Amaranthe

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Nominal Guns28BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyDutch Fourth Rate corvette 'Venus' (1768) (24)
Captured28.8.1799BWAS-1793
ShipyardAmsterdam Naval Yard - Amsterdam M01
Constructor Peter Edwards (d.1673)M01
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Broken Up3.1804BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck112' 6"Imperial Feet34.1503 
Length of Keel92' 10 ½"Imperial Feet28.0543 
Breadth31' 9"Imperial Feet9.6774 
Depth in Hold10' 6"Imperial Feet3.2004 
Burthen498Tons BM 

Armament


3.1803Broadside Weight = 120 Imperial Pound ( 54.42 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck24 British 9-Pounder
Quarterdeck2 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1803195EstablishmentBWAS-1793

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
3.1803 - 1804Captain Charles Worsley Boys (1777-1809)BWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
28.8.1799Taken in the Nieu Diep off Texel by Mitchel's squadronBWAS-1793
12.9.1799Arrived at PortsmouthBWAS-1793
4.1800Moved to SheernessBWAS-1793
5.1800Moved to WoolwichBWAS-1793
10.1801Began fitting at Woolwich. The process was suspended at the Peace of AmiensBWAS-1793
3.1803Commissioned for the North SeaBWAS-1793
5.1803Completed fitting at a cost of £12,831BWAS-1793
3.1804Broken up at DeptfordBWAS-1793

 

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