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Nominal Guns38BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered16.11.1812BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down12.1812BWAS-1793
Launched17.4.1813BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardBlackwall - London BWAS-1793
Ship ClassLeda ClassBWAS-1793
Designed bySir John Henslow (1730-1815)BWAS-1793
Constructor Richard WellsBWAS-1793
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Sold2.1816BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck150' 1 ½"Imperial Feet45.7327 
Length of Keel125' 4 ⅞"Imperial Feet38.1222 
Breadth39' 11"Imperial Feet11.89 
Depth in Hold12' 9"Imperial Feet3.7719 
Burthen1,062 7994Tons BM 

Armament


17.4.1813Broadside Weight = 425 Imperial Pound ( 192.7375 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck28 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck6 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck8 British 9-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1794284Design Complement

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
28.1.1816 - 21.2.1816Captain Frederick Whitworth William Aylmer (1777-1858) ADM 196/3/3ADM 196

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
8.1813 - 4.1816Midshipman George William RabettNBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
4.3.1814Took the Brig Bunker Hill (14)
14.12.1814Battle of Lake Borgne

 

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