Mars

16308
Nominal Guns32M01
NationalityDutch Republic
OperatorAdmiralty of Amsterdam
Acquired1769M01
Home Port M01
ShipyardAmsterdam M01
ConstructorPeter Edwards (d.1673)M01
CategoryFifth RateM01
National RateFifth Charter
Ship TypeFrigate
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Captured3.2.1781BWAS-1714
BecomesBritish Fifth Rate frigate 'Mars' (1781) (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)
Burthen703Tons BM 

Service History


DateEventSource
3.2.1781Taken by Lord George Brydges Rodney (1st Baron Rodney) (1719-1792) fleet at the capture of St EusatitiusBWAS-1714


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
M01Dutch Navy Vessels 1700-1799 (Manuscript)Ron von MannenDocument
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
 

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