Military Wiki
HMS Andromeda (1777)
Career (Great Britain) Royal Navy Ensign (1707-1801)
Name: HMS Andromeda
Ordered: 14 May 1776
Builder: Robert Fabian, East Cowes
Laid down: July 1776
Launched: 18 November 1777
Completed: 28 January 1778 (at Portsmouth Dockyard)
Commissioned: September 1777
Fate: Capsized and lost with all hands in hurricane off Martinique 11 October 1780
General characteristics
Class & type: 28-gun Enterprise-class sixth-rate frigate
Tons burthen: 600 6694 (bm)
Length: 120 ft 9 in (36.80 m) (overall)
99 ft 7.625 in (30.36888 m) (keel)
Beam: 33 ft 8 in (10.3 m)
Depth of hold: 11 ft 0 in (3.35 m)
Sail plan: Full-rigged ship
Complement: 200 officers and men

28 guns comprising

HMS Andromeda was a 28-gun Enterprise-class sixth-rate frigate of the Royal Navy. The Andromeda was first commissioned in September 1777 under the command of Captain Henry Byrne.


This page uses Creative Commons Licensed content from Wikipedia (view authors).