Argo

16094
Nominal Guns36M01
NationalityDutch Republic
OperatorAdmiralty of Amsterdam
Launched28.1.1790M01
How acquiredPurpose builtM01
ShipyardAmsterdam - Holland M01
CategoryFifth RateM01
National RateSixth Charter
Ship TypeFrigate
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Captured12.5.1796BWAS-1793
BecomesBritish Fifth Rate frigate 'Janus' (1796) (32)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentM01
Length of Gundeck139' 8"Amsterdam Feet39.3562 (129′ 1″ Imperial)
Breadth37' 8"Amsterdam Feet10.5041 (34′ 5″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold15' 8"Amsterdam Feet4.2877 (14′ 0″ Imperial)
Height Between Decks5' 8"Amsterdam Feet1.6214 (5′ 3″ Imperial)

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1790230 M01

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1794KapiteinAegidius van Braam (1758-1822)ref:576

Service History


DateEventSource
22.8.1795Action of 1795-08-22
12.5.1796Taken by Phoenix (36) in the North Sea


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
M01Dutch Navy Vessels 1700-1799 (Manuscript)Ron von MannenDocument
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
ref:576Biographisch WoordenboekVan der AaDigital Book
 

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