Amphitrite

3045
Nominal Guns38BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered21.10.1812BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down1811BWAS-1793
Launched14.4.1816BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardBombay Dockyard - Bombay BWAS-1793
Ship ClassLeda ClassBWAS-1793
Designed bySir John Henslow (1730-1815)BWAS-1793
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Broken Up1.1875BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck150' 1 ¾"Imperial Feet45.7391 
Length of Keel125' 5"Imperial Feet38.1051 
Breadth39' 11 ¼"Imperial Feet11.8936 
Draught Forward12' 6"Imperial Feet3.7338 
Draught Aft13' 6"Imperial Feet4.0132 
Burthen1,062 7994Tons BM 

Armament


14.4.1816Broadside Weight = 517 Imperial Pound ( 234.4595 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck28 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck14 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1794284Design Complement

Service History


DateEventSource
22.12.1816Arrived at Portsmouth and laid upBWAS-1793
2.1817Refitted as a 46 gun Fifth Rate Frigate B181
5.1845Began cut down at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
2.1846Refitted as a 26 gun Sixth Rate Corvette
2.1846Completed cut down at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
8.1847Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
9.1847Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793

 

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