Pitt
History
Royal Navy Ensign
United Kingdom
NameHMS Pitt
BuilderPortsmouth Dockyard
Laid downMay 1813
Launched13 April 1816
FateBroken up, 1877
General characteristics [1]
Class and type Vengeur-class ship of the line
Tons burthen1751 (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 × 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

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

References

  • 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.