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Nominal Guns38BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered27.4.1796BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down4.1796BWAS-1793
Launched18.5.1799BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardWoolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
Ship ClassAmazon ClassBWAS-1793
Designed byWilliam Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
ConstructorJohn ToveryBWAS-1793
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Broken Up5.1817BWAS-1793

Dimensions


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 

Armament


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 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
5.1799 - 2.4.1801CaptainEdward Riou (1762-1801)BWAS-17933.4.1801 - 1802CaptainEvelyn SuttonBWAS-17938.1802 - 5.1810CaptainWilliam Parker (1781-1866)BWAS-17935.1810 - 2.1811CaptainJohn Joyce (d.1839)BWAS-17932.1811 - 2.1812CaptainWilliam Parker (1781-1866)BWAS-1793

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
14.3.1800 - 5.8.1802First LieutenantJohn Quilliam (1771-1829)NAO1806 - 13.3.1806LieutenantRichard Seymour (d.1806)TRN5

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
20.11.1802 - 6.8.1807MasterThomas HoskinsADM29-1

8 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
5.1799 - 27.11.1805MidshipmanChristopher Crackenthorp Askew (1782-1848)NBD18491801 - 2.4.1801Master's MatePhilip Thicknesse Horn (1783-c.1826)BG1801 - 2.4.1801Master's MateJames HarryBG1801 - 2.4.1801Captain's ClerkJoseph Rose (d.1801)BG1801 - 2.4.1801MidshipmanGeorge Tucket (d.1801)BG1.1806 - 18.7.1810Master's MateWilliam CarletonNBD18496.1806 - 4.1808MidshipmanCharles Burrard (1793-1870)NBD18491810 - 2.1812MidshipmanGeorge Baker (1797-1861)NBD1849

2 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
23.8.1808 - 18101st Class VolunteerGeorge Baker (1797-1861)NBD184917.5.1811 - 2.18121st Class VolunteerSamuel Thornton (1797-?)NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
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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