Alexandria

2995
Nominal Guns32BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered1.5.1804BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down10.1804BWAS-1793
Launched18.2.1806BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardPortsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
Ship ClassThames ClassBWAS-1793
Designed byWilliam BatelyBWAS-1793
ConstructorNicholas DiddamsBWAS-1793
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Broken Up7.1818BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck127' 0 ¾"Imperial Feet38.7287 
Length of Keel107' 0"Imperial Feet32.6136 
Breadth34' 1 ¼"Imperial Feet10.3696 
Depth in Hold11' 9"Imperial Feet3.5814 
Burthen662Tons BM 

Armament


18.2.1806Broadside Weight = 300 Imperial Pound ( 136.05 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck26 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck8 British 24-Pound Carronade
Forecastle4 British 24-Pound Carronade

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1804215Design Complement

5 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
2.1806 - 9.1807CaptainEdward King (d.1807)BWAS-17931.1808 - 2.1810CaptainNathaniel Day Cochrane (1780-1844)BWAS-17932.1810 - 11.1810CaptainJohn Quilliam (1771-1829)BWAS-17939.2.1810 - 10.1.1811CaptainJohn Quilliam (1771-1829)NAO11.1810 - 12.1813CaptainRobert CathcartBWAS-1793

2 Warrant Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
17.3.1806 - 22.1.1807MasterEdward BrownADM29-123.4.1807 - 10.6.1807MasterEdward BrownADM29-1

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
2.1810 - 1810MidshipmanIsaac Avarne (d.1845)NBD18491811 - 2.1813MidshipmanDaniel M'neale BeattyNBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
12.6.1806Sailed for the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1793
12.1813Laid up in Ordinary at SheernessBWAS-1793
1.1817fitting as a Receiving Ship at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1793
7.1818Broken up at SheernessBWAS-1793


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
NAOThe National Archive - Trafalgar AncestorsVariousWeb Site
ADM29-1ADM 29/1 1802-1814 Admiralty: Warrant Officers. Entry Books of Certificates of Service Document
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
 

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