 12-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1.10.1806590Design Complement

Service History


DateEventSource
5.1813Began building and fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
13.4.1816Completed building and fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £78787.0.0dBWAS-1793
7.1830Began fitting for ordinary at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
9.1832Completed fitting for ordinary at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £1628.0.0dBWAS-1793
11.1852Began fitting as a Receiving Ship at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
5.1853Completed fitting as a Receiving Ship at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £4996.0.0dBWAS-1793
1.1860fitting as a Coal Depot at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £5228.0.0dBWAS-1793
17.3.1877Break up completed at PortsmouthBWAS-1793


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
 

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