Concorde

3659
Nominal Guns36BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Fifth Rate frigate 'La Concorde' (1777) (32)
Captured15.2.1783BWAS-1714
ShipyardRochefort - Aunis BWAS-1714
Ship ClassConcorde ClassBWAS-1714
Designed byHenri Chevillard (1737-1810)BWAS-1714
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Sold21.1.1811BWAS-1714

Dimensions


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 

Armament


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

12 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1.3.1783 - 7.5.1783CaptainJohn Wells ADM 6/23/106
Commission confirmed 7.8.1783
ADM 6/23
7.5.1783 - 6.9.1783CaptainAugustus Montgomery (d.1797) ADM 6/23/138
Issued by Hugh Pigot (1722-1792), Barbados - Windward Islands - Barbados & the Leeward Islands
Commission confirmed 12.9.1783
ADM 6/23
21.9.1790 - 22.11.1790CaptainThomas Foley (1755-1833) ADM 6/24/68ADM 6/2422.11.1790CaptainJohn Maude (d.1796) ADM 6/24/88ADM 6/2411.4.1793 - 13.3.1794CaptainThomas Wells (1759-1811) ADM 6/24/228BWAS-171413.3.1794 - 12.7.1794CaptainSir Richard John Strachan (6th Baronet of Thornton, Kincardine) (1760-1828) ADM 6/25/19BWAS-171412.7.1794 - 11.1796CaptainAnthony Hunt (d.1798) ADM 6/25/61BWAS-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 - 8.9.1807CaptainJohn Cramer (d.c.1850)BWAS-1714

6 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
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


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

Service History


DateEventSource
9.1783Paid off at ChathamBWAS-1714
11.1790Began great repair at Frindsbury - Kent BWAS-1714
4.1793RecommissionedBWAS-1714
4.1793Completed great repair at Frindsbury - Kent at a cost of £18259.0.0dBWAS-1714
4.1793Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
5.1793Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £6660.0.0dBWAS-1714
23.4.1794Action of 1794-04-23
23.4.1794Took the 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 Schooner Le Buonaparte (8)
8.9.1798Took the Schooner L'Amazone (10)
8.9.1798Took the Schooner Le Sauveur (4)
8.9.1798Took the 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 Corvette La Fortune (12) ref:692
7.1806Took the Privateer Le Vigilant (2) in the East Indies


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/23ADM 6/23 Commission and Warrant Book 1783-1789 Aug.  Archive
ADM 6/24ADM 6/24 Commission and Warrant Book 1789 Sep.-1793  Archive
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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