America-class ship of the line

RBJ
2 years ago
America-class ship of the line 0America-class ship of the line 1
Builder:
Operators:
Type:
Completed:
2
Commissioned:
Length:
55 m
Beam:
14.8 m
Propulsion:

Sails

Armament:

74 guns: 

  • Gundeck: 28 * 32-pounders
  • Upper gundeck: 30 * 18-pounders
  • Quarterdeck: 12 * 9-pounders
  • Forecastle: 4 * 9-pounders

The America-class ships of the line were a class of two 74-gun third rates. They were built for the Royal Navy to the lines of the French Téméraire-class ship America, which had been captured in 1794 and renamed HMS Impetueux.

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