Blanche

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Nominal Guns46BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered29.5.1815BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down2.1816BWAS-1793
Launched26.5.1819BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardChatham Dockyard - Chatham 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
Sold for Break Up16.6.1865BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck150' 1 ¼"Imperial Feet45.7264 
Length of Keel125' 1 ⅛"Imperial Feet38.1032 
Breadth40' 2"Imperial Feet12.2428 
Depth in Hold12' 10"Imperial Feet3.6576 
Draught Forward11' 3"Imperial Feet3.429 
Draught Aft14' 11"Imperial Feet4.2736 
Burthen1,073 4894Tons BM 

Armament


26.5.1819Broadside 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

Service History


DateEventSource
2.1817Refitted as a 46 gun Fifth Rate Frigate B181
7.1819Began fitting for ordinary at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
9.1819Completed fitting for ordinary at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
1.1824Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
5.1824Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £14285.0.0dBWAS-1793
2.1830Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
6.1830Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £14509.0.0dBWAS-1793
10.1833At PortsmouthBWAS-1793
10.1833Refitted as a Other Vessels Receiving Ship
16.6.1865Sold to White of Cowes for breaking upBWAS-1793

 

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