HMS Antelope (1653)
|General characteristics |
|Class and type:||Fourth-rate frigate|
|Tons burthen:||516 long tons (524.3 t)|
|Length:||101 ft (30.8 m) (keel)|
|Beam:||31 ft (9.4 m)|
|Depth of hold:||13 ft (4.0 m)|
|Sail plan:||Full-rigged ship|
|Armament:||40 guns (1660); 48 guns (1677)|
In 1681 James Story, captain of Antelope, conducted a census of the Avalon colony (now Ferryland, Newfoundland) and on 1 September 1681, wrote An Account of what fishing Ships, Sack Ships, Planters and Boatkeepers from Trepassey to Bonavista...
Antelope was sold out of the navy in 1693.
- Lavery, Ships of the Line vol.1, p160.
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