Araxes

3100
Nominal Guns36BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered7.12.1812BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down1.1813BWAS-1793
Launched13.9.1813BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardNorthfleet Dockyard - Northfleet BWAS-1793
Ship ClassLeda ClassBWAS-1793
Designed bySir John Henslow (1730-1815)BWAS-1793
ConstructorThomas Pitcher (1745-1837)BWAS-1793
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Sold10.9.1817BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck150' 1 ½"Imperial Feet45.7327 
Length of Keel125' 4 ⅞"Imperial Feet38.1222 
Breadth39' 11"Imperial Feet11.89 
Depth in Hold12' 9"Imperial Feet3.7719 
Burthen1,062 7994Tons BM 

Armament


13.9.1813Broadside Weight = 425 Imperial Pound ( 192.7375 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck28 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck6 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck8 British 9-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1794284Design Complement

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1814 - 7.1816CaptainGeorge Miller Bligh (1780-1834)EWIKI

 

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