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A collection of Greek ships. WiP NOTE: 1)The caliber of the guns on most ships is uknown.Although it is speculated that most of them carried 12pdr guns. 2)Gun number and gun ports don't always match.These pictures are more artistic than realistic. 3)Some names of the ships are the same.Howewer they were either owned from a different family or from a different island.In most cases either from the island of Hydra or the island of Spetses. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hydra_(island) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spetses Karteria 8 gun steamer 1826 Built i
Loudovikos was a corvette of the Hellenic Navy built in 1838 at the Poros Naval Shipyard, designed by naval architect Georgios Tombazis. It was a relatively large ship (length 44.1 m, 1000-ton displacement), was armed with two 22-lb plus four 20-lb long guns, and twenty-four 32-lb carronades, and had a crew of 182. The ship was not operationally utilized, and since 1846 it was used as a training ship (renamed Messolongion in 1862). It officially remained in service with the Hellenic Navy until 1873. Lenght:44.1 meters Width:11.7 meters Draft:4.5 meters Tonnage:1016 tons Crew: 182 A
Hellas Greek frigate 62 guns 1826 Characteristics: Length:54 m Width: 14m Tonnage:1728 t Draft:4.2 m Armament of the Hellas: 48(16 pdr) + 16 carronades(42 pdr) Sistership USS Hudson: https://threedecks.org/index.php?display_type=show_ship&id=2412 From "History of the American Sailing Navy" by Howard Chapelle: "The Sailing Navy, 1775-1854" by Paul H. Silverstone: Also, from "Register of Ships of the U.S. Navy, 1775-1990: Major Combatants" by Karl Jack Baue