HMS Cumberland (1807)
HMS Cumberland was a 74-gun third rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, launched on 19 August 1807 at Northfleet. During the Napoleonic wars she brought King William I of the Netherlands from London to The Netherlands.
|Ordered:||31 January 1805|
|Laid down:||August 1805|
|Launched:||19 August 1807|
|Fate:||Converted to prison ship, 1830|
|Class and type:||Repulse-class ship of the line|
|Tons burthen:||1718 16⁄94 (bm)|
|Length:||174 ft (53 m) (gundeck)|
|Beam:||47 ft 4 in (14.43 m)|
|Depth of hold:||20 ft (6.1 m)|
|Sail plan:||Full rigged ship|
She was converted to serve as a prison ship in 1830. She was renamed Fortitude in 1833.
- Lavery, Ships of the Line vol. 1, p. 188.
- "Fortitude (originally Cumberland)". Retrieved 2 January 2010.
- Lavery, Brian (2003). The Ship of the Line - Volume 1: The Development of the Battlefleet 1650-1850. Conway Maritime Press. ISBN 0851772528.