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HMS Carnatic (1783)
Career (UK) Royal Navy Ensign
Name: HMS Carnatic
Ordered: 14 July 1779
Builder: Dudman, Deptford Wharf
Laid down: March 1780
Launched: 21 January 1783
Renamed: HMS Captain, 1815
Fate: Broken up, 1825
General characteristics [1]
Class & type: Courageux-class ship of the line
Tons burthen: 1720 Long ton (1747.6 tonnes)
Length: 172 ft 3 in (52.50 m) (gundeck)
Beam: 47 ft 9 in (14.55 m)
Depth of hold: 20 ft 9.5 in (6.337 m)
Propulsion: Sails
Sail plan: Full rigged ship
Armament:

74 guns:

  • Gundeck: 28 × 32 pdrs
  • Upper gundeck: 28 × 18 pdrs
  • Quarterdeck: 14 × 9 pdrs
  • Forecastle: 4 × 9 pdrs

HMS Carnatic was a 74-gun third rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, launched on 21 January 1783 at Deptford Wharf.[1]

On 17 May 1815, she was renamed HMS Captain. Captain was broken up in 1825.[1]

Notes[]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Lavery, Ships of the Line vol. 1, p. 180.

References[]

  • Lavery, Brian (2003) The Ship of the Line - Volume 1: The development of the battlefleet 1650-1850. Conway Maritime Press. ISBN 0-85177-252-8.

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