Penelope Class

NationalityGreat Britain
Nominal Guns36
Approved1797
DesignerSir John Henslow (1730-1815)
RateFifth Rate
TypeFrigate
Designed Crew274
Ships in Class3

Design ArmamentBroadside Weight = 398.00 Imperial Pound ( 180.49 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck26 x British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck6 x British 9-Pounder
Quarterdeck6 x British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 x British 9-Pounder
Forecastle2 x British 32-Pound Carronade

Design Dimensions and Ship Information
 OrderedShipyardLaunchedOut of serviceFateGundeck LengthLength of KeelBreadthDepth in holdBurthen
As Designed     150' 0"125' 5 ⅞"39' 7"13' 0"1,045 8194
Penelope (36) 4.5.1797Bursledon - Hampshire 26.9.17981.5.1815Wrecked150' 0"125' 4 ⅛"39' 8 ½"13' 0"1,051 2494
Amethyst (36) 4.5.1797Deptford Dockyard - Deptford 23.4.179916.2.1811Wrecked150' 0"125' 5 ⅜"39' 7"13' 0"1,045 4894
Jason (36) 15.9.1798Bursledon - Hampshire 27.1.180024.7.1801Wrecked150' 2 ½"125' 5"39' 8 ¾"13' 0 ¾"1,052 9194


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