Coventry Class

NationalityGreat Britain
Nominal Guns28
Approved1756
DesignerSir Thomas Slade (1703-1771)
RateSixth Rate
TypeFrigate
Designed Crew200
Ships in Class19

Design ArmamentBroadside Weight = 117.00 Imperial Pound ( 53.06 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck24 x British 9-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck12 x British 1/2-Pound Swivel
Quarterdeck4 x British 3-Pounder

Design Dimensions and Ship Information
 OrderedShipyardLaunchedOut of serviceFateGundeck LengthLength of KeelBreadthDepth in holdBurthen
As Designed     118' 4"97' 3 ½"33' 8"10' 6"586 3094
Lizard (28) 13.4.1756Rotherhithe - London - Surrey 7.4.175722.9.1828Sold118' 8 ½"97' 2 ¾"33' 11"10' 6"594 8794
Coventry (28) 13.4.1756Buckler's Hard - Hampshire 20.5.175712.1.1783Captured118' 4 ¾"97' 0 ½"34' 0 ⅞"10' 6"599 2594
Hussar (28) 18.4.1757Chatham Dockyard - Chatham 23.7.175723.5.1762Captured118' 3"97' 2 ½"33' 8"10' 5 ½"586 694
Boreas (28) 18.4.1757Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich 29.7.175729.6.1770Sold118' 5 ½"97' 5"33' 8"10' 6"587 3094
Shannon (28) 18.4.1757Deptford Dockyard - Deptford 17.8.175730.12.1765Broken Up118' 6"97' 5 ½"33' 8"10' 6"587 5394
Actaeon (28) 5.5.1757Chatham Dockyard - Chatham 30.9.17579.9.1766Sold118' 2 ¾"97' 3"33' 7 ½"10' 6"584 8194
Trent (28) 5.5.1757Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich 31.10.175726.1.1764Sold118' 5 ½"97' 5"33' 8"10' 6"587 3094
Active (28) 6.5.1757Deptford Dockyard - Deptford 11.1.17581.9.1778Captured118' 4"97' 5 ⅜"33' 10 ½"10' 6"586 3094
Maidstone (28) 3.9.1756Rochester - Kent 9.2.17587.1794Broken Up118' 4"97' 5"33' 10"10' 6"593 1494
Liverpool (28) 3.9.1756Liverpool - Lancashire 10.2.175811.2.1778Wrecked118' 4"97' 7 ¼"33' 8 ½"10' 6"589 8594
Aquilon (28) 6.5.1757Rotherhithe - London - Surrey 24.5.175829.11.1776Broken Up118' 7 ½"98' 3 ¼"33' 10 ¼"10' 6"599 894
Levant (28) 6.5.1757Buckler's Hard - Hampshire 6.7.175827.9.1780Broken Up118' 5"97' 3 ⅝"33' 11"10' 6"595 3494
Argo (28) 19.9.1757Rotherhithe - London - Surrey 20.7.17588.11.1776Broken Up118' 5 ¾"98' 0"33' 11 ½"10' 6"601 5994
Cerberus (28) 6.5.1757East Cowes - Isle of Wight 5.9.17587.8.1778Burnt to avoid capture118' 7 ½"97' 2 ⅛"33' 10 ½"10' 6"593 1494
Griffin (28) 6.5.1757Bursledon - Hampshire 18.10.175827.10.1761Wrecked118' 4 ½"97' 7"33' 11 ½"10' 6"598 5294
Milford (28) 19.9.1757Milford Haven - Pembrokeshire 20.9.175917.5.1785Captured118' 3"97' 5"33' 9"10' 6"588 7294
Guadeloupe (28) 29.6.1758Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth 5.12.176310.10.1781Captured118' 4"97' 3 ½"33' 8"10' 6"586 3094
Carysfort (28) 20.2.1761Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness 23.8.176628.4.1813Sold118' 4"97' 3 ½"33' 8"10' 6"586 3094
Hind (28) 2.10.1782Sandgate - Kent 22.7.17857.1811Broken Up118' 5"97' 4"33' 10"10' 6"592 6094


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