Ariadne

3117
Nominal Guns20BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered28.11.1812BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down4.1815BWAS-1793
Launched10.2.1816BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardPater Yard - Pembroke Dock BWAS-1793
Ship ClassHermes ClassBWAS-1793
ConstructorEdward ChurchillBWAS-1793
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypePost Ship BWAS-1793
Sold23.7.1841BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck121' 7"Imperial Feet36.8893 
Length of Keel100' 5 ½"Imperial Feet30.4927 
Breadth30' 11 ¼"Imperial Feet9.1504 
Depth in Hold8' 9"Imperial Feet2.667 
Draught Forward9' 1"Imperial Feet2.7686 
Draught Aft10' 0"Imperial Feet3.048 
Burthen511 4294Tons BM 

Armament


10.2.1816Broadside Weight = 297 Imperial Pound ( 134.6895 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck18 British 32-Pound Carronade
Upper Gun Deck2 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1810135Design Complement

7 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
4.1823 - 12.1824CaptainConstantine Richard Moorsom (1792-1861)BWAS-179312.1824 - 22.1.1826Captain of MarinesIsham Fleming ChapmanBWAS-17939.2.1826 - 1827CaptainAdolphus Fitzclarence (1802-1856)W02510.1827CaptainCharles Leonard Irby (1789-1845)BWAS-179310.1827 - 5.1828CaptainLewis DaviesBWAS-179311.1828 - 1830CaptainFrederick Marryat (1792-1848)BWAS-179311.1830 - 1834CaptainCharles PhillipsBWAS-1793

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
25.2.1826 - 30.4.1827Lieutenant Richard Crozier (1803-1880)NBD184916.11.1826 - 10.1827LieutenantCharles Bell Bell (1797-1844)NBD1849

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
4.1822 - 1825MidshipmanHoratio BlairNBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
3.1816Began fitting for ordinary at Pater Yard - Pembroke Dock BWAS-1793
21.3.1816Completed fitting for ordinary at Pater Yard - Pembroke Dock BWAS-1793
2.1817Refitted as a 20 gun Unrated Unknown
6.1.1820Refitted as a 26 gun Sixth Rate Post Ship
6.1.1820refitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
3.1822Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
1.8.1822Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
1824On Cape of Good Hope StationBWAS-1793
8.1828Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
2.1829Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £11692.0.0dBWAS-1793
11.1830Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
1.1831Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £5820.0.0dBWAS-1793
1835Paid offBWAS-1793
8.1836Began fitting as a Coal Depot at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
2.1837Completed fitting as a Coal Depot at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £1775.0.0dBWAS-1793
23.7.1841Ordered to be sold at Alexandria for £900BWAS-1793

 

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