DimensionsDimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793Length of Gundeck150' 0"Imperial Feet45.72 Length of Keel125' 2 ⅞"Imperial Feet38.1222 Breadth39' 9"Imperial Feet11.9126 Depth in Hold13' 9"Imperial Feet4.0386 Draught Forward10' 10"Imperial Feet3.048 Draught Aft15' 3"Imperial Feet4.572 Burthen1,052 55⁄94Tons BM
Armament12.1799Broadside Weight = 425 Imperial Pound ( 192.7375 kg)
|BWAS-1793||Gun Deck28 British 18-Pounder||Quarterdeck6 British 32-Pound Carronade||Quarterdeck8 British 9-Pounder||Forecastle2 British 32-Pound Carronade||Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder|
Crew ComplementDate# of MenNotesSource12.1799284Establishment (later increased to 315)BWAS-1793
Notes on Ship
In the Battle of Lissa the Active lost 15 killed, another five were lost fighting the fire onboard the prize Bellona.
In the action of 28 November 1811, Active lost 8 killed, including midshipman George Osborne and 27 wounded, including captain Gordon who lost a leg, and the first lieutenant William Bateman Dashwood who lost an arm.
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook ref:616Who's Who in Nelson's NavyNicholas TracyBook TGMGentleman's MagazineVariousBook BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook NL1865The Navy List 1865The AdmiraltyDigital Book BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook