Minerva

23683
Nominal Guns56ref:526
NationalityVenice
OperatorState Navy
Keel Laid Down1667ref:526
Launched19.7.1773ref:526
First Commissioned27.12.1772ref:526
How acquiredPurpose builtref:526
ShipyardVenice ref:526
Ship ClassSan Michiel Arcangelo Classref:526
Constructor Iseppo Coccon di Francescoref:526
CategoryFourth Rateref:526
National RateSecondo Rangoref:526
Ship TypeShip of the Line ref:526
Sailing RigShip Riggedref:526
Captured12.5.1797ref:526

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentFWAS1786
Length of Gundeck128.85Venetian Piedi44.5056 (146′ 0″ Imperial)
Length of Keel110Venetian Piedi38.247 (125′ 6″ Imperial)
Breadth35Venetian Piedi12.1695 (39′ 11″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold27.5Venetian Piedi9.3879 (30′ 9″ Imperial)

Armament


1773Broadside Weight = 576 Venetian Libbre Sottili (382.464 lbs 179.136 kg)FWAS1786
Lower Gun Deck24 Venetian 30-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck24 Venetian 14-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle8 Venetian 12-Pounder

Service History


DateEventSource
7.1797Taken by the French CorfuFWAS1786

 

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