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
Minimum Crew {{{Minimum Crew}}}
Max Speed 12.00kn
Turn Rate 2.34
Structure
Bow Armour Hit Points 1631
Side Armour Hit Points 6525
Stern Armour Hit Points 653
Structure Hit Points 3263
Armour
Bow Armour Thickness 43cm
Side Armour Thickness 71cm
Stern Armour Thickness 28cm
Sail Hit Points 6525
Mast Thickness 128cm *
Rigging Type Square
Draught Deep
Cargo Capacity 822
Cargo Slots 16
Crafting Level 35

 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 mount 68pd carronades or 9 pd cannons

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 in the Admirality for 50 combat marks

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Last Verified Name
02/10/2017 bobk