Boadicea

3347
Nominal Guns38BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered30.4.1795BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down9.1795BWAS-1793
Named14.11.1795BWAS-1793
Launched12.4.1797BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardBuckler's Hard - Hampshire BWAS-1793
ConstructorBalthazar Adams (1766-1821)BWAS-1793
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Broken Up22.5.1858BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck148' 6"Imperial Feet45.1136 
Length of Keel124' 0 ½"Imperial Feet37.8079 
Breadth39' 8"Imperial Feet11.9098 
Depth in Hold12' 8"Imperial Feet3.7592 
Burthen1,038 1094Tons BM 

Armament


6.1797Broadside 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
6.1797284 BWAS-1793

6 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
6.1797 - 3.1801CaptainRichard Goodwin Keats (1757-1834)BWAS-17933.1801 - 1802CaptainCharles Rowley (1770-1845)BWAS-179312.1802 - 6.1808CaptainJohn MaitlandBWAS-17936.1808 - 2.1811CaptainJohn HatleyBWAS-179316.2.1811 - 5.1811CaptainRalph NevilleBWAS-179310.1824 - 19.12.1826CaptainSir James Brisbane (1774-1826)BWAS-1793

3 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
10.1824 - 2.12.1825LieutenantAndrew Baird (d.1881)NBD18494.8.1826 - 18.1.1827LieutenantWilliam Cuppage (d.1856)NBD18493.1827 - 7.1827LandmanCharles CaldecotNBD1849

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
7.7.1797 - 5.5.1802MasterThomas PriceADM29-1

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
7.1799 - 7.1800MidshipmanGeorge Brown (1784-?)NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
9.1795Began building at Buckler's Hard - Hampshire BWAS-1793
12.4.1797Completed building at Buckler's Hard - Hampshire at a cost of £16885.0.0dBWAS-1793
17.4.1797Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
9.9.1797Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £30669.0.0dBWAS-1793
19.10.1797Took the Privateer Le Zéphyr (8)
17.11.1797Took the Sloop Le Railleur (20) in the Channel
9.12.1798Took the Ship L'Invincible Général Bonaparte (18) BG
20.2.1799Took the Cutter Le Milan (14) in the Channel
8.3.1799Took the Privateer Le Requin (14)
1.4.1799Took the Sloop L'Utile (16) in the Channel
2.7.1799Attack on Aix Roads
6.1800Quiberon operationsBWAS-1793
14.7.1800Took the   in the Channel
8.1800Took the Privateer La Gironde (16) BG
1.1801Took the Gunvessel La Bombarde off Brest
20.8.1801Took the Sixth Rate Neptuno (20) by boats at Corunna
12.1802RecommissionedBWAS-1793
3.1803Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
4.1803Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
6.1803Took a small privateerBWAS-1793
29.8.1803Action of 1803-08-29
25.11.1803Took the Lugger Le Vautour (12) off Finisterre
1804Off RochefortBWAS-1793
2.11.1805Sighted Dumanoir's squadronBWAS-1793
15.12.1805Sighted Leissegue's and Willaumez's squadrons in the AtlanticBWAS-1793
1806On the Irish StationBWAS-1793
1807On the Irish StationBWAS-1793
9.2.1809Sailed for the Cape of Good HopeBWAS-1793
7.1810Occupation of St Paul , ReunionBWAS-1793
6.7.1810The Capture of Reunion
12.9.1810Capture of the Africaine
17.9.1810Capture of the Ceylon
18.9.1810Took the Frigate Ceylon (32) off Mauritius
18.9.1810Took the Frigate La Vénus (40) off Reunion
19.10.1810Off Port Louis, MauritiusTRN5
5.1811Laid up in Ordinary at PlymouthBWAS-1793
2.1815Began large repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
8.1816Laid up in Ordinary at PlymouthBWAS-1793
8.1816Completed large repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £35433.0.0dBWAS-1793
10.1824RecommissionedBWAS-1793
10.1824Recommissioned for the East IndiesBWAS-1793
10.1824Began fitting for sea at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
1825In the Burma WarBWAS-1793
1.1825Completed fitting for sea at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £9387.0.0dBWAS-1793
1827Returned homeBWAS-1793
12.1829Began middling repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
12.1830Completed middling repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £10027.0.0dBWAS-1793
1831Laid upBWAS-1793
1854Harbour serviceBWAS-1793
22.5.1858Breaking up completed at ChathamBWAS-1793


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
ADM29-1ADM 29/1 1802-1814 Admiralty: Warrant Officers. Entry Books of Certificates of Service Document
BGThe London GazetteOfficialWeb Site
TRN5The Royal Navy : a history from the earliest times to the present Vol VWilliam Laid ClowesDigital Book
 

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