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Artois

3150
Nominal Guns38BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered28.3.1793BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down3.1793BWAS-1793
Launched3.1.1794BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardRotherhithe - London - Surrey BWAS-1793
Ship ClassArtois Class (1793)BWAS-1793
Designed by
Sir John HenslowBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1761-1795
BWAS-1793
Constructor
Richard WellsBritish
Ship Builder
BWAS-1793
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigateBWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Wrecked31.7.1797BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck146' 3"Imperial Feet44.5025 
Length of Keel121' 9 ¾"Imperial Feet36.8999 
Breadth39' 2 ½"Imperial Feet11.8999 
Depth in Hold13' 9"Imperial Feet4.0386 
Draught Forward10' 0"Imperial Feet3.048 
Draught Aft15' 6"Imperial Feet4.6025 
Burthen996 594Tons BM 

Armament


3.1.1794Broadside 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
7.12.1793 - 30.9.1794Captain
The Hon. Charles FitzgeraldBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1808
Transfered ADM 6/24/289
BWAS-1793
23.7.1794 - 31.7.1797Captain
Edmund NagleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1777-1814
ADM 6/25/65
BWAS-1793

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRankNameSource
15.1.1794 - 26.10.1794Master
Peter Schuyler BruffBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1780-1799
ADM 29-1

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1797 - 31.7.1797Midshipman
George PringleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1795-1815
B145
1797 - 31.7.1797Midshipman
Richard BluettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1816
NBD1849

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
10.2.1796 - 1797Able Seaman
George PringleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1795-1815
B145

Service History


DateEventSource
3.1.1794Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
30.3.1794Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
23.8.1794Destruction of the Volontaire
21.10.1794Capture of the Révolutionnaire
21.10.1794Took the Frigate
Revolutionaire (36) 1794-1822
British 36 Gun
5th Rate Frigate

21.10.1794Took the Frigate
Le Révolutionnaire (42) 1794-1794
French 42 Gun
5th Rate Frigate

20.3.1796Action off Pointe du Raz
2.11.1796Took the Brig
Le Franklin (12) 1796-1796
French 12 Gun
Privateer Brig

16.7.1797Destruction of the Calliope
31.7.1797Wrecked on Ballieu Rocks off BrittanyBWAS-1793

 

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