HMS Clarence (1812)

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For other ships of the same name, see HMS Clarence.
Career (UK) Royal Navy Ensign
Name: HMS Clarence
Ordered: 13 July 1807
Builder: Blackburn, Turnchapel
Laid down: November 1807
Launched: 11 April 1812
Fate: Broken up, 1828
General characteristics [1]
Class & type: Vengeur-class ship of the line
Tons burthen: 1749 bm
Length: 176 ft (54 m) (gundeck)
Beam: 47 ft 6 in (14.48 m)
Depth of hold: 21 ft (6.4 m)
Propulsion: Sails
Sail plan: Full rigged ship
Armament:

74 guns:

  • Gundeck: 28 × 32 pdrs
  • Upper gundeck: 28 × 18 pdrs
  • Quarterdeck: 4 × 12 pdrs, 10 × 32 pdr carronades
  • Forecastle: 2 × 12 pdrs, 2 × 32 pdr carronades
  • Poop deck: 6 × 18 pdr carronades

HMS Clarence was a 74-gun third rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, launched on 11 April 1812 at Turnchapel.[1]

In 1826 Clarence was re-rated as a fourth rate, and was broken up in 1828.[1]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Lavery, Ships of the Line vol. 1, p. 189.

References[edit]

  • 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.