HMS Pitt (1816)

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For other ships of the same name, see HMS Pitt.
Career (UK) Royal Navy Ensign
Name: HMS Pitt
Builder: Portsmouth Dockyard
Laid down: May 1813
Launched: 13 April 1816
Fate: Broken up, 1877
General characteristics [1]
Class and type: Vengeur-class ship of the line
Tons burthen: 1751 (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:
  • Gundeck: 28 × 32-pounder guns
  • Upper gundeck: 28 × 18-pounder guns
  • QD: 4 × 12-pounder guns + 10 × 32-pounder carronades
  • Fc: 2 × 12-pounder guns + 2 × 32-pounder carronades
  • Poop deck: 6 × 18-pounder carronades

HMS Pitt was a 74-gun third rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, launched on 13 April 1816 at Portsmouth.[1]

Pitt was hulked in 1853, and was broken up in 1877.[1]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Lavery, Ships of the Line vol.1, p189.

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.