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Dartmouth

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Nominal Guns36BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered17.3.1803BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down7.1804BWAS-1793
Launched28.8.1813BWAS-1793
First Commissioned5.1824BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardDartmouth - Devon BWAS-1793
Ship ClassApollo Class (1798)BWAS-1793
Designed by
William RuleBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1778-1813
BWAS-1793
Constructor
CookBritish
Ship Builder
BWAS-1793
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigateBWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Broken Up2.11.1854BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck145' 0 ½"Imperial Feet44.2087 
Length of Keel121' 9 ⅛"Imperial Feet36.884 
Breadth38' 4"Imperial Feet11.5824 
Depth in Hold13' 3"Imperial Feet3.9624 
Draught Forward10' 8"Imperial Feet3.048 
Draught Aft13' 11"Imperial Feet3.9624 
Burthen951 6694Tons BM 

Armament


28.8.1813Broadside Weight = 476 Imperial Pound ( 215.866 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck26 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck10 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck2 British 9-Pounder
Forecastle4 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1798264Design Complement

3 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
5.1824 - 9.2.1825Captain
James Ashley MaudeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1805-1828
BWAS-1793
9.2.1825 - 1826Captain
Henry DundasBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1825-1826
BWAS-1793
2.1827 - 3.1830Captain
Thomas FellowesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1807-1847
BWAS-1793

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1827 - 20.10.1827Lieutenant
G. W. H FitzroyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1827
NBD1849
21.10.1827 - 3.1830Lieutenant
John BurroughBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1818-1834
NBD1849

2 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1825 - 4.12.1826Master
Samuel StrongBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1821-1830
ref:1871
1.10.1827 - 12.1828Master
Alexander HornBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1814-1828
ref:1871

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
20.10.1827 - 1827Midshipman
Thomas BailieBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1827-1870
NBD1849

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
5.5.1827 - 1828Unknown
Thomas BaillieBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1827-1846
NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
17.3.1803Ordered from Benjamin Tanner at DartmouthBWAS-1793
7.1804Contract transfered to Mr. Cook after Tanner's firm failedBWAS-1793
2.6.1809Re-orderedBWAS-1793
11.9.1813Began fitting for ordinary at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
20.9.1813Completed fitting for ordinary at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £6508.0.0dBWAS-1793
9.1816Began middling repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
9.1819Completed middling repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £25338.0.0dBWAS-1793
7.1824Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
3.9.1824Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £7872.0.0dBWAS-1793
2.1827Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
5.1827Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
20.10.1827Battle of Navarino
6.1831Began fitting as a Lazarette at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
7.1831Completed fitting as a Lazarette at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
1834At LeithBWAS-1793
2.11.1854Break up completed at DeptfordBWAS-1793

 

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