Proserpine

19933
Nominal Guns32BWAS-1714
NationalityBatavian Republic
OperatorAdmiralty of Amsterdam
Launched1801BWAS-1714
Home Port BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardAmsterdam BWAS-1714
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeFrigate
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Captured4.5.1804BWAS-1714
BecomesBritish Fifth Rate frigate 'Amsterdam' (1804) (32)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck140' 8"Imperial Feet42.6771 
Length of Keel113' 6"Imperial Feet34.4541 
Breadth37' 6"Imperial Feet11.2994 
Depth in Hold140' 8"Imperial Feet42.6771 
Burthen849Tons BM 

Service History


DateEventSource
4.5.1804Taken by the British at the surrender of Surinam


Sources

IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714 British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1793 British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
 

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