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Cleopatra

3619
Nominal Guns32BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered13.5.1778BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down6.7.1778BWAS-1714
Launched26.11.1779BWAS-1714
First Commissioned27.10.1779BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardBristol - England BWAS-1714
Ship ClassAmazon Class (1770)BWAS-1714
Designed by
John WilliamsBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1762-1765
BWAS-1714
Constructor
James Martin HillhouseBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
BWAS-1714
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeFrigateBWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Broken Up21.9.1814BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck126' 5"Imperial Feet38.4097 
Length of Keel104' 6 ¼"Imperial Feet31.7056 
Breadth35' 2 ½"Imperial Feet10.6807 
Depth in Hold12' 1 ¾"Imperial Feet3.6767 
Draught Forward8' 10"Imperial Feet2.4384 
Draught Aft13' 6 ½"Imperial Feet3.9751 
Burthen689 1794Tons BM 

Armament


26.11.1779Broadside Weight = 228 Imperial Pound ( 103.398 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck26 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 18-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck4 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 18-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1770220Design Complement

16 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
27.10.1779 - 4.12.1782Captain
The Hon. George MurrayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1756-1796
: on board from 3.11.1779 Transfered ADM 6/22/41
BWAS-1714
4.12.1782 - 15.4.1783Captain
Henry HarveyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1751-1805
ADM 6/23/550
BWAS-1714
22.11.1790Captain
Thomas HamiltonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1814
ADM 6/24/88
ADM 6/24
21.1.1793 - 6.1795Captain
Alexander John BallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1809
ADM 6/24/196
BWAS-1714
6.1795 - 1796Captain
Charles Vinicombe PenroseBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1772-1817
BWAS-1714
1796 - 9.1797Captain
Charles RowleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1789-1825
BWAS-1714
7.1797 - 12.1801Captain
Israel PellewBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1779-1814
BWAS-1714
7.1804 - 8.1804Captain
Charles Fullerton ElphinstoneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1807
BWAS-1714
8.1804 - 17.2.1805Captain
Sir Robert Lawrie (6th Baronet of Maxwelton)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1846
BWAS-1714
7.1805 - 9.1806Captain
John WrightBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1765-1806
BWAS-1714
22.9.1806 - 8.1808Captain
Robert SimpsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1798-1808
BWAS-1714
8.1808 - 10.1810Captain
Samuel John PechellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1803-1814
BWAS-1714
10.1810 - 11.1811Captain
Charles John AustenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1791-1852
NBD1849
7.1811 - 12.1812Captain
Samuel John PechellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1803-1814
BWAS-1714
12.1812 - 1814Captain
Charles GillBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1797-1815
BWAS-1714
1814 - 19.7.1814Captain
William M'CullochBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1807-1825
BWAS-1714

5 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
22.11.1790 - 1790First Lieutenant
John HudsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1810
ADM 6/24/92
ADM 6/24
22.11.1790 - 1790Second Lieutenant
Henry AllenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790
ADM 6/24/92
ADM 6/24
19.6.1798 - 15.10.1799Lieutenant
George Vandepot CrosbeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1781-1815
ADM 6/24
8.5.1804 - 17.2.1805Lieutenant
James CrookeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1796-1814
NBD1849
1805 - 16.2.1805First Lieutenant
William BalfourBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1795-1840
NBD1849

3 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
15.10.1779 - 29.12.1782Midshipman
Henry William BayntunBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1775-1837
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11.8.1804 - 17.2.1805Midshipman
Henry BakerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1803-1814
NBD1849
10.1804 - 17.2.1805Midshipman
Provo William Parry WallisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1795-1877
NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
26.11.1779building at Bristol - England at a cost of £9202.0.0dBWAS-1714
1780Began coppering and fitting at Bristol - England BWAS-1714
15.6.1780Took the Frigate
Le Stanislas (26) 1779-1780
French 26 Gun
Privateer Frigate
, off Ostend
E-WIKI
3.7.1780Completed coppering and fitting at Bristol - England at a cost of £5563.1.5dBWAS-1714
11.11.1780Took the Privateer
La Comtesse de Provence (18) 1778-1780
French 18 Gun
Privateer
, in the North Sea
BWAS-1714
5.8.1781Battle of Dogger Bank
15.4.1783

Paid off

BWAS-1714
8.1783Began fitting for ordinary at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1714
9.1783Completed fitting for ordinary at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1714
4.1790Began great repair at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1714
6.1791Completed great repair at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness at a cost of £8843.0.0dBWAS-1714
3.1793fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness at a cost of £6350.0.0dBWAS-1714
24.3.1793Took the Privateer
Les Trois Amis (4) 1793-1793
French 4 Gun
Privateer
, in the North Sea
BWAS-1714
18.5.1794Sailed for Nova ScotiaBWAS-1714
3.3.1796Took the Privateer
L'Aurore 1796-1796
French Privateer
on the Halifax Station

22.4.1796Took the Privateer
L'Aurore (10) 1796-1796
French 10 Gun
Privateer
on the American coast

16.12.1796Took the Brig
L'Hirondelle (12) 1796-1796
French 12 Gun
Privateer Brig
in Latitude 48 deg. 42 min. N . Longitude 20 deg. 31 min. W.
BG
26.3.1798Took the Privateer
L'Emilie (16) 1798-1798
French 16 Gun
Privateer
in the Channel

8.1798Sailed for HalifaxBWAS-1714
12.1801Returned homeBWAS-1714
7.1802Began middling repair at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
7.1804RecommissionedBWAS-1714
8.1804Completed middling repair at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
17.2.1805Taken by
La Ville de Milan (40) 1803-1805
French 40 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, off Bermuda
BWAS-1793
23.2.1805Retaken by
Leander (52) 1799-1817
British 52 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
1813 Renamed "Hygeia"
BWAS-1714
7.1805RecommissionedBWAS-1714
21.1.1809Capture of the Topaze
22.1.1809Took the Frigate
La Topaze (40) 1805-1809
French 40 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
in the Atlantic

28.1.1809Capture of Martinique
2.1809Capture of MartiniqueBWAS-1714
11.12.1811Sailed for North AmericaBWAS-1714
19.7.1814

Paid off

BWAS-1714
21.9.1814Break up completed at DeptfordBWAS-1714

 

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