Amazon Class

NationalityGreat Britain
Nominal Guns32
Approved1770
DesignerJohn Williams (1700-?)
RateFifth Rate
TypeFrigate
Designed Crew220
Ships in Class18

Design ArmamentBroadside Weight = 228.00 Imperial Pound ( 103.40 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck26 x British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 x British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 x British 18-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 x British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 x British 18-Pound Carronade

Design Dimensions and Ship Information
 OrderedShipyardLaunchedOut of serviceFateGundeck LengthLength of KeelBreadthDepth in holdBurthen
As Designed     126' 0"104' 0"35' 0"12' 2"677 6294
Amazon (32) 25.12.1770Rotherhithe - London - Surrey 24.5.17736.1794Broken Up126' 4"104' 6"35' 2"12' 2 ½"687 3994
Ambuscade (32) 25.12.1770Grove Street Yard - Deptford - Barnards' Thames Yards 17.9.177314.12.1798Captured126' 3"104' 1"35' 1 ¾"12' 2"683 8194
Thetis (32) 25.12.1770Buckler's Hard - Hampshire 2.11.177312.5.1781Wrecked126' 1"104' 3 ⅜"35' 2"12' 2"685 9294
Cleopatra (32) 13.5.1778Bristol - England 26.11.177921.9.1814Broken Up126' 5"104' 6 ¼"35' 2 ½"12' 1 ¾"689 1794
Orpheus (32) 2.10.1778Grove Street Yard - Deptford - Barnards' Thames Yards 3.6.178023.1.1807Wrecked126' 4"104' 5 ⅜"35' 2 ¼"12' 2"688 6694
Juno (32) 21.10.1778Batson's Yard - Limehouse Hole 30.9.17807.1811Broken Up126' 6 ½"104' 7 ½"35' 2 ¼"12' 1 ½"689 2994
Amphion (32) 11.6.1778Chatham Dockyard - Chatham 12.12.178022.9.1796Blown Up126' 1"104' 3"35' 0"12' 2"679 2794
Iphigenia (32) 26.2.1779Mistley - Essex 27.12.178020.7.1801Burnt126' 2"104' 3"35' 0 ½"12' 2"680 7294
Success (32) 22.2.1779Liverpool - Lancashire 10.4.178113.2.1801Captured126' 0"103' 10 ⅜"35' 2"12' 2"683 2094
Andromache (32) 1.2.1780Grove Street Yard - Deptford - Barnards' Thames Yards 17.11.17814.1811Broken Up126' 2"104' 0"35' 0"12' 2"684 1294
Syren (32) 1.3.1781Mistley - Essex 24.9.17829.1822Broken Up126' 0"103' 10"35' 1 ¾"12' 2"679 894
Iris (32) 5.10.1781Grove Street Yard - Deptford - Barnards' Thames Yards 2.5.178310.1833Broken Up126' 2 ½"104' 3 ⅛"35' 3 ½"12' 2 ½"687 9094
Greyhound (32) 22.10.1781Mistley - Essex 11.12.17834.10.1808Wrecked126' 0"103' 11 ⅝"35' 1 ½"12' 2"682 2494
Meleager (32) 11.1.1782Quarry House Yard - Frindsbury 28.2.17859.6.1801Wrecked126' 0"104' 0"35' 1 ½"12' 2 ½"682 4894
Solebay (32) 23.7.1782Grove Street Yard - Deptford - Barnards' Thames Yards 26.3.178517.7.1809Wrecked126' 3 ½"104' 5 ½"35' ¾"12' 2 ½"683 794
Castor (32) 30.1.1782Harwich - Essex 26.5.178522.7.1819Sold126' 0"104' 0"35' 1"12' 2"680 7794
Terpsichore (32) 29.7.1782Mistley - Essex 17.12.178511.1830Broken Up126' 0"103' 11 ⅝"35' 1 ½"12' 2"682 494
Success (32) UnknownUnknown2.9.18011820Broken Up126' 0"103' 10 ⅜"35' 2"12' 2"683 2094

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook

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