Andromache

3052
Nominal Guns32BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered1.2.1780BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down6.1780BWAS-1714
Launched17.11.1781BWAS-1714
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1714
ShipyardGrove Street Yard - Deptford - Barnards' Thames Yards BWAS-1714
Ship ClassAmazon ClassBWAS-1714
Designed byJohn Williams (1700-?)BWAS-1714
ConstructorWilliam Barnard (1735-1795)BWAS-1714
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Broken Up4.1811BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck126' 2"Imperial Feet38.4068 
Length of Keel104' 0"Imperial Feet31.6992 
Breadth35' 0"Imperial Feet10.668 
Depth in Hold12' 2"Imperial Feet3.683 
Burthen684 1294Tons BM 

Armament


17.11.1781Broadside Weight = 228 Imperial Pound ( 103.398 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck26 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 18-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck4 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 18-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1770220Design Complement

9 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
8.11.1781 - 5.5.1783CaptainGeorge Anson Byron (d.1793) ADM 6/22/361BWAS-17145.5.1783 - 8.1786CaptainWilliam Henry King O'Hara (d.1789) ADM 6/23/63BWAS-171421.9.1790 - 3.11.1790CaptainThomas Parr ADM 6/24/68ADM 6/243.11.1790 - 22.11.1790CaptainRichard Willis (1755-1829) ADM 6/24/85ADM 6/2422.11.1790 - 21.11.1790CaptainCharles Henry Lane (d.1807) ADM 6/24/88ADM 6/247.3.1793 - 1793CaptainTheophilius Jones ADM 6/24/217ADM 6/243.1795 - 12.1798CaptainCharles John Moore Mansfield (1760-1813)HMS011.1799 - 1803CaptainRobert Lawrie (1746-1848)BWAS-17141.1799 - 1803CaptainRobert Lawrie (1746-1848)BWAS-1793

3 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1796 - 1799MidshipmanJohn Read BindonNBD18491797 - 2.6.1799MidshipmanColin MacDonaldNBD18493.1799 - 6.1799MidshipmanSamuel Burgess (1781-?)NBD1849

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
1.1782 - 2.6.1784Able SeamanRichard Byron (1769-1837)ref:616

Service History


DateEventSource
17.11.1781building at Grove Street Yard - Deptford - Barnards' Thames Yards at a cost of £8467.18.10dBWAS-1714
12.1781Began coppering and fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
4.1.1782Completed coppering and fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £8341.16.7dBWAS-1714
12.4.1782Battle of the Saintes
4.1783Home with dispatches and paid offBWAS-1714
5.1783RecommissionedBWAS-1714
8.10.1783Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
8.1786Paid offBWAS-1714
8.1790Began great repair at Limehouse - London BWAS-1714
3.1793RecommissionedBWAS-1714
4.1793Completed great repair at Limehouse - London at a cost of £15115.0.0dBWAS-1714
4.1793fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £5482.0.0dBWAS-1714
1794Sailed to NewfoundlandBWAS-1714
5.5.1795Sailed for the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1714
11.10.1796Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
31.1.1797Took an Algerine corsairBWAS-1714
6.9.1799Sailed for HalifaxBWAS-1714
22.3.1801In company with Cleopatra (32) took a Spanish gunboat off CubaBWAS-1714
1803In the BahamasBWAS-1714
1804In the ChannelBWAS-1714
4.1811Broken up at PlymouthBWAS-1714


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/24ADM 6/24 Commission and Warrant Book 1789 Sep.-1793  Archive
HMS01HMS MinotaurVariousWeb Site
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
ref:616Who's Who in Nelson's NavyNicholas TracyBook
 

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