Venus Class

NationalityGreat Britain
Nominal Guns36
Approved1756/07/13
DesignerSir Thomas Slade (1703-1771)
RateFifth Rate
TypeFrigate
Designed Crew240
Ships in Class3

Design ArmamentBroadside Weight = 189.00 Imperial Pound ( 85.71 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck26 x British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck8 x British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 x British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle12 x British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Design Dimensions and Ship Information
 OrderedShipyardLaunchedOut of serviceFateGundeck LengthLength of KeelBreadthDepth in holdBurthen
As Designed     128' 4"106' 2 ⅝"35' 8"12' 4"718 1894
Pallas (36) 13.7.1756Deptford - London 30.8.175724.2.1783Burnt128' 4"106' 4"35' 10 ¾"12' 4 ½"728 7394
Brilliant (36) 29.7.1756Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth 27.10.17571.11.1776Sold128' 4"106' 2 ⅝"35' 8"12' 4"718 3894
Venus (36) 13.7.1756Liverpool - Lancashire 11.3.175822.9.1828Sold128' 4 ½"106' 3"35' 9"12' 4"722 2994


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