Arethusa -> 1844 Bacchus

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Nominal Guns38BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered22.11.1814BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down2.1815BWAS-1793
Launched29.7.1817BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardPembroke Dockyard - Pembroke Dock 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 Up8.1883BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck150' 11"Imperial Feet45.7205 
Length of Keel126' 11"Imperial Feet38.4058 
Breadth40' 1"Imperial Feet12.2174 
Depth in Hold12' 9"Imperial Feet3.7719 
Draught Forward10' 7"Imperial Feet3.2258 
Draught Aft14' 7"Imperial Feet4.3117 
Burthen1,084 6094Tons BM 

Armament


29.7.1817Broadside 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

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1829 - 1830LieutenantWilliam Cheselden BrowneNBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
2.1817Refitted as a 46 gun Fifth Rate Frigate B181
21.8.1817Sailed for PlymouthBWAS-1793
25.8.1817Began fitting for ordinary at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
27.9.1817Completed fitting for ordinary at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
4.1836Began fitting as a Lazarette at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
6.1836Refitted as a Other Vessels Lazarette
6.1836Completed fitting as a Lazarette at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
12.3.1844Renamed BacchusBWAS-1793
1851Refitted as a Other Vessels Coal Depot
14.8.1883Sold to Castle & Son for £1,450 to be broken upBWAS-1793

 

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