Minerva

1515
Nominal Guns26BWAS-1793
NationalityDutch Republic
OperatorAdmiralty of Zealand
Launched1787BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardZeeland - Netherlands BWAS-1793
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1793
National RateSeventh CharterBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Captured28.8.1799BWAS-1793
BecomesBritish Sixth Rate post ship 'Braak' (1799) (24)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck126' 6 ½"Imperial Feet38.4175 
Length of Keel95' 8 ⅛"Imperial Feet28.9592 
Breadth34' 8 ½"Imperial Feet10.3759 
Depth in Hold10' 6"Imperial Feet3.2004 
Burthen613 694Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentM01
Length of Gundeck136' 0 "Amsterdam Feet38.5016 (126′ 3″ Imperial)
Breadth36' 5"Amsterdam Feet10.213 (33′ 6″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold13' 10"Amsterdam Feet3.6803 (12′ 0″ Imperial)

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1787150 M01

Service History


DateEventSource
28.8.1799Seizure of the Dutch Fleet at Nieuwe Diep
28.8.1799Taken by the British in the Nieu Diep off Texel

 

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