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 Commissioned10.6.1767
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardSheerness Dockyard BWAS-1714
Ship ClassCoventry Class
Designed bySir Thomas Slade (1703-1771)BWAS-1714
ConstructorWilliam Gray (d.1775)BWAS-1714
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeFrigate
Sailing RigShip Rigged
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

19 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
10.6.1767 - 24.1.1770CaptainGeorge Vandeput (d.1800) ADM 6/20/170BWAS-171424.1.1770 - 26.7.1773CaptainWilliam Hay (d.1801) ADM 6/20/268BWAS-171413.11.1775 - 8.4.1779CaptainRobert Fanshawe (1740-1823) ADM 6/21/135BWAS-17148.4.1779 - 9.10.1780CaptainWilliam Cumming (c.1731-1795) ADM 6/22/189BWAS-17149.10.1780 - 12.1782CaptainWilliam Peacock ADM 6/22/180BWAS-171412.1782 - 14.1.1783CaptainJohn MarkhamBWAS-171412.1786 - 29.12.1790CaptainMathew SmithBWAS-17148.1793 - 1795CaptainFrancis Laforey (1767-1835)BWAS-17141795 - 3.1796CaptainJohn Murray (d.1805)BWAS-17143.1796 - 12.1796CaptainThomas Alexander (d.1843)BWAS-17148.1796 - 2.1798Acting CaptainCharles Adam (1780-1853)NBD184912.1796 - 1798CaptainJohn Turnor (d.1801)BWAS-171418.1.1798 - 12.1798CaptainWilliam Hills (d.1804)BWAS-171412.1798 - 8.1800CaptainVolant Vashon BallardBWAS-17148.1800 - 1801CaptainSir Adam Drummond (d.1849)BWAS-17145.1802 - 9.1802CaptainGeorge Mundy (1777-1861)BWAS-17149.1802 - 6.1804CaptainRobert Fanshawe (d.1804)BWAS-171417.10.1804 - 3.1806CaptainJohn Charles WoolcombeBWAS-17143.1806 - 10.9.1806CaptainKenneth MckenzieBWAS-1714

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
15.10.1802 - 19.2.1805First LieutenantDonald Campbell (1788-?)NBD1849

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
29.11.1786 - 16.9.1790MasterThomas BushellADM29-1

1 Petty Officer


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

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
5.12.1786 - 23.5.1790ServantAndrew King (1774-1835)NAO

Service History


DateEventSource
23.8.1766building at Sheerness Dockyard at a cost of £11101.14.11dBWAS-1714
11.8.1767fitting at Sheerness Dockyard 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 BWAS-1714
5.1777Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard 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 BWAS-1714
7.1785Completed great repair at Rotherhithe at a cost of £15255.0.0dBWAS-1714
11.1786Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard BWAS-1714
12.1786RecommissionedBWAS-1714
1.1787Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard 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 BWAS-1714
8.1793RecommissionedBWAS-1714
9.1793Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard at a cost of £7401.0.0dBWAS-1714
29.5.1794Carysfort vs Castor
29.5.1794Took the Fifth Rate Frigate Castor (32) Off Lands End
24.2.1796Sailed for the East IndiesBWAS-1714
19.8.1796Took the Unrated L'Alerte (16)
4.1801Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard BWAS-1714
6.1801Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard BWAS-1714
3.1804Sailed for JamaicaBWAS-1714
24.3.1806Took the Unrated Brig-Corvette Le Lutin (16) off Martinique
10.9.1806Paid offBWAS-1714


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
ADM29-1ADM 29/1 1802-1814 Admiralty: Warrant Officers. Entry Books of Certificates of Service Document
ref:616Who's Who in Nelson's NavyNicholas TracyBook
NAOThe National Archive - Trafalgar AncestorsVariousWeb Site
 

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