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Carysfort

3510
Nominal Guns28BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered20.2.1761BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down6.1764BWAS-1714
Named29.7.1765BWAS-1714
Launched23.8.1766BWAS-1714
First Commissioned10.6.1767BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardSheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1714
Ship ClassCoventry ClassBWAS-1714
Designed by
Sir Thomas SladeBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1744-1771
BWAS-1714
Constructor
William GrayBritish
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1746-1775
BWAS-1714
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Sold28.4.1813BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck118' 4"Imperial Feet35.972 
Length of Keel97' 3 ½"Imperial Feet29.5783 
Breadth33' 8"Imperial Feet10.1261 
Depth in Hold10' 6"Imperial Feet3.2004 
Burthen586 3094Tons BM 

Armament


23.8.1766Broadside Weight = 117 Imperial Pound ( 53.0598 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck24 British 9-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck12 British 1/2-Pound Swivel
Quarterdeck4 British 3-Pounder

2.1780Broadside Weight = 177 Imperial Pound ( 80.2698 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck24 British 9-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck12 British 1/2-Pound Swivel
Quarterdeck4 British 18-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck4 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 18-Pound Carronade

1794Broadside Weight = 195 Imperial Pound ( 88.4328 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck24 British 9-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck12 British 1/2-Pound Swivel
Quarterdeck4 British 24-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck4 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 24-Pound Carronade

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1756200Design Complement

21 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
10.6.1767 - 24.1.1770Captain
George VandeputBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1758
ADM 6/20/170
BWAS-1714
24.1.1770 - 26.7.1773Captain
William HayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1749-1793
ADM 6/20/268
BWAS-1714
13.11.1775 - 8.4.1779Captain
Robert FanshaweBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1759-1790
Transfered ADM 6/21/135
BWAS-1714
8.4.1779 - 9.10.1780Captain
William CummingBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1747-1795
ADM 6/22/189
BWAS-1714
9.10.1780 - 29.10.1782Captain
William PeacockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1776-1783
ADM 6/22/180
BWAS-1714
29.10.1782 - 3.1.1783Captain
George Keith ElphinstoneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1770-1815
ADM 6/23/76
Issued by
Robert DigbyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1752-1805
, North America
Confirmed 24.5.1783
ADM 6/23
3.1.1783 - 14.1.1783Captain
John MarkhamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1781-1796
ADM 6/23/2
BWAS-1714
27.11.1786 - 29.12.1790Captain
Mathew SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1779-1815
ADM 6/23/367
BWAS-1714
24.4.1793Captain
Francis FayermanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1777-1814
ADM 6/24/232
ADM 6/24
5.8.1793 - 1795Captain
Francis LaforeyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1789-1814
ADM 6/24/259
BWAS-1714
1795 - 3.1796Captain
John MurrayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1794
BWAS-1714
3.1796 - 12.1796Captain
Thomas AlexanderBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1789-1814
BWAS-1714
12.1796 - 1798Captain
John TurnorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1779-1801
BWAS-1714
4.3.1797 - 19.8.1797Acting Captain
Charles AdamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1848
Discharged ADM 196/3/1
NBD1849
18.1.1798 - 12.1798Captain
William HillsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1800
BWAS-1714
12.1798 - 8.1800Captain
Volant Vashon BallardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1795-1811
BWAS-1714
8.1800 - 1801Captain
Sir Adam DrummondBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1795-9990
BWAS-1714
5.1802 - 9.1802Captain
George MundyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1789-1830
BWAS-1714
9.1802 - 6.1804Captain
Robert FanshaweBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1799-1804
BWAS-1714
17.10.1804 - 3.1806Captain
John Charles WoolcombeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1801-1815
BWAS-1714
3.1806 - 10.9.1806Captain
Kenneth MckenzieBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1798-1814
BWAS-1714

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
15.10.1802 - 19.2.1805First Lieutenant
Donald CampbellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1791-1846
NBD1849

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRankNameSource
29.11.1786 - 16.9.1790Master
Thomas BushellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1786-1795
ADM 29-1

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1.1787 - 6.1790Midshipman
George Ralph CollierBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1787-1820
ref:616

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
5.12.1786 - 23.5.1790Servant
Andrew KingBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1786-1824
NAO

Service History


DateEventSource
23.8.1766building at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness at a cost of £11101.14.11dBWAS-1714
11.8.1767fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness at a cost of £1614.13.3dBWAS-1714
20.9.1767Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
9.5.1770Sailed for JamaicaBWAS-1714
1771Returned homeBWAS-1714
9.4.1772Sailed for JamaicaBWAS-1714
26.7.1773

Paid off

BWAS-1714
4.1777Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
5.1777Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £2735.5.7dBWAS-1714
13.6.1780Took the Privateer
L'Espérance 1780-1780
French Privateer

12.1780Sailed for North AmericaBWAS-1714
14.1.1783

Paid off

BWAS-1714
4.1785Began great repair at Rotherhithe - London - Surrey BWAS-1714
7.1785Completed great repair at Rotherhithe - London - Surrey at a cost of £15255.0.0dBWAS-1714
11.1786Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
12.1786RecommissionedBWAS-1714
1.1787Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £1697.0.0dBWAS-1714
4.1787Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
29.12.1790

Paid off

BWAS-1714
4.1793Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
8.1793RecommissionedBWAS-1714
9.1793Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £7401.0.0dBWAS-1714
29.5.1794Carysfort vs Castor
29.5.1794Took the Frigate
Castor (32) 1785-1819
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
Off Lands End

24.2.1796Sailed for the East IndiesBWAS-1714
19.8.1796Took the Schooner
L'Alerte (16) 1796-1796
French 16 Gun
Unrated Schooner
ref:692
4.1801Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
6.1801Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
3.1804Sailed for JamaicaBWAS-1714
24.3.1806Took the Brig-Corvette
Le Lutin (16) 1804-1806
French 16 Gun
Unrated Brig-Corvette
off Martinique

10.9.1806Paid offBWAS-1714

 

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Posted by Tim Oakley on Wednesday 3rd of February 2021 20:14

18 Jun 1802 a Court-Martial was held on board the Carysfort, at Portsmouth, on Mr. W. Diamond, Boatswain, who was tried for absenting himself without leave ; the charge being proved, he was dismissed the ship.


Posted by Tim Oakley on Wednesday 3rd of February 2021 20:08

Circa Jun 1801 Mr. Williams, Purser of the Sardine, is appointed to the Carysfort.

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