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Fama Volante

20281
Nominal Guns48W006
NationalityVenice
OperatorState Navy
Ordered30.3.1672W006
Keel Laid Down1672W006
Launched21.3.1674W006
First Commissioned6.1674W006
How acquiredPurpose builtW006
ShipyardVenice W006
Ship ClassDrago Volante Class (1674)W006
Constructor
Zuanne di Piero de PieriVenetian
Ship Builder
W006
CategoryFourth RateW006
National RateSecondo RangoW006
Ship TypeShip of the LineW006
Sailing RigShip RiggedW006
Broken Up14.2.1698/99W006

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalentref:617
Length of Gundeck105.25Venetian Piedi36.5085 (119′ 9″ Imperial)
Length of Keel90.00Venetian Piedi31.293 (102′ 8″ Imperial)
Breadth29.00Venetian Piedi10.0833 (33′ 1″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold25.00Venetian Piedi8.6925 (28′ 6″ Imperial)

Armament


21.3.1673/74Broadside Weight = 401 Venetian Piedi (271.304 lbs 125.2615 kg)ref:617
Lower Gun Deck22 Venetian 20-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck22 Venetian 14-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle4 Venetian 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle10 Venetian 3-Pound Patero

Service History


DateEventSource
8.9.16902nd Battle of Mytilene
22.8.1696Battle of Andros

 

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