Embuscade

16171
Nominal Guns32M01
NationalityBatavian Republic
OperatorAdmiralty of the Maze
Acquired23.4.1795M01
How acquiredPurchased on the StocksM01
ShipyardRotterdam - Holland M01
CategoryFifth RateM01
Ship TypeFrigate M01
Sailing RigShip RiggedM01
Captured30.8.1799M01
BecomesBritish floating battery 'Ambuscade' (1799) (32)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentM01
Length of Gundeck140' 0"Amsterdam Feet39.634 (130′ 0″ Imperial)
Breadth39' 4"Amsterdam Feet11.0523 (36′ 3″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold15' 0"Amsterdam Feet4.2465 (13′ 11″ Imperial)

Service History


DateEventSource
30.8.1799Seizure of the Dutch Fleet at Vlieter
30.8.1799Taken by the British in the Vlieter

 

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