:::: Napoleonic Ships & American War of Independence - GREAT BRITAIN
Code - NPB19
Class - 28
Description - H.M.S. ENTERPRIZE 28 GUN SIXTH RATE
Laid down 1771 and completed 1775. Sisterships:-
Siren, Fox, Surprize, Actaeon, Medea, Prosperine, Andromeda,
Aurora, Sibyl, Brilliant, Pomona, Crescent, Nenesis, Resource,
Mercury, Pegasus, Cyclops, Vestal, Laurel, Hussar, Rose, Dido,
Thisbe, Circe, Alligator & Lapwing. Several served as
troopships after 1800 and most were sold by 1816.
Tonnage 594 tons Dimensions 120’ x 33’
Armament 24 x 9 pdr
4 x 3 pdr on quarterdeck.
After 1779 4 x 18 pdr carronades added to the
quarterdeck and 2 to the forecastle.