Phoebe Class

Class notesBWAS-1793
A lengthened version of the Inconstant class

NationalityGreat Britain
Nominal Guns36
Approved1794/05/29
DesignerSir John Henslow (1730-1815)
RateFifth Rate
TypeFrigate
Designed Crew264
Ships in Class5

Design ArmamentBroadside Weight = 439.00 Imperial Pound ( 199.09 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck26 x British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck8 x British 9-Pounder
Quarterdeck6 x British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle4 x British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 x British 9-Pounder

Design Dimensions and Ship Information
 OrderedShipyardLaunchedOut of serviceFateGundeck LengthLength of KeelBreadthDepth in holdBurthen
As Designed     142' 6"118' 10 ½"38' 0"13' 5"913 1394
Dryad (36) 24.5.1794Deptford - London 4.6.17959.2.1860Broken Up142' 8"119' 0"38' 2 ½"13' 5"924 694
Caroline (36) 24.5.1794Rotherhithe - London - Surrey 17.6.17959.1815Broken Up142' 6"118' 9 ½"38' 3"13' 5 ½"924 4494
Doris (36) 24.5.1794Gravesend - Kent 31.8.179512.1.1805Wrecked142' 6"118' 11"38' 1"13' 5"917 3794
Phoebe (36) 24.5.1794Deptford - London 24.9.179527.5.1841Sold for Break Up142' 9"119' 0"38' 3"13' 5 ½"926 894
Fortunee (36) 28.1.1800Blackwall Yard - Blackwall 17.11.180029.1.1818Sold142' 8"119' 0"38' 1 ½"13' 5"920 494


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Posted by Paul Fields on Friday 14th of July 2017 22:48

Phoebe class included HMS Dryad 1795, and HMS Caroline 1795, source Heavy Frigate.

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