Nominal Guns38BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down4.1796BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardWoolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
Ship ClassAmazon ClassBWAS-1793
Designed by William Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
Constructor John ToveryBWAS-1793
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Broken Up5.1817BWAS-1793


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck150' 0"Imperial Feet45.72 
Length of Keel125' 7 ¾"Imperial Feet38.1191 
Breadth39' 5"Imperial Feet11.8872 
Depth in Hold13' 9"Imperial Feet3.9624 
Burthen1,038 694Tons BM 


18.5.1799Broadside Weight = 494 Imperial Pound ( 224.029 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck28 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck12 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck2 British 9-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1796284Design Complement

5 Ship Commanders

5.1799 - 2.4.1801Captain Edward Riou (1762-1801)† Discharged DeadBWAS-17933.4.1801 - 1802Captain Evelyn SuttonBWAS-17938.1802 - 5.1810Captain William Parker (1781-1866)BWAS-17935.1810 - 2.1811Captain John Joyce (d.1839)BWAS-17932.1811 - 2.1812Captain William Parker (1781-1866)BWAS-1793

2 Commissioned Officers

14.3.1800 - 5.8.1802First Lieutenant John Quilliam (1771-1829)NAO1806 - 13.3.1806Lieutenant Richard Seymour (d.1806)TRN5

1 Warrant Officer

20.11.1802 - 6.8.1807Master Thomas HoskinsADM 29-1

8 Petty Officers

5.1799 - 27.11.1805Midshipman Christopher Crackenthorp Askew (1782-1848)NBD18491801 - 2.4.1801Master's Mate Philip Thicknesse Horn (1783-c.1826)BG1801 - 2.4.1801Master's Mate James HarryBG1801 - 2.4.1801Midshipman George Tucket (d.1801)BG1801 - 2.4.1801Captain's Clerk Joseph Rose (d.1801)BG1.1806 - 18.7.1810Master's Mate William CarletonNBD18496.1806 - 4.1808Midshipman Charles Burrard (1793-1870)NBD18491810 - 2.1812Midshipman George Baker (1797-1861)NBD1849

2 Crewmen

23.8.1808 - 18101st Class Volunteer George Baker (1797-1861)NBD184917.5.1811 - 2.18121st Class Volunteer Samuel Thornton (1797-?)NBD1849

Service History

5.7.1799First cost, including fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £33972.0.0dBWAS-1793
14.2.1800Took the Privateer Le Bougainville (18) in the Channel
2.4.1801Battle of Copenhagen
26.7.1803Took the Schooner Le Felix (16)
24.5.1804Action off Cape Cepet
17.9.1805Took the Privateer Principe de la Paz (24) off Ushant
13.3.1806Action of 1806-03-13
13.3.1806Took the Ship of the Line Marengo (74) in the Atlantic
13.3.1806Took the Frigate La Belle Poule (40) in the Atlantic
21.1.1810Took the Privateer Le Général Pérignon (14)
23.3.1811Took the Brig Le Cupidon (14) BG
12.1811Laid up at PlymouthBWAS-1793
1812Paid off into ordinaryBWAS-1793
5.1817Broken up at PlymouthBWAS-1793


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