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HBMF Minerva (1780)

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Minerva, 38 Guns

 

Details

NationalityBritish
Ordered1778/11/06B064
Laid Down1778/11/00B064
Named1778/12/01B064
Launched1780/06/03B064
ShipyardWoolwich DYB064
DesignerHunt, EdwardB064
Master ShipbuilderJenner, JohnB064
RateFifth Rate
TypeFrigate
Out Service1803/03B064
FateBroken UpB064

 

Dimensions

SourceBritish Warships in the Age of Sail 1793-1817
Length of Gundeck141' 0"
Length of Keel117' 03/8"
Breadth38' 10"
Depth in Hold13' 9"
Burthen93872/94

 

Armament

Date1780/07B064
Quarterdeck6British 18-Pound Carronade
Forecastle4British 18-Pound Carronade
Gun Deck28British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck8British 9-Pounder
Forecastle2British 9-Pounder
Date1790B064
Gun Deck28British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck6British 18-Pound Carronade
Forecastle4British 18-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck8British 9-Pounder
Date1798/02/28B064
Gun Deck16British 9-Pounder
Quarterdeck2British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2British 6-Pounder

 

Crew

DateMenNotesSource
1780/07280EstablishmentB064

 

Flag Officers

Date FromDate toRank/PositionNameSource
1792/021793/02CommodoreWilliam CornwallisB064
1793/021794/01Rear-AdmiralWilliam CornwallisB064

 

Commanders

Date FromDate toRankNameSource
1790/051794/01Post CaptainRobert SuttonB064
1794/011794/04Post CaptainJohn WhitbyB064
1795/071797/07Post CaptainThomas PeytonB064
1798/021798/07CommanderJohn MackellarB064
1798/071802/05CommanderJoseph EdmundsB064

 

Officers

Date FromDate ToRank/PositionNameSource

 

Service record

1780/07/06Completed at Woolwich at acost of £24,698.4.10d including fitting and copperingB064
1782Paid offB064
1789/07Started fitting for sea at PortsmouthB064
1790/05RecommissionedB064
1790/06Completed fitting at a cost of £3,963B064
1790/12/27Sailed for the East IndiesB064
1793/08/23At the capture of PondicherryB064
1794/04Paid offB064
1795/05Started fitting for seaB064
1795/07RecommissionedB064
1795/09Completed fitting for sea at a cost of £9,666B064
1796/11/13In company with Melampus destroyed the L'Etonnant (18)B064
1797/07Began fitting as a troop ship at PortsmouthB064
1798/02RecommissionedB064
1798/02/28Re-establishedB064
1798/05Completed fitting as a troop ship at a cost of £7,945B064
1798/05/29Renamed Pallas
1802/05Paid off into ordinaryB064
1803/03Broken up at ChathamB064

 

Actions & Battles

DateSource

 

Notes

No Notes Entered

 

Sources

B064British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793-1817

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