Nominal Guns38BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Fifth Rate frigate 'La Clorinde' (1800) (44)
ShipyardBasse-Indre - Nantes NNF-1800
Ship ClassUranie ClassNNF-1800
Designed by Jean-François Gauthier (1733-1800)NNF-1800
Constructor Pierre Degay (1758-1819)NNF-1800
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck158' 6"Imperial Feet48.1584 
Length of Keel133' 2"Imperial Feet40.5384 
Breadth40' 10"Imperial Feet12.192 
Depth in Hold12' 2"Imperial Feet3.6576 
Burthen1,081 5494Tons BM 


5.1804Broadside Weight = 552 Imperial Pound ( 250.332 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck28 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck16 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 12-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
5.1804330 BWAS-1793

5 Commanding Officers

14.4.1804 - 5.6.1804Acting CaptainThe Hon. William Cathcart (1782-1804)B1251.5.1804 - 8.1805Captain Robert O'Brien (d.1838)BWAS-179328.6.1804 - 21.8.1804Lieutenant George Pringle (1778-1834)B1457.11.1808 - 9.1814Captain Thomas Briggs (1780-1852)BWAS-179323.9.1814 - 1815Captain Samuel George PechellBWAS-1793

8 Commissioned Officers

16.4.1804 - 28.6.1804First Lieutenant George Pringle (1778-1834)B1256.6.1804 - 17.5.1805Lieutenant Alexander BrodieNBD18491808 - 24.8.1810Lieutenant William Edward Hughes Allen (1787-1856)NBD184919.9.1810 - 10.1814Lieutenant Nicholas Atkin (1791-1852)NBD184931.3.1814 - 3.1816First Lieutenant Richard BastardNBD184910.9.1814 - 1815Lieutenant George Frederick Ryves (d.1858)NL181416.9.1814 - 1815Lieutenant William MorrisNL181421.10.1814 - 1815Lieutenant George HolbechNL1814

1 Warrant Officer

28.10.1814 - 1815Master F. W. SadlerNL1814

3 Petty Officers

12.1803 - 9.1804Master's Mate Mark Anthony (d.1867)NBD18491804 - 6.1804Midshipman Dunbar Pringle (d.1804)B14512.1808 - 1811Midshipman John RadcliffNBD1849

1 Crewman

1.1.1809 - 7.1809Supernumerary William CrookeNBD1849

Service History

23.7.1804Arrived at PlymouthBWAS-1793
11.1807Began small repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
12.1808Completed small repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
17.2.1809Sailed for the East IndiesBWAS-1793
28.1.1810Took the Brig L'Henri (16) in the East Indies
29.11.1810Capture of Mauritius
6.3.1817Sold to Mr Freake for £2,500BWAS-1793


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