Astrea

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Astrea Prize
Nominal Guns20BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslySpanish Sixth Rate frigate 'Astrea' (1737) (24)
Captured22.11.1739BWAS-1714
ShipyardHavana - Cuba 3DECKS
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeArmed Storeship BWAS-1714
Burnt17.1.1742/43BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Keel100' 0"Imperial Feet30.48 
Breadth31' 4"Imperial Feet9.5504 
Depth in Hold13' 0"Imperial Feet3.9624 
Burthen522Tons BM 

Armament


11.1739Broadside Weight = 60 Imperial Pound ( 27.21 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck20 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
11.1739110EstablishmentBWAS-1714

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
11.1739 - 6.1741LieutenantFrancis PercivalBWAS-17146.1741 - 1.5.1743CommanderJames ScottBWAS-17141.5.1743 - 17.1.1743/44CommanderRobert Swanton (d.1765)BWAS-1714

Service History


DateEventSource
11.1739Sailed to New England for Masts, etc.BWAS-1714
4.3.1740/41Operations against Cartagena
1742At JamaicaBWAS-1714
17.1.1742/43Burnt by accident at Portsmouth, NHBWAS-1714

 

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