:::: Napoleonic Ships & American War of Independence - GREAT BRITAIN
Code - NPB20
Class - 28
Description - H.M.S. COVENTRY 28 GUN SIXTH RATE
Laid down 1756, and at sea by July 1757. The last of the
class, Carysfort, was not broken up until 1813.
Sister ships:- Lizard, Liverpool, Maidstone, Aquilon, Active, Cerberus,
Griffin. Argo, Milford, Guadeloupe & Carysfort, (+ Hussar, Boreas,
Shannon, Actaeon & Trent, built of Fir).
Tonnage 599 tons
Dimensions 118’ x 34’
Armament 24 x 9 pdr on the upper deck
4 x 3pdr on the quarterdeck
In 1779, a further 4 x 18 pdr carronades were added on the
quarterdeck and 2 x 18 pdr carronades on the forecastle.