Southampton Class

NationalityGreat Britain
Nominal Guns32
Approved1756/03/12
DesignerSir Thomas Slade (1703-1771)
RateFifth Rate
TypeFrigate
Designed Crew210
Ships in Class4

Design ArmamentBroadside Weight = 177.00 Imperial Pound ( 80.27 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck26 x British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 x British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 x British 6-Pounder
Forecastle12 x British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Design Dimensions and Ship Information
 OrderedShipyardLaunchedOut of serviceFateGundeck LengthLength of KeelBreadthDepth in holdBurthen
As Designed     124' 1"101' 5"34' 8"12' 0"652 3794
Southampton (32) 12.3.1756Rotherhithe - London - Surrey 5.5.175727.11.1812Wrecked124' 4" 103' 1"12' 1"671 6494
Vestal (32) 25.5.1756King's Yard - Harwich 17.6.17576.1775Broken Up124' 4"102' 1 ½"34' 10"12' 0"659 1194
Diana (32) 1.6.1756Batson's Yard - Limehouse Hole 30.8.175716.5.1793Sold124' 6"103' 1 ⅛"34' 11"12' 0"668 5794
Minerva (32) 25.5.1756Rotherhithe - London - Surrey 17.1.175922.8.1778Captured124' 4"102' 2 ¼"34' 11 ½"12' 0"664 2494


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