Medusa

22593
Nominal Guns38BWAS-1793
NationalityVenice
OperatorState Navy
Keel Laid Down21.4.1788BWAS-1793
Launched9.1791BWAS-1793
First Commissioned1790BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardVenice BWAS-1793
Ship ClassPalma ClassBWAS-1793
Constructor Girardo ManaoBWAS-1793
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1793
National RateTerzo RangoBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Captured7.1797BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalentref:617
Length of Gundeck122.00Venetian Piedi42.4194 (139′ 2″ Imperial)
Length of Keel105.00Venetian Piedi36.5085 (119′ 9″ Imperial)
Breadth33.45Venetian Piedi11.4741 (37′ 7″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold23.30Venetian Piedi7.9971 (26′ 2″ Imperial)

Armament


9.1791Broadside Weight = 332 Venetian Libbre Sottili (220.448 lbs 103.252 kg)ref:617
Upper Gun Deck26 Venetian 20-Pounder
Quarterdeck12 Venetian 12-Pounder


 

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