Vesuvius Class

NationalityGreat Britain
Nominal Guns10
Approved1812/05/21
DesignerSir Henry Peake (1753-1825)
RateUnrated
TypeBomb Vessel
Designed Crew67
Ships in Class3

Design ArmamentBroadside Weight = 102.00 Imperial Pound ( 46.26 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck8 x British 24-Pound Carronade
Gun Deck2 x British 6-Pounder
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     102' 0"83' 10"27' 0"13' 0"325 794
Vesuvius (10) 30.3.1812Topsham - Devon 1.5.181322.7.1819Sold102' 4"84' 2"27' 0"13' 0"326 3594
Beelzebub (10) 30.3.1812Bideford - Devon 30.7.181323.9.1820Broken Up102' 8"84' 2 ¾"27' 3 ¾"12' 11 ¾"334 194
Terror (10) 30.3.1812Topsham - Devon 31.7.181322.4.1848Abandoned102' 4 ½"84' 2 ½"27' 3 ⅜"12' 11 ½"333 3594

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook

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