Nominal Guns36BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Fifth Rate frigate 'La Concorde' (1777) (32)
ShipyardRochefort BWAS-1714
Ship ClassConcorde Class
Designed byHenri Chevillard (1737-1810)BWAS-1714
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeFrigate
Sailing RigShip Rigged


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck142' 11"Imperial Feet43.2822 
Length of Keel118' 10"Imperial Feet35.9664 
Breadth37' 6"Imperial Feet11.2994 
Depth in Hold11' 7"Imperial Feet3.5306 
Burthen888 8294Tons BM 


1783Broadside Weight = 174 Imperial Pound ( 78.909 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck26 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

1793Broadside Weight = 228 Imperial Pound ( 103.398 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck26 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 24-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 24-Pound Carronade

8 Commanding Officers

4.1793 - 1794CaptainThomas Wells (1759-1811)BWAS-17141794 - 8.1794CaptainRichard John Strachan (d.1828)BWAS-17148.1794 - 11.1796CaptainAnthony Hunt (d.1798)BWAS-171411.1796 - 6.1797CaptainRichard Bagot (d.1798)BWAS-17146.1797 - 8.1797CaptainBartholomew Roberts (d.1798)BWAS-17148.1797 - 1801CaptainRobert BartonBWAS-17141802 - 1804CaptainJohn WoodBWAS-17141.2.1806 - 9.1807CaptainJohn CramerBWAS-1714

6 Petty Officers

10.1783 - 1784MidshipmanHenry Blackwood (1770-1832)ref:6169.1795 - 1796MidshipmanRichard Booth BowdenNBD184927.1.1801 - 1801MidshipmanNicholas Atkin (1791-1852)NBD18496.1802 - 1802MidshipmanJames AndersonNBD184912.1805 - 12.1806MidshipmanAlexander KennedyNBD18491807 - 8.1807Master's MateEdward Hollingworth Delafosse (1788-?)NBD1849

2 Crewmen

1.6.1795 - 9.17951st Class VolunteerRichard Booth BowdenNBD18491798 - 18021st Class VolunteerRichard Glynn VallackNBD1849

Service History

9.1783Paid off at ChathamBWAS-1714
11.1790Began great repair at Frindsbury BWAS-1714
4.1793Completed great repair at Frindsbury at a cost of £18259.0.0dBWAS-1714
4.1793Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard BWAS-1714
5.1793Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard at a cost of £6660.0.0dBWAS-1714
23.4.1794Action of 1794-04-23
23.4.1794Took the Fifth Rate Frigate L'Engageante (32) in the Channel
20.4.1796Action of 1796-04-20
24.7.1797Took the Privateer Le Poisson Volant (4) off Finisterre
3.1.1798Took the Privateer Le Caye du Pont (16) off St Bartholomew
8.1.1798Took the Privateer La Proserpine (8) off Monserrat
11.2.1798Took the Privateer Le Hardi (8) off Barbuda
13.2.1798Took the Privateer Le Hazard (2) off Montserrat
1.4.1798Took the Privateer La Rosiere (2)
8.9.1798Took the Privateer Schooner Le Buonaparte (8)
8.9.1798Took the Privateer Schooner L'Amazone (10)
8.9.1798Took the Privateer Schooner Le Sauveur (4)
8.9.1798Took the Privateer Schooner La Fortune (2)
14.2.1799Took the Privateer La Prudente (18)
12.1800Took the Privateer San Josef (6)
1.12.1800Took the Privateer San Miguel el Volante (1)
27.1.1801Concorde vs Bravoure
7.11.1804Took the Privateer Corvette La Fortune (12) ref:692
7.1806Took the Privateer Le Vigilant (2) in the East Indies


BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ref:616Who's Who in Nelson's NavyNicholas TracyBook
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
ref:692Base de donnés sur les capitaines corsaires , les navires et les armateursJJ SaleinWeb Site

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