:::: Napoleonic Ships & American War of Independence - GREAT BRITAIN
Swiftsure(AWI) & NAP
Code - NPB10
Class - 74
Description - H.M.S. SWIFTSURE - 74 GUN THIRD RATE
Launched in 1787, she was captured by the
French in 1801, but re-captured at Trafalgar.
She was renamed Irresistable and scrapped in
1816. Sister Ships:- Elizabeth, Resolution,
Cumberland, Berwick, Bombay Castle, Powerful
Armament 28 x 32pdr, 28 x 18pdr
18 x 9pdr cannon
(as Irresistable 9pdr replaced by 8 x 12pdr
cannon and 10 x 32pdr carronades).