Dover

3965
Nominal Guns32BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyItalian Fifth Rate frigate 'Bellona' (1808) (32)
Captured11.3.1811BWAS-1793
ShipyardVenice BWAS-1793
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Sold21.1.1836BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck131' 6"Imperial Feet39.9337 
Length of Keel110' 4 ⅛"Imperial Feet33.5312 
Breadth34' 4"Imperial Feet10.3886 
Depth in Hold8' 11"Imperial Feet2.4638 
Burthen692Tons BM 

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
14.3.1811 - 4.1811LieutenantDonat Henry O'Brien (1785-?)NBD1849

4 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
23.6.1812 - 1813LieutenantGeorge Bignell (1786-?)NBD184920.1.1816 - 11.4.1816First LieutenantEdward Hollingworth Delafosse (1788-?)NBD18492.10.1819 - 30.11.1821Flag LieutenantJohn Leigh BeckfordNBD184920.10.1819 - 24.9.1823LieutenantJoseph Cammelleri (1794-1860)NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
9.1811Arrived at DeptfordBWAS-1793
3.1812Refitted as a 18 gun Unrated Troop Ship
3.1812Began fitting as a Troopship at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
7.1812Completed fitting as a Troopship at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
9.1819Began fitting as a Guardship at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
11.1819Completed fitting as a Guardship at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
10.1824Began fitting as a Receiving Ship at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
2.1825Completed fitting as a Receiving Ship at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
6.1831Began fitting as a Lazarette at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
7.1831Completed fitting as a Lazarette at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
21.1.1836Sold at Deptford for £1,000BWAS-1793


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
 

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