Daedalus

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Nominal Guns38BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Fifth Rate frigate 'La Corona' (1810) (40)
Captured13.3.1811BWAS-1793
ShipyardVenice
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Wrecked2.7.1813BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck152' 9"Imperial Feet46.334 
Length of Keel126' 11 ¼"Imperial Feet38.4112 
Breadth40' 3"Imperial Feet12.2682 
Depth in Hold12' 0 ½"Imperial Feet3.6703 
Burthen1,093 8194Tons BM 

Armament


10.1812Broadside Weight = 534 Imperial Pound ( 242.169 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck28 British 24-Pounder
Quarterdeck14 British 24-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 24-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1810274 BWAS-1793

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
10.1812 - 2.7.1813Captain Murray MaxwellBWAS-1793

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
10.1812 - 2.7.1813Lieutenant William Woodley (1793-?)NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
8.1811Arrived at DeptfordBWAS-1793
3.1812Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
12.1812Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
29.1.1813Sailed for the East IndiesBWAS-1793
2.7.1813Wrecked off CeylonBWAS-1793

 

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