HMS Venerable (1784)
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The Battle of Camperdown, 11 October 1797 by Thomas Whitcombe, painted 1798, showing the British flagship Venerable (flying the Blue Ensign from her stern) engaged with the Dutch flagship Vrijheid.
|Ordered:||9 August 1781|
|Builder:||Perry, Wells & Green, Blackwall Yard|
|Laid down:||April 1782|
|Launched:||19 April 1784|
|General characteristics |
|Class and type:||Culloden-class ship of the line|
|Tons burthen:||1669 tons (1695.8 tonnes)|
|Length:||170 ft (52 m) (gundeck)|
|Beam:||47 ft 2 in (14.38 m)|
|Depth of hold:||19 ft 11 in (6.07 m)|
|Sail plan:||Full rigged ship|
Citaions and notes
- Lavery, Ships of the Line vol.1, p180.
- Ships of the Old Navy, Venerable.
- Lavery, Brian (2003) The Ship of the Line - Volume 1: The development of the battlefleet 1650-1850. Conway Maritime Press. ISBN 0-85177-252-8.
- Michael Phillips. Venerable (74) (1784). Michael Phillips' Ships of the Old Navy. Retrieved 8 August 2007.
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