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Amphitrite -> 1805 Blanche

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Nominal Guns38BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Previously
Spanish Fifth Rate frigate 'Amfitrite' (1796) (40) 1796-1804
Spanish 40 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
Captured25.11.1804BWAS-1793
First Commissioned1805B028
ShipyardHavana - Cuba 3DECKS
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigate B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Wrecked4.3.1807B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck150' 1"Imperial Feet45.7205 
Length of Keel122' 3 ⅝"Imperial Feet37.2015 
Breadth39' 11"Imperial Feet11.89 
Depth in Hold12' 6"Imperial Feet3.7338 
Burthen1.036 5094Tons BM 

Armament


1805Broadside Weight = 393 Imperial Pound ( 178.2255 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck28 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck8 British 9-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 32-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1805284 BWAS-1793

6 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1805 - 9.4.1805Commander
Robert CorbetBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1796-1805
BWAS-1793
10.4.1805 - 5.1805Captain
Sir William BoltonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1795-1815
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5.1805 - 2.1806Captain
The Hon. Courtnay BoyleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1781-1831
BWAS-1793
1806Captain
Henry Thomas DaviesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1814
NBD1849
23.1.1806 - 6.1806Captain
Henry LarocheBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1806
BWAS-1793
6.1806 - 4.3.1807Captain
Thomas LavieBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1822
BWAS-1793

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
6.2.1806 - 1807Lieutenant
Robert BastinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1796-1836
NAO
1807 - 4.3.1807First Lieutenant
Robert BastinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1796-1836
NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
11.8.1805Began repairs at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
16.10.1805Completed repairs at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
28.11.1805Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
3.12.1805Renamed Blanche
22.2.1806Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
19.7.1806Guerriere vs Blanche
19.7.1806Took the Frigate
La Guerrière (38) 1799-1806
French 38 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
off the Faroe Islands

4.3.1807Wrecked off UshantNBD1849

 

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