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Nominal Guns44BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Previously
Ordered11.8.1794BWAS-1793
Acquired8.1794BWAS-1793
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
Ship ClassIntrepid Class (1765)BWAS-1793
Designed by
John WilliamsBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1762-1778
BWAS-1793
Constructor
Adam HayesBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1748-1785
BWAS-1793
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigateBWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Broken Up7.1813BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck159' 6"Imperial Feet48.4658 
Length of Keel131' 6"Imperial Feet39.9337 
Breadth44' 4"Imperial Feet13.4366 

Armament


8.1794Broadside Weight = 480 Imperial Pound ( 217.68 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck26 British 24-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck8 British 12-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle4 British 12-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1794310EstablishmentBWAS-1793

8 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
11.1794 - 9.1795Captain
Isaac SchombergBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1777-1803
BWAS-1793
9.1795 - 10.1798Captain
The Hon. Michael de CourcyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1776-1814
BWAS-1793
1799 - 2.1802Captain
William TaylorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1780-1814
BWAS-1793
2.1802Captain
John GiffardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1807
BWAS-1793
2.1802 - 8.1802Captain
Henry VansittartBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1795-1841
BWAS-1793
10.1803 - 10.1804Captain
John BroughtonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1789-1813
BWAS-1793
1806 - 1807Lieutenant
Isaac Charles Smith CollettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1801-1808
BWAS-1793
1810Lieutenant
John MolyneuxBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1810
BWAS-1793

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1797 - 2.8.1799Lieutenant
Charles DashwoodBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1779-1815
E-WIKI
5.10.1803 - 16.9.1804Lieutenant
Christopher BellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1796-1846
NBD1849

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRankNameSource
7.12.1794 - 11.6.1797Master
Thomas PriceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1780-1805
ADM 29-1

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1801 - 2.1802Midshipman
Thomas BradbyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1797-1816
NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
11.1794RecommissionedBWAS-1793
2.1795Completed fitting and cut down at a cost of £17,066BWAS-1793
22.6.1797Took the Privateer
Le Triton (8) 1797-1797
French 8 Gun
Privateer
off Cape Clear
BG
15.8.1797Took the Privateer
Le Tiercelet (8) 1797-1797
French 8 Gun
Privateer

16.3.1798Took the Brig
Nouvelle Eugénie (18) 1793-1798
French 18 Gun
Privateer Brig
1797 Renamed "Nouvelle Eugénie"
in Latitude 42 and Longitude 12
BG
2.4.1798Took the Ship
L'Audacieux (18) 1797-1798
French 18 Gun
Privateer Ship
BG
16.8.1798Took the Privateer
La Colombe (12) 1798-1798
French 12 Gun
Privateer
BG
24.8.1798Took the Frigate
La Decade (32) 1794-1798
French 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
off Finistere

12.10.1798Battle of Tory Island
19.4.1799

Arrived at Plymouth

TNC
5.1799Began making good defects at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
6.1799Completed making good defects at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £6694.0.0dBWAS-1714
4.1800On the African coastBWAS-1793
5.4.1800Took the Brig
Name Unknown (14) 1799-1800
French 14 Gun
Privateer Brig
at Goree Island

2.1802Paid off after two years in the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1793
4.1802Present at the mutiny of the West Indies Regiment at DominicaBWAS-1793
8.1802Paid offBWAS-1793
10.1803Recommissioned as afloating battery at BristolBWAS-1793
10.1803Refitted as a 38 gun Unrated Floating Battery
11.1803Fitted to 'Lie in the Clyde'BWAS-1793
10.1804Laid up at SheernessBWAS-1793
1.1805Commissioned as a Hospital Ship at SheernessBWAS-1793
1.1805Refitted as a Unrated Hospital Ship
1812In Ordinary at SheernessBWAS-1793
7.1813Broken up at SheernessBWAS-1793

 

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