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Leander -> 1813 Hygeia

16052
Nominal Guns52BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Previously
French Third Rate ship of the line 'Le Leander' (1798) (64) 1798-1799
French 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
Captured3.1799BWAS-1793
First Commissioned6.1799BWAS-1793
ShipyardChatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
Designed by
John WilliamsBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1762-1765
BWAS-1793
CategoryFourth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Sold14.4.1817BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck146' 0"Imperial Feet44.5008 
Length of Keel119' 7 ¾"Imperial Feet36.2903 
Breadth40' 8"Imperial Feet12.3952 
Depth in Hold17' 5"Imperial Feet5.1997 
Draught Forward11' 0"Imperial Feet3.3528 
Draught Aft15' 11"Imperial Feet4.5771 
Burthen1,052 4694Imperial Feet0.0124 

Armament


3.1799Broadside Weight = 420 Imperial Pound ( 190.47 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck22 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck22 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck6 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
2.4.1766350Design Complement

11 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
6.1799 - 9.1799Commander
Sir Adam DrummondBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1795-9990
BWAS-1714
9.1799Captain
Michael HallidayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1810
BWAS-1714
5.1802 - 8.1803Captain
James OughtonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1783-1825
BWAS-1714
8.1803 - 11.1803Captain
Francis William FaneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1801-1810
BWAS-1714
11.1803 - 1804Captain
Alexander SkeneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1823
BWAS-1714
1804 - 11.1804Captain
James OughtonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1783-1825
BWAS-1714
11.1804 - 1.1805Captain
John TalbotBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1814
BWAS-1714
1.1805Captain
William LyallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1805
BWAS-1714
1.1805 - 5.1806Captain
Henry WhitbyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1799-1812
BWAS-1714
5.1806 - 9.1806Captain
Salisbury Pryce HumphreysBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1804-1808
BWAS-1714
9.1806 - 10.1806Captain
Richard RaggettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1822
BWAS-1714

2 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
5.1802 - 1806Vice-Admiral of the White
Andrew MitchellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1777-1806
BWAS-1714
5.1806 - 9.1806Vice-Admiral of the White
George Cranfield BerkeleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1766-1814
BWAS-1714

3 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
26.3.1802 - 3.7.1802Lieutenant
Sir Thomas BrownBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1787-1838
NBD1849
1804 - 1805Lieutenant
William BowlesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1796-1869
NBD1849
1806First Lieutenant
John CowanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1797-1812
TRN5

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRankNameSource
10.6.1802 - 3.5.1805Carpenter
John ParryBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1778-1819
ADM 29/8

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1.1804 - 1805Midshipman
Stephen BriggsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1801-1844
NBD1849
8.1806 - 13.6.1808Master's Mate
James BanceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1803-1841
NBD1849

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
1801 - 1.12.18021st Class Volunteer
Henry Fage BelsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1800-1845
NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
7.1801Began refitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
5.1802RecommissionedBWAS-1714
6.1802Completed refitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £24962.0.0dBWAS-1714
7.1802Sailed for HalifaxBWAS-1714
23.2.1805Took the Frigate
La Ville de Milan (40) 1803-1805
French 40 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
off Bermuda

25.4.1806Fired on the US Coaster Richard at New YorkBWAS-1714
10.1806fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
6.5.1813Renamed HygeiaBWAS-1793
14.4.1817Sold to Mr Thomas for £2,100BWAS-1714

 

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