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 bySir Thomas Slade (1703-1771)BWAS-1714
Constructor William Gray (d.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 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
10.6.1767 - 24.1.1770Captain George Vandeput (d.1800) ADM 6/20/170BWAS-171424.1.1770 - 26.7.1773Captain William Hay (c.1734-1801) ADM 6/20/268BWAS-171413.11.1775 - 8.4.1779Captain Robert Fanshawe (1740-1823) ADM 6/21/135BWAS-17148.4.1779 - 9.10.1780Captain William Cumming (c.1731-1795) ADM 6/22/189BWAS-17149.10.1780 - 29.10.1782Captain William Peacock ADM 6/22/180BWAS-171429.10.1782 - 3.1.1783Captain George Keith Elphinstone (1745/46-1823) ADM 6/23/76
Issued by Robert Digby (1732-1815), North America
Commission confirmed 24.5.1783
ADM 6/23
3.1.1783 - 14.1.1783Captain John Markham ADM 6/23/2BWAS-171427.11.1786 - 29.12.1790Captain Mathew Smith ADM 6/23/367BWAS-171424.4.1793Captain Francis Fayerman (d.1819) ADM 6/24/232ADM 6/245.8.1793 - 1795Captain Francis Laforey (1767-1835) ADM 6/24/259BWAS-17141795 - 3.1796Captain John Murray (d.1805)BWAS-17143.1796 - 12.1796Captain Thomas Alexander (d.1843)BWAS-171412.1796 - 1798Captain John Turnor (d.1801)BWAS-17144.3.1797 - 19.8.1797Acting Captain Charles Adam (1780-1853) ADM 196/3/1NBD184918.1.1798 - 12.1798Captain William Hills (d.1804)BWAS-171412.1798 - 8.1800Captain Volant Vashon BallardBWAS-17148.1800 - 1801CaptainSir Adam Drummond (d.1849)BWAS-17145.1802 - 9.1802Captain George Mundy (1777-1861)BWAS-17149.1802 - 6.1804Captain Robert Fanshawe (d.1804)BWAS-171417.10.1804 - 3.1806Captain John Charles WoolcombeBWAS-17143.1806 - 10.9.1806Captain Kenneth MckenzieBWAS-1714

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
15.10.1802 - 19.2.1805First Lieutenant Donald Campbell (1788-?)NBD1849

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
29.11.1786 - 16.9.1790Master Thomas BushellADM29-1

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1.1787 - 6.1790Midshipman George Ralph Collier (1774-1824)ref:616

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
5.12.1786 - 23.5.1790Servant Andrew King (1774-1835)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
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) Off Lands End
24.2.1796Sailed for the East IndiesBWAS-1714
19.8.1796Took the Schooner L'Alerte (16) 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) off Martinique
10.9.1806Paid offBWAS-1714

 

Previous comments on this pageno comments to display
Make a comment about this page





Recent comments to other pages

Date postedByPage
Friday 18th of September 2020 15:46Christopher Heathcote Richard Pickersgill (d.1779)
Thursday 17th of September 2020 17:24Colin HoseBritish sloop 'Lapwing' (1825) (10)
Thursday 17th of September 2020 14:17CyThe Hon. Thomas Windsor (1752-1832)
Wednesday 16th of September 2020 20:48Sylvia Wright James Gambier (1723-1789)
Wednesday 16th of September 2020 20:30Peter SchwarzThe Hon. Thomas Windsor (1752-1832)