HMS Irresistible (1782)
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For other ships of the same name, see HMS Irresistible.
|Ordered:||8 July 1778|
|Laid down:||October 1778|
|Launched:||6 December 1782|
|Fate:||Broken up, 1806|
|General characteristics |
|Class and type:||Albion-class ship of the line|
|Tons burthen:||1643 (bm)|
|Length:||168 ft (51 m) (gundeck)|
|Depth of hold:||18 ft 10 in (5.74 m)|
|Sail plan:||Full rigged ship|
|Armament:||Gundeck: 28 × 32-pounder guns
Upper gundeck: 28 × 18-pounder guns
Irresistible was broken up in 1806.
Citations and notes
- Lavery, Ships of the Line vol.1, p180.
- 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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