::::  Napoleonic Ships - BRITISH
Code - NS116
Description - H.M.S. BELLEROPHON NS116 BRITISH COMMON 3RD RATE SHIP OF THE LINE Basic unit of the Line of Battle. Sisters Arrogant, Cornwall,Kent,Defence,Edgar,Goliath,Zealous, Audacious,Elephant,Saturn,Vanguard,Excellent, & Illustrious. Further 79 ships similar. "Common" class of 74's built between 1757 and 1810. Armament 28 x 32pdr,30x24pdr,18x9pdr. From 1806 onwards 9pdr replaced by 18 or 32pdr carronades in later ships.