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Blonde

3343
Nominal Guns46
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Captured12.1.1819
ShipyardUnknown
CategoryFifth Rate
Ship TypeFrigate
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Sold28.2.1895

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB028
Burthen1,103Tons BM 

Armament


1819Broadside Weight = 517 Imperial Pound ( 234.4595 kg)B028
Gun Deck16 British 32-Pound Carronade
Gun Deck28 British 18-Pounder
Gun Deck2 British 9-Pounder

2 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
5.6.1824 - 15.12.1826Captain
Lord George Anson Byron (7th Baron Byron)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1800-1862
NBD1849
6.11.1839 - 3.1843Captain
Thomas BourchierBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1800-1843
NBD1849

4 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
14.6.1824 - 12.1826Lieutenant
Thomas BallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1797-1828
NBD1849
7.6.1826 - 18.10.1826Lieutenant
Henry John ChetwyndBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1817-1837
NBD1849
4.2.1828 - 1830Lieutenant
Thomas Saumarez BrockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1827-1848
NBD1849
12.6.1834 - 14.2.1837Lieutenant
Talavera Vernon AnsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1824-1841
NBD1849

4 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
99.99.1819 - 4.1826Midshipman
Jonas Archer AbbottBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1819-1841
CSORN
3.1828 - 4.3.1829Master's Mate
William Fordyce BlairBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1818-1841
NBD1849
8.1828 - 30.4.1830Master's Mate
Francis William AustenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1822-1841
BWAS-1793
1841 - 23.12.1842Midshipman
Alexander AndersonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1832-1844
NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
14.6.1842Capture of Woosung
11.1850Harbour DutyB066

 

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Posted by Brian Stephens on Monday 14th of April 2014 15:52

Edinburgh Advertiser September 21, 1824
On Thursday the Blonde frigate, Captain Lord Byron, sailed from Northfleet to Portsmouth, with the remains of the King and Queen of the Sandwich Islands on board.

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