Castor

13181
Nominal Guns36M01
NationalityDutch Republic
OperatorAdmiralty of the Maze
Acquired1758M01
Home Port M01
ShipyardRotterdam - Holland M01
CategorySixth RateM01
National RateSixth CharterM01
Ship TypeFrigate M01
Sailing RigShip RiggedM01
Captured30.5.1781M01
BecomesBritish Fifth Rate frigate 'Castor' (1781) (36)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentM01
Length of Gundeck136' 0"Amsterdam Feet38.5016 (126′ 3″ Imperial)
Breadth37' 0"Amsterdam Feet10.4747 (34′ 4″ Imperial)
Burthen17' 0"Amsterdam Feet4.8127 (15′ 9″ Imperial)

Armament


1781Broadside Weight = 186 Dutch pound (202.554 lbs 91.9026 kg)GNZ4
Gun Deck26 Dutch 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle10 Dutch 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1758230 M01

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1781 - 30.5.1781KapiteinMelvill van Carnbee

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1781 - 30.5.1781LuitenantWilliam Otto Bloys van Treslong (1765-1837)ref:1781 - 30.5.1781LuitenantCornelius Ysaac Bloys van Treslong (1763-1826)ref:

Service History


DateEventSource
30.5.1781Action of 1781-05-30

 

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