Clarence
History
United Kingdom
NameHMS Clarence
Ordered13 July 1807
BuilderBlackburn, Turnchapel
Laid downNovember 1807
Launched11 April 1812
FateBroken up, 1828
General characteristics [1]
Class and type Vengeur-class ship of the line
Tons burthen1749 (bm)
Length176 ft (54 m) (gundeck)
Beam47 ft 6 in (14.48 m)
Depth of hold21 ft (6.4 m)
PropulsionSails
Sail planFull-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 × 3-pounder carronades
  • Poop deck: 6 × 18-pounder 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]

Clarence was among a number of vessels that shared in the proceeds of the recapture of Wolf's Cove on 1 December 1813.[Note 1]

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

Notes, citations, and references

Notes

  1. ^ A first-class share of the salvage money was worth £65 6s 3d; a sixth-class share, that of an ordinary seaman, was worth 6s 11¼d.[2]

Citations

  1. ^ a b c Lavery, Ships of the Line vol. 1, p. 189.
  2. ^ "No. 16943". The London Gazette. 8 October 1814. p. 2009.

References