:::: Napoleonic Ships & American War of Independence - GREAT BRITAIN
Glatton (ex East Indiaman)
Code - NPB12
Class - 54
Description - H.M.S. GLATTON – 54 GUN 4TH RATE
One of a group of 6 East Indiamen purchased 1795 and
commissioned as small two decked 4th rates. Abergavenny,
Calcutta, Grampus , Hindustan & Malabar were armed with
28 x 18 pdr guns, and 26 x 32 pdr carronades. However
Glatton alone had 28 x 68 pdr carronades on the Gun
Deck and 28 x 42 pdr carronades on the upper deck.
Dimensions 164’ x 42’ x 17’
Tonnage 1,256 tons
Crew 344 men
Glatton served at Copenhagen, and was later re-armed as
the other vessels but with an additional 2 x 32 pdr carronades.