Duncan -> 1807 Dover

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Nominal Guns38BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyBritish Merchant ship 'Carron' (1792) (38)
Purchased1805BWAS-1793
ShipyardBombay - Maharashtra BWAS-1793
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Wrecked2.5.1811BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck130' 0"Imperial Feet39.624 
Breadth35' 0"Imperial Feet10.668 
Burthenc990Tons BM 

9 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1805LieutenantClement SneydBWAS-17931805 - 1806LieutenantCharles Sibthorp John HawtayneBWAS-17931806 - 1807CaptainGeorge StuartBWAS-179327.3.1807 - 12.10.1807CaptainEdward TuckerBWAS-179312.10.1807 - 28.12.1807CommanderHenry HartBWAS-179328.12.1807 - 1808CommanderWilliam WellsBWAS-17931808 - 1809CaptainAnthony MaitlandBWAS-17931809 - 5.1811CaptainEdward TuckerBWAS-17935.1811 - 2.5.1811LieutenantCharles JeffreysBWAS-1793

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
23.9.1807 - 31.3.1811GunnerWilliam ShepherdNAO

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1805 - 1806MidshipmanJohn Harrison Bowker (d.1848)NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
1805Purchased in the East Indies from Bruce Fawcett & Co.BWAS-1793
24.3.1807RegisteredBWAS-1793
24.3.1807Renamed DoverBWAS-1793
6.2.1810Took the Ship Rembang (18)
6.2.1810Took the Unrated Hoop (10)
9.2.1810Capture of Abmoyna
2.5.1811Wrecked in a gale at Fort St. George, Madras losing two men drownedBWAS-1793


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
NAOThe National Archive - Trafalgar AncestorsVariousWeb Site
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
 

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