HMS Indus (1812)

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For other ships of the same name, see HMS Indus.
Career (UK) Royal Navy Ensign
Name: HMS Indus
Ordered: 31 July 1807
Builder: Dudman, Deptford Wharf
Laid down: April 1809
Launched: 19 December 1812
Fate: Broken up, 1868
General characteristics [1]
Class and type: Vengeur-class ship of the line
Tons burthen: 1756 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 Indus was a 74-gun third rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, launched on 19 December 1812 at Deptford Wharf.[1]

She was placed on harbour service in 1840, and was eventually broken up in 1868.[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.