Maidstone Class

NationalityGreat Britain
Nominal Guns32
Approved1795/02/04
DesignerSir John Henslow (1730-1815)
RateFifth Rate
TypeFrigate
Designed Crew240
Ships in Class2

Design ArmamentBroadside Weight = 246.00 Imperial Pound ( 111.56 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck26 x British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 x British 24-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck4 x British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 x British 24-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 x British 6-Pounder

Design Dimensions and Ship Information
 OrderedShipyardLaunchedOut of serviceFateGundeck LengthLength of KeelBreadthDepth in holdBurthen
As Designed     135' 0"112' 4 ¼"36' 6"12' 6"796 1794
Maidstone (32) 4.2.1795Deptford Dockyard - Deptford 12.12.17958.1810Broken Up135' 1"112' 4 ⅜"36' 8"12' 5"803 5294
Shannon (32) 4.2.1795Deptford Dockyard - Deptford 9.2.17965.1802Sold135' 0 ¼"112' 3 ¼"36' 8"12' 4 ¾"803 8394


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