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Looking for light frigates (with plans from any nation of course) that could fill in the gap between the Renommée and HMS Surprise, that is : 9-pdr frigates (with 30-36 guns) and 12-pdr ones (with 22-28 guns) whose broadside weights are between 129 pdr (broadside weight of La Renommée) and 150 pdr (HMS Surprise). I thought that a listing of possible combinaisons of armament (with 9-pdr or 12-pdr on the gun deck) may help for future search. Data : Results : Combinaisons of armament that meet the criteria : 129 < broadside weight (GD+WD) < 150.
Here is a set of nice 20-24 gun ships (Corvettes and Light Frigates) from various nations. The idea is to choose one (max two) ship(s) per nation ; some of the most typical, best, most known or well-documented ones. Feel free to add suggestions for the missing nations. What would be your favorite 20-24 gun ship ? 1) Spanish Descubierta 1789, 16-26 gun Corvette The Descubierta and Atrevida were twin corvettes of the Spanish Navy, custom-designed as identical special exploration and scientific research vessels. Both ships were built at the same time for the Malaspi