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                             NAVAL  HISTORY  OF  GREAT  BRITAIN.
    No 14 An ABSTRACT of the ships and vessels belonging to the British Navy at the commencement of the year 1806 Increase and Decrease in the Classes since the date of the last year's Abstract
    Letters of Reference RATE                     CLASS                          For Sea-service For Harbour-service, &c Building, or ordered to be built GRAND TOTAL Built Purchased Converted from other classes Ordered to be built TOTAL of Increase Captured,Wrecked, foundered &c Converted to other classes, Sold or taken to pieces TOTAL of Decrease
    In commission In ordinary TOTAL No In commission In ordinary No King's yards Merchants yards British vessels or enemy privateers Enemy's national vessels
          No Tons No Tons No Tons Brit built For built No Tons No Tons Brit built For built No Tons No Tons No Tons No Tons No Tons No Tons No Tons No Tons No Tons No Tons No Tons No Tons No Tons
      Three-deckers                                                             0 0             0 0
    A First 120-gun ship, 1 2508     1 2508 1               2 5233 3 7741                     1 2617 1 2617             0 0
    B First 112-gun ship 18-pounder 1 2351     1 2351 1                   1 2351                         0 0             0 0
    C First 112-gun ship 12-pounder 1 2457     1 2457   1 1 2398       1     2 4855                         0 0             0 0
    D First 100-gun ship 18-pounder     1 2286 1 2286 1               1 2289 2 4575                         0 0             0 0
    E First 100-gun ship 12-pounder 2 4266 1 2162 3 6428 3               2 4304 5 10732                         0 0             0 0
    F Second 98-gun ship 18-pounder large, 1 2276     1 2276 1               1 2278 2 4554 1 2276                     0 0             0 0
    G Second 98-gun ship 18-pounder small, 2 4242 1 2121 3 6363 3                   3 6363                         0 0             0 0
    H Second 98-gun ship 12-pounder 11 21470     11 21470 11                   11 21470                         0 0             0 0
    I Second 90-gun ship         0 0                     0 0                         0 0             0 0
      Two-deckers                                 0 0                         0 0             0 0
    K Third 80-gun ship 6 13053     6 13053 2 4 1 1942 4 8764   5     11 23759             2 4379         2 4379             0 0
    L Third 74-gun ship 24-pounder, 11 20991     11 20991 8 3             3 5749 14 26740 1 1929                     0 0             0 0
    M Third 74-gun ship 18 large, 13 24383 3 5602 16 29985 11 5 2 3738 2 3691   4 2 3641 22 41055             4 7457     2 3641 6 11098         1 1903 1 1903
    N Third 74-gun ship middl 12 20855     12 20855 12   1 1778 5 8684 1 5 14 24213 32 55530 1 1745         3 5264         3 5264             0 0
    0 Third 74-gun ship small, 26 42446 6 9815 32 52261 31 1 1 1565 10 16080 9 2 1 1674 44 71580             1 1621         1 1621         2 3255 2 3255
    P Third 64-gun ship 17 23678 4 5621 21 29299 19 2 11 15001 4 5482 5 10     36 49782                         0 0         1 1370 1 1370
    Q Fourth 60-gun ship         0 0         2 2511 1 1     2 2511                         0 0             0 0
        Line 104 184976 16 27607 120 212583 104 16 17 26422 27 45212 16 28 26 49381 190 333598 3 5950 0 0 0 0 10 18721 0 0 3 6258 13 24979 0 0 0 0 4 6528 4 6528
    R Fourth 56-gun ship flush, 1 1256     1 1256 1   1 1426     1       2 2682                 1 1256     1 1256             0 0
    S Fourth 54-gun ship flush,         0 0                     0 0                         0 0 1 1176         1 1176
    T Fourth 50-gun ship com or quarter-decked 7 7591 3 3165 10 10756 10       6 6355 3 3     16 17111                         0 0         1 1063 1 1063
    U Fourth 50-gun ship flush, 2 1823     2 1823 2                   2 1823                         0 0             0 0
    V Fifth 44-gun ship     1 892 1 892 1   1 882     1       2 1774                         0 0 1 906         1 906
      One-deckers                                 0 0                         0 0             0 0
    W Fifth 44-gun frigate, 4 5577     4 5577 3 1 1 1370 1 1357 1 1     6 8304                         0 0             0 0
    X Fifth 40-gun frigate, 24-pounder, 1 1277     1 1277 1                   1 1277                         0 0             0 0
    Y Fifth 40-gun frigate, 18-pounder, 3 3474     3 3474 3                   3 3474                         0 0         1 1183 1 1183
    Z Fifth 38-gun frigate large, 17 18578 2 2246 19 20824 7 12     3 3229   3 8 8705 30 32758     3 3242     2 2188     4 4321 6 6509             0 0
    A Fifth 38-gun frigate, small, 16 15934 1 1046 17 16980 14 3     2 1978 1 1 1 991 20 19949         3 3000 a     1 954     4 3954             0 0
    B Fifth 36-gun frigate, 18-pounder, large, 8 8285 1 1015 9 9300 3 6     2 2024   2     11 11324                         0 0             0 0
    C Fifth 36-gun frigate, 18-pounder, small, 14 12863 1 934 15 13797 15   1 926 2 1808 3   6 5577 24 22108     1 902 b         1 869 3 2874 4 3743 2 1866         2 1866
    D Fifth 36-gun frigate, 12-pounder, 11 10138 3 2798 14 12936 1 13     5 4650   5     19 17586                         0 0             0 0
    E Fifth 32-gun frigate, 18-pounder, large, 5 4542     5 4542 5               3 2749 8 7291                     3 2749 3 2749             0 0
    F Fifth 32-gun frigate, 18-pounder, small, 6 4733     6 4733 6                   6 4733                         0 0             0 0
    G Fifth 32-gun frigate, 12-pounder, large, 5 4057     5 4057 1 4 1 856 3 2340 2 2     9 7253         1 751 c 1 848         2 1599             0 0
    H Fifth 32-gun frigate, 12-pounder, small 21 14368 5 3462 26 17830 26   1 683 5 3457 5 1 1 662 33 22632 2 1320     1 672 d 1 689 1 703     3 2064 1 689     2 1394 3 2083
    I Sixth 28-gun frigate 9 5632     9 5632 8 1 2 1167 2 1192 2 1     12 7991                         0 0             0 0
    K Sixth 24-gun post-ship, quarter-decked, 6 3248     6 3248 4 2     1 528 1 1     8 3776             1 604         1 604         1 521 1 521
    L Sixth 24-gun post-ship, flush         0 0                 12 6412 12 6412                     12 6412 12 6412             0 0
    N Sixth 22-gun post-ship, quarter-decked, 2 1130     2 1130   2                 2 1130                         0 0             0 0
    0 Sixth 20-gun post-ship, quarter-decked, 4 1751     4 1751 2 2 1 481 2 940 2 1     7 3172             1 446         1 446     1 481     1 481
    P Sixth 20-gun post-ship, flush 4 2194 1 511 5 2705   5     2 1027   2     7 3732         1 490 1 557         2 1047             0 0
    Q Sloops Arrow & Dart, mounting 28 carronades 1 386     1 386 1                   1 386                         0 0 1 386         1 386
    R Sloops 18-gun ship-sloop, quarter-decked 10 4273     10 4273 10       1 423   1 30 12913 41 17609             1 423     29 12491 30 12914 1 423         1 423
    S Sloops 18-gun ship-sloop, flush, 21 8099     21 8099 11 10 1 312       1     22 8411     2 798 e 1 307 2 826         3 1133 3 1103         3 1103
    T Sloops 16-gun ship-sloop, quarter-decked, large 19 7115     19 7115 19   1 425 1 410 2   1 367 22 8317     6 2222                 0 0 2 736         2 736
    U Sloops 16-gun ship-sloop, quarter-decked, small 3 975     3 975 3                   3 975                         0 0             0 0
    V Sloops 16-gun ship-sloop, flush 10 3632 1 384 11 4016 9 2     3 1032 3       14 5048                         0 0             0 0
    W Sloops 14-gun ship-sloop, quarter-decked, 2 570     2 570 2       2 604 2       4 1174                         0 0             0 0
    X Sloops 14-gun ship-sloop, flush 7 1978 2 668 9 2646 9       3 862 3       12 3508                         0 0 1 280         1 280
    Y Sloops 18-gun brig-sloop, large 23 8782     23 8782 22 1     2 773 1 1 12 4616 37 14171     6 2311     1 353     9 3457 10 3810 1 384     1 369 2 753
    Z Sloops 18-gun brig-sloop, small, 5 1627     5 1627 4 1     2 668 1 1     7 2295                         0 0 1 318         1 318
    a Sloops 16-gun brig-sloop 24 7111     24 7111 12 12             9 2566 33 9677     11 3126     1 335     20 5692 21 6027             0 0
    b Sloops 14-gun brig-sloop 3 601     3 601 2 1     1 211   1     4 812         1 206             1 206         2 594 2 594
    d Bombs, of 8 guns and 2 mortars, 14 4924 1 404 15 5328 15   1 307 2 653 3       18 6288                         0 0 1 388     1 432 2 820
    e Fire-ships, 14 guns         0 0     1 425 1 243 2       2 668                         0 0             0 0
    f Gun-brigs 14 guns 9 1841     9 1841 3 6                 9 1841         1 215             1 215             0 0
    g Gun-brigs 12 guns 90 16022 1 169 91 16191 90 1             3 540 94 16731     25 4533 1 213         21 3818 22 4031 5 890     3 500 8 1390
    h Gun-brigs 10 guns 2 321     2 321   2                 2 321                         0 0             0 0
    i Cutters, &c 14 guns 4 711     4 711 3 1                 4 711 1 152                     0 0 1 215         1 215
    k Cutters, &c 12 guns 12 1820     12 1820 3 9 1 123 1 152 2       14 2095         3 442 1 141         4 583         1 123 1 123
    l Cutters, &c 10 guns 25 2966     25 2966 12 13                 25 2966     12 1332 f 2 254             2 254 1 131     1 113 2 244
    m Cutters, &c 8 guns 1 98     1 98   1                 1 98                         0 0             0 0
    n Cutters, &c 6 guns 2 156     2 156 1 1                 2 156         1 75             1 75 1 103         1 103
    o Cutters, &c 4 guns 14 1059     14 1059 13 1             18 1355 32 2414                     18 1355 18 1355 2 173         2 173
          551 388494 39 45301 590 433795 461 129 31 35805 82 82128 57 56 130 96834 833 648562 6 7422 66 18466 16 6625 23 26131 4 3782 122 49427 165 85965 26 10167 1 481 18 12820 45 23468
    q Troop-ships 8 6734 7 6374 15 13108 10 5 4 2860 12 12387 12 4     31 28355                         0 0     4 3782 3 2461 7 6243
    r Store-ships 10 5911 1 886 11 6797 10 1     2 782 2       13 7579                         0 0             0 0
    w Gun vessels 1 to 4 guns 5 655     5 655 5                   5 655                         0 0             0 0
    x Advice Boats and Tenders 5 785     5 785 5                   5 785                         0 0         1 179 1 179
    a Hospital, Prison, Receiving ships, &c         0 0     14 16772 12 13466 15 11     26 30238                 1 481     1 481             0 0
    b Royal Yachts         0 0     6 1089     6   1 199 7 1288                         0 0             0 0
        TROOP-SHIPS, &c 28 14085 8 7260 36 21345 30 6 24 20721 26 26635 35 15 1 199 87 68900 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 481 0 0 1 481 0 0 4 3782 4 2640 8 6422
        GRAND TOTAL g 579 402579 47 52561 626 455140 491 135 55 56526 108 108763 92 71 131 97033 920 717462 6 7422 66 18466 16 6625 23 26131 5 4263 122 49427 166 86446 26 10167 5 4263 22 15460 53 29890

    NOTES TO ABSTRACT No. 14.

    a Teak-built Indiamen.

    b The Salsette (named Pitt for a short time, then restored to her former name) built of teak at the East-India Company's yard at Bombay.

    c Teak-built; had been an Indiaman.

    d The same.

    e The Bermuda and Indian; built at the island of Bermuda, of the pencil-cedar See vol. ii., p. 396, note S*

    f Built at Bermuda, also of cedar. These vessels averaged 111 tons, and were a slight improvement upon those built at the same island in the preceding year, and remarked upon at vol. iii., p. 376, note i.

    g Number of hired vessels about 94.

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