Amsterdam

3046
Nominal Guns32
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyDutch Fifth Rate frigate 'Proserpine' (1801) (32)
Captured4.5.1804
ShipyardAmsterdam - Holland BWAS-1714
CategoryFifth Rate
Ship TypeFrigate
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Sold9.8.1815

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck140' 8"Imperial Feet42.6771 
Length of Keel113' 6"Imperial Feet34.4541 
Breadth37' 6"Imperial Feet11.2994 
Depth in Hold140' 8"Imperial Feet42.6771 
Burthen849Tons BM 

Armament


6.1805Broadside Weight = 264 Imperial Pound ( 119.724 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck20 British 24-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck2 British 24-Pound Carronade

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
5.180685 BWAS-1793

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
5.1806 - 6.1807CommanderAlexander Innes (d.1839)BWAS-17936.1807 - 9.1809CommanderEdward Wallis HoareBWAS-17939.1809 - 1811CommanderWilliam MorceBWAS-1793

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
2.1810 - 12.1810MidshipmanJohn Sleigh (d.1848)NBD1849

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
1.2.1809 - 2.1810BoyJohn Sleigh (d.1848)NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
17.6.1805Arrived at PortsmouthBWAS-1793
1806Guardship at CorkBWAS-1793
5.1806Refitted as a 20 gun Unrated Storeship
5.1806Began fitted as a storeship at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
8.1806Completed fitted as a storeship at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
5.1811fitting as a Receiving Ship at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
1812In Ordinary at PlymouthBWAS-1793
9.8.1815Sold for £1,150BWAS-1793


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
 

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