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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 by
William RuleBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1778-1813
BWAS-1793
Constructor
John ToveryBritish
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1776-1784
BWAS-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 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
5.1799 - 2.4.1801Captain
Edward RiouBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1780-1801
† Discharged Dead
BWAS-1793
3.4.1801 - 1802Captain
Evelyn SuttonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1765-1802
BWAS-1793
8.1802 - 5.1810Captain
William ParkerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1863
BWAS-1793
5.1810 - 2.1811Captain
John JoyceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1812
BWAS-1793
2.1811 - 2.1812Captain
William ParkerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1863
BWAS-1793

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
14.3.1800 - 5.8.1802First Lieutenant
John QuilliamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1815
NAO
1806 - 13.3.1806Lieutenant
Richard SeymourBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1806
TRN5

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRankNameSource
20.11.1802 - 6.8.1807Master
Thomas HoskinsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1796-1814
ADM 29-1

8 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
5.1799 - 27.11.1805Midshipman
Christopher Crackenthorp AskewBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1798-1846
NBD1849
1801 - 2.4.1801Master's Mate
Philip Thicknesse HornBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1801-1816
BG
1801 - 2.4.1801Master's Mate
James HarryBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1801
BG
1801 - 2.4.1801Midshipman
George TucketBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1801
BG
1801 - 2.4.1801Captain's Clerk
Joseph RoseBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1801
BG
1.1806 - 18.7.1810Master's Mate
William CarletonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1804-1856
NBD1849
6.1806 - 4.1808Midshipman
Charles BurrardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1805-1846
NBD1849
1810 - 2.1812Midshipman
George BakerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1808-1846
NBD1849

2 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
23.8.1808 - 18101st Class Volunteer
George BakerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1808-1846
NBD1849
17.5.1811 - 2.18121st Class Volunteer
Samuel ThorntonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1811-1827
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) 1799-1800
French 18 Gun
Privateer
in the Channel

2.4.1801Battle of Copenhagen
26.7.1803Took the Schooner
Le Felix (16) 1803-1803
French 16 Gun
Privateer Schooner

24.5.1804Action off Cape Cepet
17.9.1805Took the Privateer
Principe de la Paz (24) 1805-1805
Spanish 24 Gun
Privateer
off Ushant

13.3.1806Action of 1806-03-13
13.3.1806Took the Ship of the Line
Marengo (74) 1795-1806
French 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1802 Renamed "Marengo"
in the Atlantic

13.3.1806Took the Frigate
La Belle Poule (40) 1802-1806
French 40 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
in the Atlantic

21.1.1810Took the Privateer
Le Général Pérignon (14) 1810-1810
French 14 Gun
Privateer

23.3.1811Took the Brig
Le Cupidon (14) 1810-1811
French 14 Gun
Privateer Brig
BG
12.1811Laid up at PlymouthBWAS-1793
1812Paid off into ordinaryBWAS-1793
5.1817Broken up at PlymouthBWAS-1793

 

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