Daphne

16562
Nominal Guns24BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Sixth Rate ship 'La Daphne' (1794) (20)
Captured28.12.1797BWAS-1714
First Commissioned2.1798
ShipyardWoolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Sold5.1802BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck108' 0"Imperial Feet32.9184 
Length of Keel89' 8"Imperial Feet27.1498 
Breadth30' 0"Imperial Feet9.144 
Depth in Hold9' 8"Imperial Feet2.9464 
Draught Forward7' 8"Imperial Feet2.3368 
Draught Aft12' 6"Imperial Feet3.7338 
Burthen429 2494Tons BM 

Armament


2.1798Broadside Weight = 98 Imperial Pound ( 44.443 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck20 British 9-Pounder
Quarterdeck2 British 4-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 4-Pounder

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
2.1798 - 10.3.1799CaptainSir Charles Lindsay (d.1799)BWAS-171422.3.1799 - 1801CaptainRichard Matson (1771-1848)BWAS-1714

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
17.2.1798 - 2.1800LieutenantPhilip Browne (1772-?)NBD184926.3.1801 - 1.2.1803LieutenantJohn Read BindonNBD1849

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
5.1798 - 11.1800MidshipmanWilliam Bowles (1780-1869)NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
1.1798Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
2.1798CommissionedBWAS-1714
16.2.1798RegisteredBWAS-1714
4.1798Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £5228.0.0dBWAS-1714
1.11.1798Sailed for the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1714
11.8.1799Surrender of Surinam
26.4.1800Took the Privateer Sloop Le Risque Tout (18)
5.1802Sold at SheernessBWAS-1714


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
 

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