HMS Arrogant (1761)
HMS Arrogant was a 74-gun third rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, launched on 22 January 1761 at Harwich. She was the first of the Arrogant class ships of the line, designed by Sir Thomas Slade.
|Ordered:||13 December 1758|
|Builder:||John Barnard & John Turner, Harwich Dockyard|
|Laid down:||March 1759|
|Launched:||22 January 1761|
|Fate:||Sold out o service, 1810|
|Class and type:||Arrogant class ship of the line|
|Tons burthen:||164454⁄94 bm|
|Beam:||47 ft 4 in (14.43 m)|
|Depth of hold:||19 ft 9 in (6.02 m)|
|Sail plan:||Full rigged ship|
By 1804 she had been converted to a hulk at Bombay where she served as a receiving ship, sheer hulk, and floating battery. In 1810 she was condemned as unfit for further service. She was sold out of service in 1810
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