Mermaid Class

NationalityGreat Britain
Nominal Guns28
Approved1760
DesignerSir Thomas Slade (1703-1771)
RateSixth Rate
TypeFrigate
Designed Crew200
Ships in Class6

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     124' 0"102' 8 ⅛"33' 6 ⅜"11' 0"612 7294
Mermaid (28) 24.4.1760Hessel Cliff - The Humber 6.5.17618.7.1778Wrecked124' 0"102' 8 ⅛"33' 6 ⅜"11' 0"613 8594
Hussar (28) 30.1.1762Rotherhithe - London - Surrey 26.8.176324.11.1780Wrecked124' 4"103' 8 ½"33' 10 ⅜"11' 0"627 6494
Solebay (28) 30.1.1762Newcastle upon Tyne - Northumberland - River Tyne 9.9.176325.1.1782Burnt to avoid capture124' 0"102' 8 ⅛"33' 6 ⅜"11' 0"612 7294
Greyhound (28) 25.12.1770Buckler's Hard - Hampshire 20.7.177316.8.1781Wrecked124' 2"102' 8 ⅞"33' 7 ½"11' 0"617 8394
Triton (28) 25.12.1770Buckler's Hard - Hampshire 1.10.17731.1796Broken Up124' 1"103' 4 ⅝"33' 7"11' 0"620 2194
Boreas (28) 25.12.1770Charlestown - Kingston upon Hull - The Humber 23.8.17745.1802Sold124' 6"103' 11"33' 8"10' 11 ½"626 4894

Sources


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

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