HMS Arrogant (1761)

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History
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Name: HMS Arrogant
Ordered: 13 December 1758
Builder: Barnard, Harwich
Launched: 22 January 1761
Fate: Broken up, 1810
Notes: Sheer hulk from 1801
General characteristics [1]
Class and type: Arrogant class ship of the line
Tons burthen: 1644 bm
Length: 168 ft (51 m) (gundeck)
Beam: 46 ft 9 in (14.25 m)
Depth of hold: 19 ft 9 in (6.02 m)
Propulsion: Sails
Sail plan: Full rigged ship
Armament:
  • Gundeck: 28 × 32-pounders
  • Upper gundeck: 28 × 18-pounders
  • QD: 14 × 9-pounders
  • Fc: 4 × 9-pounders

HMS Arrogant was a 74-gun third rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, launched on 22 January 1761 at Harwich. She was the first of the Arrogant class ships of the line, designed by Sir Thomas Slade.[1]

She took part in the Action of 8 September 1796 and in January 1799 was with British squadron at the defence of Macau during the Macau Incident.

By 1804 she had been converted to a receiving hulk at Bombay. She was broken up there in 1810.[2]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Lavery, Ships of the Line, vol. 1, p. 176.
  2. ^ Winfield (2008), pp. 43-4.

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.
  • Winfield, Rif (2008). British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793–1817: Design, Construction, Careers and Fates. Seaforth. ISBN 1-86176-246-1.