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Nominal Guns32BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Previously
Named13.5.1779BWAS-1714
Captured13.5.1779BWAS-1714
First Commissioned17.12.1779BWAS-1714
ShipyardIndret - Nantes NNF-1715
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeFrigateBWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Broken Up10.1797BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck129' 3"Imperial Feet39.3218 
Length of Keel107' 2 ⅞"Imperial Feet32.6358 
Breadth34' 9"Imperial Feet10.4204 
Depth in Hold10' 6 ½"Imperial Feet3.0607 
Burthen688 7794Tons BM 

Armament


12.1779Broadside Weight = 135 Imperial Pound ( 61.2225 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck26 British 9-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
12.1779220 BWAS-1714

16 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
17.12.1779 - 10.5.1781Captain
Samuel GravesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1762-1803
ADM 6/22/66
BWAS-1714
10.5.1781 - 13.8.1782Captain
Thomas LloydBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1766-1783
Transfered ADM 6/22/285
BWAS-1714
1.5.1782 - 18.1.1783Captain
George RobertsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1755-1786
ADM 6/22/461
BWAS-1714
15.1.1783 - 16.1.1783Captain
John HuttBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1773-1794
ADM 6/23/10
ADM 6/23
16.1.1783 - 18.1.1783Captain
Edward BowaterBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1775-1814
ADM 6/23/10
ADM 6/23
18.1.1783 - 20.1.1783Captain
John BuchananBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1752-1783
ADM 6/23/12
ADM 6/23
20.1.1783 - 21.1.1783Captain
John MaitlandBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1765-1783
ADM 6/23/12
ADM 6/23
21.1.1783 - 11.4.1783Captain
Sir James Mantle Barclay (7th Baronet of Pierston)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1770-1790
ADM 6/23/13
ADM 6/23
21.9.1790 - 22.11.1790Captain
William SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1780-1795
ADM 6/24/68
ADM 6/24
22.11.1790Captain
George HartBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1811
ADM 6/24/88
ADM 6/24
25.6.1793Captain
Israel PellewBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1779-1814
ADM 6/24/249
ADM 6/24
10.10.1793Captain
Scory BarkerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1777-1795
ADM 6/24/273
ADM 6/24
2.3.1794Captain
Charles HareBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1782-1790
ADM 6/25/17
ADM 6/25
4.8.1794Captain
William PierrepontBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1789-1812
ADM 6/25/70
ADM 6/25
28.8.1794Captain
Henry RobertsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1771-1794
ADM 6/25/81
ADM 6/25
21.10.1794Captain
Joshua MulockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1800
ADM 6/25/98
ADM 6/25

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRankNameSource
26.7.1797 - 30.9.1797Gunner
Charles FieldBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1780-1802
ADM 29-1

Service History


DateEventSource
13.5.1779RegisteredBWAS-1714
3.12.1779Began coppering and fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
16.3.1780Completed coppering and fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £8196.6.9dBWAS-1714
2.5.1780Sailed with a convoy to QuebecBWAS-1714
16.8.1780Took the Sloop
Jack (14) 1779-1780
American 14 Gun
Privateer Sloop
in the St Lawrence

2.9.1780Took the Schooner
Terrible (4) 1779-1780
American 4 Gun
Privateer Schooner

29.5.1781Sailed for NewfoundlandBWAS-1714
15.7.1781Took the Ship
Venus (16) 1781-1781
American 16 Gun
Privateer Ship

18.7.1781Took the Ship
Independence (16) 1781-1781
American 16 Gun
Privateer Ship

21.7.1781Took the Brigantine
Diana (10) 1780-1781
American 10 Gun
Privateer Brigantine

16.6.1782Sailed for NewfoundlandBWAS-1714
27.8.1782Took the Sloop
Tiger (2) 1782-1782
American 2 Gun
Privateer Sloop

2.1783Paid offBWAS-1714
3.1783SurveyedBWAS-1714
3.1783Began small repair at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
7.1783In ordinary?BWAS-1714
7.1783Completed small repair at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £5619.16.9dBWAS-1714
10.1797Sold at WoolwichBWAS-1714

 

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