Sir Edward Hughes

Nominal Guns38BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorEast India Company
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardBombay - Maharashtra BWAS-1793
Ship TypeShip BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Bought by the Navy5.1804BWAS-1793
BecomesBritish Fifth Rate frigate 'Sir Edward Hughes' (1804) (38)


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck147' 2"Imperial Feet44.8056 
Length of Keel118' 4 ⅞"Imperial Feet35.9886 
Breadth39' 1"Imperial Feet11.8872 
Depth in Hold19' 4 ½"Imperial Feet5.8039 
Burthen962 594Tons BM 


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

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Posted by AvM on Sunday 23rd of July 2017 20:02

Rowdan Howdes

As merchantman she was measured as below
957 68/94 116ft11in x 39ft3in x 14ft0in

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