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Apollo

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Nominal Guns38BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered28.3.1793BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down3.1793BWAS-1793
Launched18.3.1794BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardBlackwall Yard - Blackwall BWAS-1793
Ship ClassArtois Class (1793)BWAS-1793
Designed by
Sir John HenslowBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1761-1784
BWAS-1793
Constructor
John PerryBritish
Ship Builder
Service 1743-1810
BWAS-1793
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigateBWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Wrecked7.1.1799BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck146' 3"Imperial Feet44.5025 
Length of Keel121' 10"Imperial Feet36.8808 
Breadth39' 2"Imperial Feet11.8928 
Depth in Hold13' 9"Imperial Feet4.0386 
Burthen994 1294Tons BM 

Armament


18.3.1794Broadside Weight = 494 Imperial Pound ( 224.029 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck28 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck12 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck2 British 9-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
2.3.1793270Design Complement

2 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
8.7.1794 - 1798Captain
John ManleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1765-1813
ADM 6/25/58
BWAS-1793
1798 - 7.1.1799Captain
Peter HalkettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1789-1815
BWAS-1793

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
17.12.1796 - 21.3.1797Lieutenant
Frederick Whitworth William AylmerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1854
Transfered ADM 196/3/3
NBD1849

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
8.1794 - 16.12.1796Midshipman
Frederick Whitworth William AylmerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1854
ADM 196/3/3
E-WIKI
24.9.1794 - 23.1.1795Midshipman
Thomas Bladen CapelBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1792-1847
NAO

Service History


DateEventSource
3.1793Began building at Blackwall - London BWAS-1793
18.3.1794Completed building at Blackwall - London at a cost of £13676.0.0dBWAS-1793
18.3.1794Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
9.6.1794Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £9202.0.0dBWAS-1793
22.7.1796Took the Corvette
La Légère (18) 1793-1796
French 18 Gun
Unrated Corvette
off the Scilly Isles

12.1796Took the Schooner
Les Deux Amis (14) 1796-1796
French 14 Gun
Privateer Schooner
off the Irish coast

10.1798Began refitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
11.1798Completed refitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £6318.0.0dBWAS-1793
7.1.1799Wrecked on the Haak Sands off HollandBWAS-1793

 

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