Etna Class

NationalityGreat Britain
Nominal Guns8
Approved1776/02
DesignerSir Thomas Slade (1703-1771)
RateUnrated
TypeBomb Vessel
Designed Crew60
Ships in Class4

Design ArmamentBroadside Weight = 27.50 Imperial Pound ( 12.47 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck8 x British 6-Pounder
Gun Deck14 x British 1/2-Pound Swivel
Gun Deck1 x British 13" Mortar
Gun Deck1 x British 10" Mortar

Design Dimensions and Ship Information
 OrderedShipyardLaunchedOut of serviceFateGundeck LengthLength of KeelBreadthDepth in holdBurthen
As Designed     91' 9 ½"74' 1 ¾"27' 6"12' 1"298 2294
Aetna (8) 14.2.1776Cuckolds Point - Rotherhithe 20.6.17765.1784Broken Up91' 9 ½"74' 1 ¾"27' 6"12' 1"298 2294
Vesuvius (8) 14.2.1776Blackwall Yard - Blackwall 3.7.177613.8.1812Sold91' 6"74' 2"27' 8"12' 1"301 9194
Thunder (8) 13.11.1778Rotherhithe - London - Surrey 18.5.17792.1.1781Foundered92' 0"74' 4 ¼"27' 9"12' 1 ½"304 5294
Terror (8) 13.11.1778Rotherhithe - London - Surrey 2.6.177913.8.1812Sold92' 1"74' 7"27' 10"12' 0 ½"307 3194

Sources


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

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