Amphitrite -> 1803 Imperieuse

3043
Nominal Guns40BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyDutch Fifth Rate frigate 'Amphitrite' (1797) (44)
Captured30.8.1799BWAS-1793
First Commissioned11.1800
ShipyardAmsterdam M01
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigate
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Broken Up4.1805BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck150' 9 ½"Imperial Feet45.7327 
Length of Keel123' 7 ⅝"Imperial Feet37.5063 
Breadth42' 5"Imperial Feet12.8651 
Depth in Hold12' 9"Imperial Feet3.7719 
Burthen1,183 1994Tons BM 

Armament


11.1800Broadside Weight = 513 Imperial Pound ( 232.6455 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck28 British 24-Pounder
Quarterdeck10 British 24-Pound Carronade
Forecastle4 British 24-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder

1804Broadside Weight = 429 Imperial Pound ( 194.5515 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck28 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck10 British 24-Pound Carronade
Forecastle4 British 24-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
11.1800320 BWAS-1793

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
11.1800 - 1803CaptainJames May (d.1808)BWAS-17937.1803 - 3.1804CaptainJohn Temple (d.1808)BWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
1803Renamed ImperieuseBWAS-1793
6.1803Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard BWAS-1793
8.1803Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard BWAS-1793
3.1804Paid offBWAS-1793
4.1805Broken up at PlymouthBWAS-1793


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
M01Dutch Navy Vessels 1700-1799 (Manuscript)Ron von MannenDocument
 

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