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ROYAL NAVY (UNITED KINGDOM)

SHIPS-OF-THE-LINE, CAPITAL SHIPS & MONITORS

GANGES 2nd rate ships-of-the-line (1782-1816)

 

Name

No

Yard No

Builder

Laid down

Launched

Comp

Fate

Ganges     Randall, Rotherhithe 4/1780 30/3/1782 20/4/1782 prison ship 10/1811
Culloden     Randall, Rotherhithe 2/1782 16/6/1783 5/7/1783 BU 2/1813
Tremendous, 5/1845- Grampus     Barnard, Deptford Green 13/8/1782 30/10/1784 28/1/1785 frigate 1/1846, powder hulk 1856
Invincible     Woolwich DYd 1/1/1806 15/3/1808 11/4/1808 receiving ship and coal depot 1855
Minden     East India Co, Bombay 1807 19/6/1810 15/7/1812 hospital vessel 1842
Minotaur     Chatham DYd 12/1812 15/4/1816 14/10/1816 receiving ship 3/1842

 

Displacement normal, t

1657bm

Displacement full, t

 

Length, m

51.6 gundeck

Breadth, m

14.4

Draught, m

6.17 hold depth

No of shafts

 

Machinery

sails

Power, h. p.

 

Max speed, kts

 

Fuel, t

 
Endurance, nm(kts)  

Armament

Ganges, Culloden, Tremendous: 28 x 1 - 162/17 32pdr SBML, 28 x 1 - 139/19 18pdr SBML, 18 x 1 - 107/14 9pdr SBML

Invincible: 28 x 1 - 162/17 32pdr SBML, 12 x 1 - 159/8 32pdr SBML caronades, 28 x 1 - 147/15 24pdr SBML, 6 x 1 - 118/14 12pdr SBML

Minden: 28 x 1 - 162/17 32pdr SBML, 12 x 1 - 159/8 32pdr SBML caronades, 28 x 1 - 139/19 18pdr SBML, 6 x 1 - 118/14 12pdr SBML

Minotaur: 28 x 1 - 162/17 32pdr SBML, 12 x 1 - 159/8 32pdr SBML carronades, 28 x 1 - 139/19 18pdr SBML, 6 x 1 - 118/14 12pdr SBML

Complement

590

Ship project history: 74-gun two-deckers. Edward Hunt's design.

Modernizations: 1/1811, Tremendous: was reconstructed with diagonal framing: 1707bm, 52.1x14.6m, 28 x 1 - 162/17 32pdr SBML, 12 x 1 - 159/8 32pdr SBML carronades, 28 x 1 - 139/19 18pdr SBML, 6 x 1 - 118/14 12pdr SBML, complement 550

1820s, Tremendous, Invincible, Minden, Minotaur: - 2 x 1 - 162/17 32pdr, 2 x 1 - 139/19 18pdr; + 4 x 1 - 205/7 68pdr SBML carronades

1/1846, Grampus: as frigate: was armed with 6 x 1 - 204/13 68pdr 65cwt SBML, 22 x 1 - 163/18 32pdr 56cwt SBML, 22 x 1 - 161/16 32pdr 45cwt SBML

Naval service: No significant events.

 

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