Alcmene - Improved Pallas Class

NationalityGreat Britain
Nominal Guns38
Approved1793
DesignerSir John Henslow (1730-1815)
RateFifth Rate
TypeFrigate
Designed Crew241
Ships in Class3

Design ArmamentBroadside Weight = 324.00 Imperial Pound ( 146.93 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck26 x British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 x British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 x British 24-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 x British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 x British 24-Pound Carronade

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 1894
Cerberus (32) 14.2.1793Buckler's Hard - Hampshire 25.9.179429.9.1814Sold135' 1"112' 2 ⅜"36' 9"12' 6"806 194
Lively (32) 14.2.1793Northam - Devon 23.10.179414.4.1798Burnt to avoid capture135' 3"112' 5 ¼"36' 8 ½"12' 6"805 8594
Alcmene (32) 14.2.1793Harwich - Essex 8.11.179429.4.1809Wrecked135' 3"112' 8"36' 8 ½"12' 6"805 8594


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