Melampus

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Nominal Guns46BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of the Netherlands
OperatorState Navy
PreviouslyBritish Fifth Rate frigate 'Melampus' (1785) (36)
Purchased6.1815BWAS-1793
ShipyardBristol - England BWAS-1714
Designed by Edward Hunt (d.bef.1740)BWAS-1714
Constructor James Martin HillhouseBWAS-1714
CategoryFourth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Last known1823BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck141' 2 ¼"Imperial Yard128.9304 (423′ 0″ Imperial)
Length of Keel117' 1"Imperial Yard106.9848 (351′ 0″ Imperial)
Breadth39' 0"Imperial Yard35.6616 (117′ 0″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold13' 11"Imperial Yard11.8872 (39′ 0″ Imperial)
Draught Forward14' 6"Imperial Yard12.8016 (42′ 0″ Imperial)
Draught Aft15' 10"Imperial Yard13.716 (45′ 0″ Imperial)
Burthen947 2494Ton 

3 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1815 - 1820Kapitein Antoon Willem de Man (1773-1861)ref:14951822Kapitein Antoon Willem de Man (1773-1861)ref:8211824Kapitein J J van Carnbeeref:1495

Service History


DateEventSource
27.8.1816Bombardment of Algiers

 

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