:::: Napoleonic Ships & American War of Independence - GREAT BRITAIN
Code - NPB06
Class - 74
Description - H.M.S. LEVIATHAN -
74 GUN THIRD RATE
Copied from the French Courageux (captured 1761
and wrecked 1796). Leviathan was launched 9.10.1790.
She was converted to a prison ship in 1816 and sold
1848. British built sisters Carnatic, Colossus, Minotaur,
Aboukir & Bombay similiar. Served at Trafalgar.
Armament 28 x 32 pdr, 28 x 18 pdr, 18 x 9 pdr
(4 pdr later replaced by 4 9 pdr carronades)
Colour Black sides with two yellow ochre strakes.
Bulwarks - red.