Dolphin

3942
Nominal Guns24BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyDutch Sixth Rate frigate 'Dolfijn' (1780) (24)
Captured15.9.1799BWAS-1793
First Commissioned11.1799
ShipyardAmsterdam M01
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypePost Ship
Broken Up1803BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentM01
Length of Gundeck125' 7"Amsterdam Feet35.3947 (116′ 1″ Imperial)
Breadth34' 0"Amsterdam Feet9.6254 (31′ 6″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold13' 2"Amsterdam Feet3.6975 (12′ 1″ Imperial)

Service History


DateEventSource
1800Converted to a troopshipBWAS-1793
1800Refitted as a Unrated Transport
1802Converted to a storeshipBWAS-1793
1802Refitted as a Unrated Storeship


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
M01Dutch Navy Vessels 1700-1799 (Manuscript)Ron von MannenDocument
 

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