Nominal Guns36BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down10.1811BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
Ship ClassApollo ClassBWAS-1793
Designed by William Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
Constructor Robert John NelsonBWAS-1793
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck145' 0"Imperial Feet44.196 
Length of Keel121' 8 ¾"Imperial Feet36.8999 
Breadth38' 3"Imperial Feet11.5824 
Depth in Hold13' 3 ½"Imperial Feet3.9751 
Draught Forward10' 9"Imperial Feet3.048 
Draught Aft14' 3"Imperial Feet4.2672 
Burthen947 3094Tons BM 


21.10.1812Broadside Weight = 476 Imperial Pound ( 215.866 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck26 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck10 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck2 British 9-Pounder
Forecastle4 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1798264Design Complement

3 Ship Commanders

10.1812 - 7.1814Captain William Henry Shirreff (1785-1847)NBD18498.1814 - 1815Captain John Maxwell (d.1826)BWAS-17931815 - 9.1815Captain William M'CullochBWAS-1793

1 Commissioned Officer

1813 - 15.7.1813Lieutenant George Hext (1784-1813)NBD1849

Service History

31.1.1813Sailed for the North American stationBWAS-1793
20.6.1813Action of 1813-06-20
28.11.1813Took the Unrated Georgiana (6) E-WIKI
29.9.1814Took the Schooner Engineer (8)
14.11.1814Took the Schooner Highflyer (1)
9.1815Laid up at PortsmouthBWAS-1793
8.1823Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
9.1823Refitted as a Other Vessels Slop Ship
9.1823Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
27.5.1841Sold to John Beatson for £1,830BWAS-1793


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