Amphion Class

NationalityGreat Britain
Nominal Guns32
Approved1796/06/27
DesignerWilliam Rule (d.1816)
RateFifth Rate
TypeFrigate
Designed Crew254
Ships in Class5

Design ArmamentBroadside Weight = 324.00 Imperial Pound ( 146.93 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck26 x British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 x British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 x British 24-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 x British 24-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 x British 6-Pounder

Design Dimensions and Ship Information
 OrderedShipyardLaunchedOut of serviceFateGundeck LengthLength of KeelBreadthDepth in holdBurthen
As Designed     144' 0"121' 7 ½"37' 6"12' 6"909 7194
Amphion (32) 11.6.1796Mistley - Essex 19.3.179811.1820Sunk as Breakwater144' 0 ½"121' 6 ⅞"37' 7 ¼"12' 6"914 4094
Aeolus (32) 28.1.1800Deptford Green - Deptford - Barnards' Thames Yards 28.2.180110.1817Broken Up144' 3"121' 9"37' 8"12' 6"918 7694
Medusa (32) 28.1.1800Northfleet Dockyard - Northfleet 14.4.180111.1816Broken Up144' 0"121' 6"37' 8 ½"12' 5 ½"918 8994
Proserpine (32) 10.6.1804Kingston upon Hull - Yorkshire - The Humber 6.8.180728.2.1809Captured144' 3"122' 0 ¾"37' 8 ¼"12' 5 ½"922 1794
Nereus (32) 4.10.1805Temple's Yard - Jarrow 4.3.18092.1817Broken Up144' 1"121' 8 ¼"37' 8"12' 5 ½"917 7694


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