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Cuba

3761
Nominal Guns32BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Previously
Spanish Fifth Rate frigate 'Pomona' (1794) (34) 1794-1808
Spanish 34 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
Captured23.8.1806BWAS-1793
ShipyardFerrol - Spain 3DECKS
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Sold3.4.1817BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck142' 4"Imperial Feet43.284 
Length of Keel116' 2"Imperial Feet35.36 
Breadth37' 7"Imperial Feet11.303 
Depth in Hold11' 0"Imperial Feet3.3528 
Burthen872 7594Tons BM 

Armament


11.1806Broadside Weight = 258 Imperial Pound ( 117.003 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck26 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck6 British 24-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 24-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
11.1806254 BWAS-1793

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
28.11.1806 - 8.1807Captain
Frederick LangfordBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1800-1807
BWAS-1793

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
2.1807 - 9.1807Midshipman
Charles BruceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1805-1815
NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
28.8.1807Arrived at Portsmouth and laid upBWAS-1793
5.1811Began fitting as a Receiving Ship at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
6.1811Completed fitting as a Receiving Ship at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
3.4.1817Sold to William Thomas for £1,200BWAS-1793

 

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Posted by Mike Webb on Monday 17th of May 2021 14:53

This ship appears to have been on convoy duty in Jamaica, July 1807. It is named in a letter from John Coloquhoun Grant to Joseph Foster Barham II, 6 July 1807 (in Bodleian, MS. Clar. dep. c. 357). Described there as Cuba frigate of 38 guns.

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