Magnanime

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Nominal Guns64BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered16.10.1775BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down23.8.1777BWAS-1793
Launched14.10.1780BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard BWAS-1793
Ship ClassIntrepid Class
Designed byJohn Williams (1700-?)BWAS-1793
ConstructorAdam Hayes (d.1785)BWAS-1793
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Razeed8.1794BWAS-1793
BecomesBritish Fifth Rate frigate 'Magnanime' (1794) (44)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck159' 6"Imperial Feet48.4658 
Length of Keel131' 6"Imperial Feet39.9337 
Breadth44' 4"Imperial Feet13.4366 
Depth in Hold19' 0"Imperial Feet5.7912 
Draught Forward11' 5"Imperial Feet3.4798 
Draught Aft16' 5"Imperial Feet4.898 
Burthen1,370Tons BM 

Armament


1780Broadside Weight = 600 Imperial Pound ( 272.1 kg)BWAS-1793
Lower Gun Deck26 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck10 British 9-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder

2.1795Broadside Weight = 312 Imperial Pound ( 141.492 kg)BWAS-1793
Lower Gun Deck26 British 24-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1780500EstablishmentBWAS-1793

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
10.1780 - 6.1784CaptainCharles Wolseley (1741-1808)BWAS-17147.7.1783 - 9.6.1784CaptainThomas Mackenzie (1753-1813)BWAS-1714

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
11.1780 - 1781MidshipmanHenry Curzon (1765-1846)NBD1849

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
28.9.1797 - 1797Able SeamanNicholas Atkin (1791-1852)NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
26.10.1780Began Completed at Deptford Dockyard BWAS-1714
11.1780Began coppering and fitting at Deptford Dockyard BWAS-1714
29.12.1780Completed Completed at Deptford Dockyard at a cost of £34298.2.0dBWAS-1714
29.12.1780Completed coppering and fitting at Deptford Dockyard at a cost of £2074.12.6dBWAS-1714
13.3.1781Sailed for GibraltarBWAS-1793
12.4.1781Arrived at Gibraltar
26.6.1781Sailed for the West IndiesBWAS-1793
12.4.1782Battle of Providien
6.7.17822nd Battle of Negapatam
3.9.1782Battle of Trincomalee
20.6.17832nd Battle of Cuddalore
6.1784Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard BWAS-1714
9.6.1784

Paid off and fitted for ordinary

BWAS-1793
7.1784Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard BWAS-1714
7.1785Began very small repair at Plymouth Dockyard BWAS-1714
1.1786Completed very small repair at Plymouth Dockyard at a cost of £9376.7.11dBWAS-1714
6.1794Began cut down at Plymouth Dockyard BWAS-1714
11.1794Refitted as a 38 gun Fifth Rate Frigate
2.1795Completed cut down at Plymouth Dockyard at a cost of £17066.0.0dBWAS-1714


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
 

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