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English 74-gun ships (1747-1823)
Source: Davi Lyon : Sailing Navy List

Ship Name

Launched

Builder

Gun- Deck

Keel

Beam

Depth

Tons.

Gun Sizes

Fate

Culloden Class (1)

Culloden

1747

Deptford

161-0

132-3

46-0

19-4

1487

28-32,28-18,18-9

Sold 1770.

Dublin Class (7)

Dublin

1757

Deptford

165-6

134-6

46-6

19-9

1546

28-32,28-18,18-9

Broken up 1784.

Norfolk
(ex Princess Amelia)

1757

Deptford

Broken up 1774.

Lenox

1758

Chatham

Hulked (1778-81).
Broken up 1789.

Resolution

1758

Northam

Wrecked 1759
(battle of Quiberon Bay).

Shrewsbury

1758

Deptford

Condemned, and scuttled at
Jamaica 1783.

Warspight

1758

Deptford

Hulked 1778.
Renamed Arundel in 1800.
Sold 1802.

Mars

1759

Woolwich

Hulked 1778. Sold 1784.

Fame Class (1)

Fame

1759

Deptford

165-6

135-8

46-7

19-10,5

1565

28-32,28-18,18-9

Troopship (1764-71).
Hulked 1799.
Renamed Guildford .
Sold 1814.

Hero Class (1)

Hero

1759

Plymouth

166-6

136-0

46-6

19-9

1564

28-32,28-18,18-9

Hulked 1787.
Renamed Rochester 1800.
Broken up in 1810.

Hercules Class (2)

Hercules

1759

Deptford

166-6

136-0

47-0

19-9

1598

28-32,28-18,18-9

Sold 1784.

Thunderer

1760

Woolwich

Presumed lost in hurricane in 1780.

Bellona Class (3)

Bellona

1760

Chatham

168-0

138-0

46-9

19-9

1603

28-32,28-18,18-9

Broken up in 1814.

Dragon

1760

Deptford

Troopship 1769, hulked 1780.
Sold 1784.

Superb

1760

Deptford

Wrecked in 1783 (run ashore).

Valiant Class (2)

Valiant

1759

Chatham

171-3

139-0

49-3

21-3

1799

28-32,30-24,12-9

Hulked 1799, broken up 1826.

Triumph

1764

Woolwich

1793

Hulked 1813, broken up 1850.

Arrogant Class (14)

Arrogant

1761

Harwich

168-0

138-0

46-9

19-9

1604

28-32,28-18,18-9

Hulked 1806.
Sold for broken up 1810.

Cronwall

1761

Deptford

Scuttled at Saint Lucia 1780.

Defence

1763

Plymouth

Wrecked in a storm 1811
(coast of Jutland).

Kent

1762

Deptford

Sold 1784.

Edgar

1779

Woolwich

Hulked 1813.
Renamd Retributon in 1814.
Broken up in 1835.

Goliath

1781

Deptford

Cut down to frigate(58-guns)
in 1813.
Broken up in1815.

Vanguard

1787

Deptford

Hulked 1812. Broken up in 1821.

Excellent

1787

Harwich

Cut down to frigate(58-guns)
in 1825, but conversion
never completed?.
Hulked 1830.
Broken up in 1835.

Saturn

1786

Northam

Cut down to frigate(58-guns) in 1813.
Hulked 1825.
Broken up in 1868.

Zealous

1785

Deptford

Broken up in 1816.

Elephant

1786

Bursledon

Cut down to frigate(58-guns) in 1818.
Broken up in 1830.

Bellerophon

1786

Frindsbury

Hulked 1816.
Renamed Captivity in 1824.
Sold 1836.

Audacious

1785

Rotherhithe

Broken up in 1815.

Illustrious

1789

Bucklers-
Hard

Wrecked near Avenza in 1795.

Canada Class (4)

Canada

1765

Woolwich

170-0

140-5

46-7

20-6

1632

28-32,28-18,18-9

Reclassed as a 76 (20-9pdrs.)
in 1780.
Hulked in 1810.
Broken up in 1834.

Majestick

1785

Deptford

Cut down to frigate(58-guns) in 1813.
Broken up in 1816.

Orion

1787

Deptford

Broken up in 1814.

Captain

1787

Limehouse

Hulked in 1809.
Burnt by accident, and broken
up in 1813.

Albion Class (5)

Albion

1763

Deptford

168-0

139-1,25

47-3

18-10

1651

28-32,28-18,18-9

Wrecked 1797.

Grafton

1771

Deptford

Hulked 1792. Broken up 1816.

Alcide

1779

Deptford

Hulked 1794. Broken up 1817.

Fortitude

1780

Rotherhithe

139-1

47-0

1634

Hulked 1795. Broken up 1820.

Irresistible

1782

Harwich

Hulked 1803?.Broken up 1806.

Monarch / Ramilles Class (9)

Monarch

1765

Deptford

168-6

138-3,88

46-9

19-9

1607

28-32,28-18,18-9

Broken up 1813.

Ramilles

1763

Chatham

Scuttled after storm damage in 1782.

Terrible

1762

Harwich

Scuttled after battle damage in 1781.

Russel

1764

Deptford

Sold 1811.

Invinciple

1765

Deptford

Wrecked 1801.

Magnificent

1766

Deptford

Wrecked 1804.

Prince of Wales

1765

Milford

Broken up in 1783.

Marlborough

1767

Deptford

Wrecked , and sunken in 1800.

Robust

1764

Harwich

Hulked 1802?. Broken up in 1817.

Suffolk Class (2)

Suffolk

1765

Rotherhithe

168-0

138-9

46-9

20-3

1613

28-32,28-18,18-9

Broken up 1803.

Ajax

1767

Portsmouth

Sold 1785.

Royal Oak Class (6)

Royal Oak

1769

Plymouth

168-6

138-2

46-9

20-0

1606

28-32,28-18,18-9

Hulked 1796.
Renamed Assistance in 1805.
Broken up in 1815.

Bedford

1775

Woolwich

Hulked 1815, and broken up in 1817.

Conqueror

1773

Plymouth

Broken up in 1794.

Vengeance

1774

Rotherhithe

Hulked 1808.
Broken up 1816.

Sultan

1775

Harwich

Hulked 1797.
Renamed Suffolk in 1805.
Broken up 1816.

Hector

1774

Deptford

Hulked 1808?.
Broken up 1816.

Egmont Class (1)

Egmont

1768

Deptford

168-6

140-0,75

46-10

19-9

1607?
(1634)

28-32,28-18,18-9

Broken up in 1799.

Elizabeth Class (8)

Elizabeth

1769

Portsmouth

168-6

138-3,13

46-10

19-9

1612

28-32,28-18,18-9

Broken up 1797.

Resolution

1770

Deptford

Broken up 1813.

Cumberland

1774

Deptford

Broken up 1804?.

Berwick

1775

Portsmouth

Taken by French in 1795.
Retaken at Trafalgar in 1805, but lost
in storm later.

Bombay Castle

1782

Blackwall

Wrecked 1796.

Powerful

1783

Blackwall

Broken up 1812.

Defiance

1783

Rotherhithe

Hulked 1813, broken up 1817.

Swiftsure

1787

Deptford or
Rotherhithe?

Taken by French in 1801.
Retaken at Trafalgar in 1805.
Renamed Irresistible in 1805.
Broken up 1816.

Culloden / Thunderer Class (8)

Culloden

1775

Deptford

170-0

140-1,88

47-0

19-11

1658

28-32,28-18,18-9

Wrecked 1781
(east end long island).

Thunderer

1783

Deptford

170-0

139-8

46-6

19-11

1652

Broken up 1814.

Venerable

1784

Blackwall

Wrecked Torbay in 1804.

Victorious

1785

Blackwall

Broken up in 1803.

Ramillies

1785

Rotherhithe

Hulked 1831, broken up in 1850.

Terrible

1785

Deptford

Hulked 1823, broken up in 1836.

Hannibal

1786

Blackwall

Taken by French in 1801.

Theseus

1786

Blackwall

Broken up 1814.

Alfred Class (4)

Alfred

1778

Chatham

169-0

138-5,25

46-11

20-0

1620

28-32,28-18,18-9

Broken up 1814.

Alexander

1778

Deptford

Taken by French in 1794.
Retaken in 1795.
Hulked 1805.
Broken up in 1819.

Warrior

1781

Portsmouth

Hulked 1819. Broken up in 1857.

Montague

1779

Chatham

Broken up 1818.

Ganges / Culloden Class (6)

Ganges

1782

Rotherhithe

169-6

138-11,25

47-4

20-3

1656

28-32,28-18,18-9

Hulked 1811. Sold 1814.

Culloden

1783

Rotherhithe

Broken up 1813.

Tremendous

1784

Deptford

170-0

1712

Cut down to the frigate(50).
Renamed Grampus in 1845.
Hulked in 1866.
Sold 1897.

Invinciple

1808

Woolwich

169-6

1656

28-32,32-18,14-32c.

Hulked 1857. Broken up 1861.

Minden

1810

Bombay

Hulked 1842. Sold 1861.

Minotaur

1816

Chatham

Hulked 1842.
Renamed Hermes in 1866.
Broken up in 1869.

Leviathan Class (6)

Leviathan

1790

Chatham

172-3

 

 

 

 

 

140-5,25

 

 

 

 

 

47-9

 

 

 

 

 

20-9

 

 

 

 

 

1703

 

 

 

 

 

28-32,28-18,18-9

 

 

 

 

 

Hulked 1816. Sold 1848.

Carnatic

1783

Deptford

Hulked 1805.
Renamed Captain in 1815.
Broken up in 1825.

Colossus

1787

Gravesend

Wrecked in 1798.

Minotaur

1793

Woolwich

Wrecked in 1810.

Aboukir

1807

Frindsbury

Hulked 1824. Sold in 1838.

Bombay

1808

Deptford

Renamed Blake in 1819.
Hulked 1823.
Broken up in 1855.

Brunswick Class (1)

Brunswick

1790

Deptford

176-0

145-2

48-8

19-6

1828

28-32,30-18,16-9

Hulked 1812. Broken up 1826.

Mars Class (2)

Mars

1794

Deptford

176-0

144-3

49-0

20-0

1842

28-32,30-24,16-9

Hulked 1814. Broken up 1823.

Centaur

1797

Woolwich

Broken up 1819.

Courageux Class (1)

Courageux

1800

Deptford

181-0

150-10,13

47-0

19-9

1772

28-32, 30-18,
2-9,14-32c.

Later two 9pdrs. replaced to 18?pdrs.
Hulked 1814.
Broken up 1832.

Plantagenet Class (1)

Plantagenet

1801

Woolwich

181-0

151-3,13

47-0

19-9

1777

28-32,28-18,18-9

Broken up 1817.

Bulwark Class (1)

Bulwark (ex Scipio)

1807

Portsmouth

182-0

150-8

49-0

20-6

1940

28-32,30-24,16-9

Broken up 1826.

Kent Class (2)

Kent

1798

Blackwall

182-3

141-8,63

49-3

21-3

1931

56-24, 18-9
(later 8-9, 8-32c.)

Hulked 1857. Broken up 1880.

Ajax

1798

Rotherhithe

Accidentally Burnt in 1807.

Conqueror Class (1)

Conqueror

1801

Harwich

176-0

144-3

49-0

20-9

1842

28-32,30-18,16-9,
6-18c., 2-32c.

Broken up 1822.

Dragon Class (1)

Dragon

1798

Deptford

178-0

146-9

48-0

20-6

1798

28-32, 34-18,
6-18c.,12-32c.

Hulked 1824.
Renamed Fame in 1842.
Broken up 1850.

Northumberland Class (2)

Northumberland

1798

Deptford

182-0

150-1,25

48-7,5

21-7

1887

30-32, 36-18,
12-32c., 6-18c.

Hulked 1827. Broken up 1850.

Renown
(ex Royal Oak)

1798

Deptford

Hulked 1814. Broken up 1835?.

Spencer Class (1)

Spencer

1800

Bucklers
Hard

181-0

148-10,25

49-0

21-10

1901

30-32, 36-18,
12-32c., 6-18c.

Broken up 1822.

Achille Class (2)

Achille

1798

Gravesend

182-2

149-9,75

49-0,5

21-10,5

1916

30-32, 36-18,
12-32c., 6-18c.

Sold for broken up in 1865.

Superb

1800

Pitcher,
Northfleet

Broken up 1826.

Revenge Class (1)

Revenge

1805

Chatham

182-0

150-3

49-0

20-9

1918

28-32,30-24,16-9
,2-32c., 6-18c.

Broken up 1849.

Milford Class (1)

Milford

1809

Milford

Haven

181-0

149-3,25

49-0

21-0

1906

28-32,30-24,16-9,
2-32c., 6-18c.

Hulked 1825. Broken up 1846.

Colossus Class (2)

Colossus

1803

Deptford

180-0

148-3,5

48-10

21-10

1880

28-32,36-24,
10-32c.,2-24c.,
6-18c.

Broken up 1826.

Warspite

1807

Chatham

Cut down to frigate in 1840 (50-guns).
Hulked 1862, burnt in 1876.

Fame/ Hero Class (9)

Fame

1805

Deptford

175-0

144-0

47-8

20-6

1740

28-32, 32/34-18,
14-32c., 6-18c.

Broken up 1817.

Albion

1802

Blackwall

144-1,63

47-6

1729

Hulked 1831. Broken up 1836.

Hero

1803

Blackwall

Wrecked 1811 (Haak islands).

Illustrious

1803

Rotherhithe

Hulked 1848. Broken up 1868

Marlborough

1807

Deptford

Broken up 1835.

York

1807

Rotherhithe

Hulked 1819. Broken up 1853.

Hannibal

1810

Bucklers
Hard

Hulked 1825. Broken up 1834.

Sultan

1807

Deptford

Hulked 1861. Broken up 1864.

Royal Oak

1809

Deptford

Hulked 1825. Broken up 1850.

Swiftsure Class (2)

Swiftsure

1804

Bucklers
Hard

173-0

142-0

47-6

20-9

1704

28-32, 34-18,
12-32c., 6-18c.

Hulked 1819. Broken up 1845.

Victorious

1808

Bucklers
Hard

Hulked 1826. Broken up 1861.

Repulse Class (11)

Repulse

1803

Deptford

174-0

143-2

47-4

20-0

1706

28-32, 32-18,
14-32c., 6-18c.

Broken up 1820.

Eagle

1804

Pitcher,
Northfleet

Cut down to the frigate in 1831 (50-gun).
Hulked 1857. Renamed 1918 Eaglet.
Burnt 1926.wreck sold 1927 for BU.

Sceptre

1802

Deptford

Broken up 1821.

Magnificent

1806

Blackwall

Hulked 1823, sold 1843.

Valiant

1807

Blackwall

Broken up 1823.

Elizabeth

1807

Blackwall

Broken up 1820.

Cumberland

1807

Pitcher,
Northfleet

Hulked 1830, renamed Fornitude 1833.
Sold 1870.

Venerable

1808

Pitcher,
Northfleet

Hulked 1825. Broken up 1838.

Talavera
(ex Thunderer)

1818

Woolwich

Accidentally burnt 1840.

Belleisle

1819

Pembroke

Troopship 1841, hulked 1854.

Malabar

1818

Bombay

Hulked 1848.

Blake Class (2)

Blake (ex Bombay)

1808

Deptford

180-0

147-7

48-0,75

20-10,5

1813

28-32,28-18,8-12,
12-32c., 6-18c.

Hulked 1814. Sold 1816.

Saint Domingo

1809

Woolwich

Sold 1816.

Armada/ Conquestadore/ Vengeur Class (39)

Armada

1810

Blackburn

176-0

145-1

47-6

21-0

1741

28-32,28-18,6-12,
12-32c.

Sold 1863.

Cressy

1810

Brindley,
Frindsbury

Intented to built as a frigate(50-guns),
but instead that, broken up in 1828.

Vigo

1810

Rochester

Hulked 1827. Broken up 1865.

Vengeur

1810

Harwich

Hulked 1824. Broken up 1843.

Ajax

1809

Blackwall

Convert screw block ship in 1847.
Broken up 1864.

Conquestadore

1810

Northam

Cut down to frigate 1831 (50-guns).
Hulked 1856. Sold 1897.

Poictiers

1809

Upnor

Broken up 1857.

Berwick

1809

Blackwall

Broken up 1821.

Egmont

1810

Pitcher,
Northfleet

Hulked 1863. Sold 1875.

Clarence

1812

Blackburn

Renamed Centurion 1827 and intented to
built as a frigate(50-guns), but instead
that, broken up in 1828.

Edinburgh

1811

Rotherhithe

Convert screw block ship in 1852.
Sold 1866.

America

1810

Blackwall

Cut down to frigate 1835 (50-guns).
Hulked 1864. Broken up 1869.

Scarborough

1812

Harwich

Sold 1836.

Asia

1811

Brindley,
Frindsbury

Renamed Alfred 1819.
Cut down to frigate 1828 (50-guns).
Hulked 1858. Broken up 1865.

Mulgrave

1812

Upnor

Hulked 1836. Broken up 1854.

Anson

1812

Steemson,
Hull

Hulked 1831. Broken up 1851.

Gloucester

1812

Pitcher,
Northfleet

Cut down to frigate 1832 (50-guns).
Hulked 1861. Sold 1884.

Rodney

1809

Deptford

Renamed Greenwich in 1827, and
cut down to frigate (50-guns).
Never completed ?. sold 1836.

Hogue

1811

Deptford

Convert screw block ship in 1848.
Broken up 1865.

Dublin

1812

Rotherhithe

Cut down to frigate in 1826 (50-guns).
1845 laid up until sold 1885.

Barham

1811

Blackwall

Cut down to frigate 1826 (50-guns).
Broken up 1840.

Benbow

1813

Rotherhithe

Hulked 1848. Sold for broen up 1894.

Stirling Castle

1811

Rochester

Hulked 1839. Broken up 1861.

Vindictive

1813

Portsmouth

Cut down to frigate 1833 (50-guns).
Hulked 1862. Sold 1871.

Blenheim

1813

Deptford

Convert screw block ship in 1847.
Hulked 1858. Broken up 1865.

Duncan

1811

Deptford

Hulked 1826. Broken up 1863.

Rippon

1812

Bursledon

Broken up 1821.

Medway

1812

Pitcher,
Northfleet

Hulked 1847. Sold 1865.

Cornwall

1812

Deptford

Cut down to frigate 1830 (50-guns).
Hulked 1859. Broken up 1875.

Pembroke

1812

Blackwall

Convert a screwship 1855.
Hulked 1873.
Renamed Forte 1890.
Sold 1905.

Indus

1812

Deptford

Renamed Bellona 1818.
Hulked 1842.
Broken up 1868.

Redoubtable

1815

Woolwich

Broken up 1841.

Devonshire

1812

Deptford

Hulked 1849. Broken up 1869.

Defence

1812

Chatham

Hulked 1848.
Burnt and broken up 1857.

Hercules

1815

Chatham

Troopship 1838, emigrant ship 1852.
Hulked 1853. Sold 1865.

Agincourt

1817

Plymouth

Hulked 1848. Sold for broken up 1884.

Pitt

1816

Portsmouth

Hulked 1853. Broken up 1877.

Wellington

1816

Deptford

Hulked 1848.
Sold for broken up 1908.

Russell

1822

Deptford

Convert a screwship 1855.
Broken up 1865.

Rochfort Class (1)

Rochfort/ Rochefort

1814

Pembroke

192-9,5

160-6,5

49-4,5

21-10

2082

30-32,32-18,
18-32c., 6-18c.

Broken up 1826.

Black Prince Class (3)

Black Prince

1816

Woolwich

176-0

144-9,88

47-6

21-0

1738

28-32,28-18,6-12,
12-32c., 6-18c.

Broken up 1855.

Melville

1817

Bombay

Hulked 1857. Sold 1873.

Hawke

1820

Woolwich

Convert a screwship 1855.
Broken up 1865.

Chatham Class (1)

Chatham

1812

Woolwich

177-7

146-7,88

48-10

21-6,5

1860

28-32,28-24,6-12
,12-32c.,6-18c.

Design used by captured frames
of Franco-Dutch Royal Hollandais.
Sold 1817.

Cornwallis Class (3)

Cornwallis
(Armada Class?)

1813

Bombay

177-1

145-11

48-0

21-1,75

1788

28-32,28-18,6-12
, 12-32c., 6-18c.

Screw ship in 1854/55. Hulked 1865.
Renamed Wildfire 1916.
Broken up 1957.

Wellesley

1815

Bombay

Hulked 1862. Sunk by Luffwaffe 1940.

Carnatic

1823

Portsmouth

Hulked 1860. Sold 1914.

 

Hastings
(ex East India)

(1818)

Calcutta

176-10,5

145-4

48-6

21-0

1763

28-32, 28-18, 6-12
, 12-32c.

Purchased East India Co in 1819.
Convert a screwship 1857.
Hulked 1870. Sold 1885.