Samnita

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Nominal Guns74W006
NationalityKingdom of Sicily
OperatorState Navy
Acquired1792W006
Home Port W006
ShipyardCastellammare del Golfo - Sicily W006
Designed by Antonio ImbertW006
Constructor Antonio ImbertW006
CategoryThird RateW006
Ship TypeShip of the Line W006
Sailing RigShip RiggedW006
Broken Up1805W006

Armament


1791Broadside Weight = 840 Imperial Pound ( 380.94 kg) 
Lower Gun Deck28 Italian 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck30 Italian 24-Pounder
Quarterdeck16 Italian 18-Pound Carronade

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
1793Captain Francesco Spannocchi Piccolomini

Service History


DateEventSource
5.10.1793Arrived at Toulon, assisted the seige on the Royalist side with troopsTRN4
13.7.1795Battle of Hyeres

 

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Posted by Mark Iliff on Wednesday 6th of January 2021 16:27

23.12.1798 Samnita sailed with Nelson's evacuation of royal family from Naples to Palermo [Dispatches & letter of Lord Nelson, letter to Earl St. Vincent 28.12.1798 – he renders the name 'Samnite']

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