• If you are citizen of an European Union member nation, you may not use this service unless you are at least 16 years old.

  • Social distancing? Try a better way to work remotely on your online files. Dokkio, a new product from PBworks, can help your team find, organize, and collaborate on your Drive, Gmail, Dropbox, Box, and Slack files. Sign up for free.


HMXMF Minerve (1805)

Page history last edited by Cy 11 years, 2 months ago

Minerve, 40 Guns

Nationality French
Laid Down 1804/11/00  
Launched 1805/09/09  
Shipyard Rochefort  
Rate Fifth Rate
Type Frigate
Out Service 1806/09/25  
Fate Captured  
Becomes Alceste

B064   Type Metric
Length of Gundeck 152' 5" Imperial Feet 46.46
Length of Keel 128' 85/8" Imperial Feet 39.23
Breadth 40' 01/2" Imperial Feet 12.2
Depth in Hold 12' 8" Imperial Feet 3.86
Burthen 1,097 71/94 Tons BM

Total Guns 40

Crew Complement
Date Men Notes Source
No Details Known

Date From Date to Rank/Position Name Source
1806 1806/09/25 Capitaine de Fregate Joseph Collet W005

Service Record
Date Notes Source
1806/04/24 Essayed from Rochefort in company with 3 Brig-Corvettes, Lynx, Sylph, and Palinure, but withdrew under the protection of batteries after a brief action with the Pallas W005

Fleet Title Commander Date From Date To Source
No Fleets Listed

Actions & Battles
Date Source
1806/09/25 Action off Rochefort

Notes on Ship
No Notes Entered

Id Link or Description Author
B064 British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793-1817 Rif Winfield
W005 Naval History of Great Britain William James

Last Updated :2009/03/28 at 17:07:01 by Cy

Comments (0)

You don't have permission to comment on this page.