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 1.5.181322.7.1819Sold102' 4"84' 2"27' 0"13' 0"326 3594
Beelzebub (10) 30.3.1812Bideford 30.7.181323.9.1820Broken Up102' 8"84' 2 ¾"27' 3 ¾"12' 11 ¾"334 194
Terror (10) 30.3.1812Topsham 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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