Chichester

3599
Nominal Guns44BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered13.5.1782BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down8.1782BWAS-1714
Launched10.3.1785BWAS-1714
First Commissioned10.1787BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardWest Itchenor - Chichester BWAS-1714
Ship ClassAdventure ClassBWAS-1714
Designed byEdward Hunt (d.bef.1740)BWAS-1714
ConstructorCaleb Crookenden (d.1801)BWAS-1714
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Broken Up6.1815BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck140' 0"Imperial Feet42.672 
Length of Keel115' 0 ¼"Imperial Feet35.0584 
Breadth38' 4 ¾"Imperial Feet11.6015 
Depth in Hold16' 10"Imperial Feet4.8768 
Burthen901 9094Tons BM 

Armament


10.3.1785Broadside Weight = 285 Imperial Pound ( 129.2475 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck20 British 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck22 British 9-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

10.1793Broadside Weight = 96 Imperial Pound ( 43.536 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck20 British 9-Pounder
Quarterdeck2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1769280Design Complement

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
6.11.1793 - 22.4.1794MasterJohn GregoryADM29-1

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
7.1802 - 9.1802MidshipmanChristopher BellNBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
31.7.1794Took the Brig-Corvette Le Serin (6) off San Domingo


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM29-1ADM 29/1 1802-1814 Admiralty: Warrant Officers. Entry Books of Certificates of Service Document
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
 

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