Nominal Guns32BWAS-1714
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Fifth Rate frigate 'Le Succès' (1801) (32)
ShipyardLiverpool - Lancashire BWAS-1714
Ship ClassAmazon ClassBWAS-1714
Designed by John Williams (1700-?)BWAS-1714
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Broken Up1820BWAS-1714


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck126' 0"Imperial Feet38.4048 
Length of Keel103' 10 ⅜"Imperial Feet31.4039 
Breadth35' 2"Imperial Feet10.6782 
Depth in Hold12' 2"Imperial Feet3.683 
Burthen683 2094Tons BM 


2.9.1801Broadside Weight = 228 Imperial Pound ( 103.398 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck26 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 18-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck4 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 18-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1770220Design Complement

5 Ship Commanders

1802Captain George Burlton (d.1815)BWAS-17148.1804 - 1806Captain George ScottBWAS-171413.3.1806 - 17.4.1806Acting Captain John Ayscough (1775-1864) ADM 196/3/4ADM 19618.4.1806 - 12.8.1811Captain John Ayscough (1775-1864)BWAS-17148.1812 - 1814Commander Thomas BarclayBWAS-1714

Service History

5.1804Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
9.1804Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
1806On the Jamaica StationBWAS-1714
20.11.1806Took the Privateer Le Vengeur (1) Hidden Port, Cuba losing William Duke , First Lieutenant killed , 7 wounded and 1 missingBG
24.12.1807Present at the Occupation of MadieraBWAS-1714
24.12.1807Occupation of Madeira
1.4.1808Sailed for GreenlandBWAS-1714
22.4.1809Sailed with a convoy for the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
30.6.1809Destroyed two small privateers in the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
25.4.1810Action at the castle of Terracina
8.1810Paid offBWAS-1714
9.1812Refitted as a 16 gun Unrated Troop Ship
1813In North AmericaBWAS-1714
1814In North AmericaBWAS-1714
1.1814Refitted as a Unrated Prison Ship
1.1814fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
1817Refitted as a Other Vessels Powder Hulk


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