3rd Rate

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3rd Rate
3rd Rate Front.png
Rate 3rd Rate
Guns 74
Chasers Bow and Stern Chasers
Broadside Weight
Cannon Broadside Weight 669pd
Carronade Broadside Weight 876pd
Battle Rating 380
Total Crew 650
Sailing Crew 165
Max Speed 11.27kn
Turn Rate 2.32
Structure
Bow Structure 1875
Side Structure 7500
Stern Structure 750
Armour
Bow Armour 43cm
Side Armour 71cm
Stern Armour 28cm
Sail HP 7500
Mast Thickness 111cm *
Rigging Square Rigged
Draught Deep
Cargo Capacity 350
Cargo Slots 10
Crafting Level 40

 General Description

The 3rd rate is a 3rd rate ship of the line(if you didnt figure that out through the name), the third rate in the game is based on the Bellona and apart from paint job she looks and performs the same. The 3rd rate has 2 gun decks and can also mount cannons on her weather deck

Armament

the third rate can mount 24pd cannons on her lower gun deck, 18pd cannons on her top gun deck and 9pd cannons or 32pd carronade on her weather deck. For her bow chasers she can either mount 9pd cannons or 68pd carronades and for her stern chasers she can only mount 68pd carronades

Deck Cannon Count Cannon Size Carronade Size
Bottom Gun Deck 28 24pd N/A
Middle Gun Deck 28 18pd N/A
Weather Deck 18 9pd 32pd
Bow Chasers 2 9pd 68pd
Stern Chasers 2 N/A 68pd


Characteristics

The 3rd rate is not a fast ship, the pavel is faster however she is more maneuverable than a pavel and she does not require as much crew. Compared to a Constitution however she is slower, and not as maneuverable however she has a lot more guns.

SailingProfile3RDRATE.png

Here is the Sailing Profile for the 3rd Rate; she is predictably a difficult ship to sail. While she displays the same preference for a broad reach as the other square-rigged vessels, she also displays notably weaker speeds when running before the wind than might be expected. Furthermore, her loss of speed when putting the helm towards the wind is rapid and can often be disastrous in engagements. On a positive note, she performs decently well relatively on a beam reach. In short, do not expect to perform any advanced maneuvers in the 3rd Rate as her low speed, bad turning rate and poor sailing profile combine to make a very challenging command for any Captain.

How to get Crafting recipe

You can get the crafting recipe of the 3rd rate by random drop from crafting Trincomalees or crafting Constitutions, you can also get it as a random drop from breaking up 3rd rates, however this is not recommended as a 3rd rate is an expensive ship to produce.

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23rd of June 2016 OlavDeng2