Venus

1610
Nominal Guns24BWAS-1793
NationalityDutch Republic
OperatorAdmiralty of Amsterdam
Launched1768BWAS-1793
Home Port BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardAmsterdam Naval Yard - Amsterdam M01
Constructor Peter Edwards (d.1673)M01
CategoryFourth RateBWAS-1793
National RateSeventh CharterBWAS-1793
Ship TypeCorvette BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Captured28.8.1799BWAS-1793
BecomesBritish Sixth Rate frigate 'Amaranthe' (1799) (28)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck112' 6"Imperial Feet34.1503 
Length of Keel92' 10 ½"Imperial Feet28.0543 
Breadth31' 9"Imperial Feet9.6774 
Depth in Hold10' 6"Imperial Feet3.2004 
Burthen498Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentW054
Length of Gundeck125' 7"Amsterdam Feet35.3947 (116′ 1″ Imperial)
Breadth33' 7"Amsterdam Feet9.4024 (30′ 10″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold13' 2"Amsterdam Feet3.6975 (12′ 1″ Imperial)

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1799156 W054

Service History


DateEventSource
28.8.1799Captured by the British while lying in the NieuwediepW054
28.8.1799Seizure of the Dutch Fleet at Nieuwe Diep

 

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