Leda Class

Design OriginBWAS-1793
Designed ot the lines of the Sane designed Hebe taken in 1782

NationalityGreat Britain
Nominal Guns38
Approved1794
DesignerSir John Henslow (1730-1815)
RateFifth Rate
TypeFrigate
Designed Crew284
Ships in Class30

Design ArmamentBroadside Weight = 425.00 Imperial Pound ( 192.74 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck28 x British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck8 x British 9-Pounder
Quarterdeck6 x British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 x British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 x British 9-Pounder

Design Dimensions and Ship Information
 OrderedShipyardLaunchedOut of serviceFateGundeck LengthLength of KeelBreadthDepth in holdBurthen
As Designed     150' 1 ½125' 4 ⅞"39' 11"12' 9"1,062 7994
Leda (38) 27.4.1796Chatham Dockyard - Chatham 18.11.180031.1.1808Wrecked150' 2"125' 4"40' 1"12' 9"1,071 1194
Pomone (38) 25.11.1802Frindsbury - Kent 17.1.180514.10.1811Wrecked150' 2 ½"125' 4 ⅝"40' 2"12' 9 ½"1,076
Shannon (38) 24.10.1803Frindsbury - Kent 5.5.180612.11.1859Broken Up150' 2"125' 6 ½"39' 11 ⅜"12' 11"1,062 7994
Leonidas (36) 19.7.1805Frindsbury - Kent 4.9.180723.11.1897Sold for Break Up150' 1 ½"125' 4 ⅞"39' 11 ¾"12' 9"1,066 8394
Briton (38) 28.9.1808Chatham Dockyard - Chatham 11.4.18129.1860Broken Up149' 11"125' 3 ¾"40' 3"12' 8 ½"1,079 8194
Tenedos (38) 28.9.1809Chatham Dockyard - Chatham 11.4.181220.3.1875Broken Up150' 0"125' 1 ⅛"40' 4"12' 9 ½"1,082 3894
Surprise (38) 10.4.1809Milford Dockyard - Milford Haven 25.7.18122.10.1837Broken Up150' 4"125' 8 ⅞"40' 0 ½"12' 9"1,072 3394
Lacedaemonian (38) 28.9.1808Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth 21.12.181222.11.1822Broken Up150' 1 ½"125' 4 ⅞"39' 11"12' 9"1,062 7994
Eurotas (38) 16.11.1812Blackwall - London 17.4.18138.1817Broken Up150' 1 ½"125' 4 ⅞"39' 11"12' 9"1,062 7994
Cydnus (38) 16.11.1812Blackwall - London 17.4.18132.1816Sold150' 1 ½"125' 4 ⅞"39' 11"12' 9"1,062 7994
Niger (38) 16.11.1812Blackwall - London 29.5.18131820Broken Up150' 1 ½"125' 4 ⅞"39' 11"12' 9"1,062 7994
Lively (38) 28.9.1808Chatham Dockyard - Chatham 14.7.181328.4.1862Sold for Break Up150' 1"125' 1 ¼"40' 3 ½"12' 10"1,080 2294
Meander (38) 16.11.1812Northfleet Dockyard - Northfleet 13.8.18132.1817Broken Up150' 1 ½"125' 4 ⅞"39' 11"12' 9"1,062 7994
Pactolus (38) 16.11.1812Deptford Green - Deptford - Barnards' Thames Yards 14.8.181329.1.1818Sold150' 6" 36' 6" 1,067
Araxes (36) 7.12.1812Northfleet Dockyard - Northfleet 13.9.181310.9.1817Sold150' 1 ½"125' 4 ⅞"39' 11"12' 9"1,062 7994
Tanais (38) 7.12.1812Rochester - Kent 27.10.18138.3.1819Sold150' 1 ½"125' 4 ⅞"39' 11"12' 9"1,062 7994
Tiber (38) 11.16.1812Binstead - Isle of Wight 10.11.18131.1820Sold150' 1 ½"125' 4 ⅞"39' 11"12' 9"1,062 7994
Diamond (38) 30.6.1812Chatham Dockyard - Chatham 16.1.181618.2.1827Burnt150' 1 ½"125' 1 ¾"40' 2 ½" 1,076 1894
Amphitrite (38) 21.10.1812Bombay Dockyard - Bombay 14.4.18161.1875Broken Up150' 1 ¾"125' 5"39' 11 ¼" 1,062 7994
Thetis (38) 18.12.1812Pembroke Dockyard - Pembroke Dock 1.2.18175.12.1830Wrecked150' 9"126' 7 ⅛"39' 11"12' 9"1,086 3294
Arethusa (38) 22.11.1814Pembroke Dockyard - Pembroke Dock 29.7.18178.1883Broken Up150' 11"126' 11"40' 1"12' 9"1,084 6094
Trincomalee (46) 30.10.1812Bombay Dockyard - Bombay 12.10.18172015Still in Existance150' 4 ½"125' 7 ¼"39' 11"12' 9"1,065 5994
Blanche (46) 29.5.1815Chatham Dockyard - Chatham 26.5.181916.6.1865Sold for Break Up150' 1 ¼"125' 1 ⅛"40' 2"12' 10"1,073 4894
Fisgard (46) 24.8.1815Pembroke Dockyard - Pembroke Dock 8.7.18198.10.1879Broken Up150' 1 ½"125' 4 ¼"40' 0 ½"12' 9"1,069 594
Minerva (46) 1.5.1815Portsmouth - Hampshire 13.6.182028.2.1895Sold150' 1 ½"125' 4 ⅞"39' 11"12' 9"1,062 7994
Melampus (46) 1.5.1816Pembroke Dockyard - Pembroke Dock 10.8.18203.4.1906Sold150' 1 ½"125' 4 ⅞"39' 11"12' 9"1,062 7994
Latona (46) 1.5.1816Chatham Dockyard - Chatham 16.6.182120.3.1875Broken Up150' 1 ½"125' 4 ⅞"39' 11"12' 9"1,062 7994
Diana (46) 1.5.1816Chatham Dockyard - Chatham 8.1.18229.2.1874Broken Up150' 1 ½"125' 4 ⅞"39' 11"12' 9"1,062 7994
Unicorn (46) 23.7.1817Chatham Dockyard - Chatham 30.3.18242011Still in Existance150' 1 ½"125' 4 ⅞"39' 11"12' 9"1,062 7994
Hebe (46) 1.5.1816Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich 14.12.182631.3.1873Broken Up150' 1 ½"125' 4 ⅞"39' 11"12' 9"1,062 7994

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook

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