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Aigle

2934
Nominal Guns36BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Previously
Captured14.9.1782BWAS-1714
First Commissioned12.1782BWAS-1714
ShipyardSt Malo - Brittany NNF-1774
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeFrigateBWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Wrecked18.7.1798BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1774
Length of Gundeck150' 7"Imperial Feet45.7236 
Length of Keel127' 1"Imperial Feet38.7105 
Breadth39' 1"Imperial Feet11.89 
Depth in Hold18' 5"Imperial Feet5.5023 
Burthen1,032 6394Tons BM 

Armament


1784Broadside Weight = 213 Imperial Pound ( 96.5955 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck28 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck8 British 9-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder

1793Broadside Weight = 329 Imperial Pound ( 149.2015 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck28 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck2 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck8 British 9-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder

4 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
17.12.1782 - 11.8.1783Captain
Richard CreykeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1770-1783
ADM 6/22/556
BWAS-1714
17.12.1792 - 9.1794Captain
John Nicholson InglefieldBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1766-1796
ADM 6/24/185
BWAS-1714
9.1794 - 8.1796Captain
Samuel HoodBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1780-1814
BWAS-1714
8.1796 - 18.7.1798Captain
Charles TylerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1779-1816
BWAS-1714

4 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
20.10.1790 - 1790First Lieutenant
Clement JohnsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1779-1790
ADM 6/24/80
ADM 6/24
3.11.1790 - 1790Second Lieutenant
William MasonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790
ADM 6/24/85
ADM 6/24
3.11.1790 - 1790Third Lieutenant
William KingBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1817
ADM 6/24/85
ADM 6/24
28.9.1797 - 18.7.1798Lieutenant
Thomas BriggsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1791-1847
NBD1849

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRankNameSource
15.7.1794 - 16.3.1797Carpenter
William BunceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1782-1806
NAO

3 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
14.12.1782 - 17.6.1782Midshipman
Robert StopfordBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1780-1830
Transfered ADM 196/68/191
ADM 196
14.12.1782 - 11.8.1783Midshipman
Edward Walpole BrowneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1777-1840
NBD1849
8.1796 - 28.9.1797Midshipman
Thomas BriggsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1791-1847
NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
14.9.1782Taken by Elphinstone's squadron in the DelawareBWAS-1714
8.1783Paid offBWAS-1714
3.1789Began middling repair at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1714
1790Briefly recommissionedBWAS-1714
7.1790Completed middling repair at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness at a cost of £14776.0.0dBWAS-1714
12.1792RecommissionedBWAS-1714
12.1792Began refitting at UnknownBWAS-1714
2.1793Completed refitting at a cost of £2070.0.0dBWAS-1714
7.4.1794Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
12.6.1797Took the Privateer
La Harriotte (6) 1797-1797
French 6 Gun
Privateer
off Lisbon

30.7.1797Took the Lugger
Le Hazard (8) 1797-1797
French 8 Gun
Privateer Lugger
off Cape Finisterre
BG
13.8.1797Took the Lugger
La Manche (8) 1797-1797
French 8 Gun
Privateer Lugger
off Cape Finisterre
BG
1.12.1797Took the Privateer
La Minerve (4) 1797-1797
French 4 Gun
Privateer
off Cape Finisterre

4.1.1798Took the Privateer
Le Requin (20) 1798-1798
French 20 Gun
Privateer
off Corunna

19.7.1798Wrecked off Cape Farina, North AfricaBWAS-1714

 

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