Carmen

3498
Nominal Guns34BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslySpanish Sixth Rate frigate 'Nuestra Señora del Carmen' (1770) (36)
Captured6.4.1800BWAS-1793
ShipyardReal Astillero de Esteiro - Ferrol ref:748
ConstructorJames TaylorBWAS-1793
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Sold2.1802BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck147' 2"Imperial Feet44.8067 
Length of Keel119' 9"Imperial Feet36.2832 
Breadth37' 9"Imperial Feet11.3103 
Depth in Hold11' 0"Imperial Feet3.3528 
Burthen907 6794Tons BM 

Armament


12.1800Broadside Weight = 180 Imperial Pound ( 81.63 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck26 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck6 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
12.1800260 BWAS-1793

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
25.12.1800 - 12.1801CaptainWilliam Selby (d.1811)BWAS-1793

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
10.2.1801 - 16.12.1801MasterWilliam MowbrayADM29-1

Service History


DateEventSource
25.12.1800Commissioned in the MediterraneanBWAS-1793
2.12.1801Arrived at Portsmouth and laid upBWAS-1793
9.1802Sold at PortsmouthBWAS-1793


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
ref:748Armada 1500-1900Vicente Sanchez-C:MerchánWeb Site
ADM29-1ADM 29/1 1802-1814 Admiralty: Warrant Officers. Entry Books of Certificates of Service Document
 

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