Marquis Cornwallis

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Nominal Guns50BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorEast India Company
Launched1801BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardBombay - Maharashtra BWAS-1793
ConstructorJamsetjee Bomanjee Wadia (1756-1821)BWAS-1793
CategoryFourth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigate
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Bought by the Navy3.1805BWAS-1793
BecomesBritish Fourth Rate frigate 'Cornwallis' (1805) (50)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck164' 4 ½"Imperial Feet49.9999 
Length of Keel140' 4 ⅞"Imperial Feet42.6942 
Breadth15' 3"Imperial Feet4.5872 
Depth in Hold15' 3"Imperial Feet4.5872 
Burthen1,387 5794Tons BM 


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
 

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