Eden

4051
Nominal Guns20BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered18.1.1813BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down3.1813BWAS-1793
Launched19.5.1814BWAS-1793
First Commissioned21.3.1818BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardChester - Cheshire BWAS-1793
Ship ClassConway ClassBWAS-1793
Designed byWilliam Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
ConstructorWilliam CourtneyBWAS-1793
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypePost Ship BWAS-1793
Broken Up5.1833BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck108' 6"Imperial Feet32.9375 
Length of Gundeck108' 0"Imperial Feet32.9184 
Length of Keel90' 1 ¼"Imperial Feet27.4384 
Length of Keel89' 9 ⅝"Imperial Feet27.1431 
Breadth30' 8"Imperial Feet9.3472 
Breadth30' 6"Imperial Feet9.2964 
Depth in Hold9' 0"Imperial Feet2.7432 
Draught Forward10' 3"Imperial Feet3.1242 
Draught Aft11' 1"Imperial Feet3.3782 
Burthen444 3394Tons BM 
Burthen450 6994Tons BM 

Armament


19.5.1814Broadside Weight = 342 Imperial Pound ( 155.097 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck18 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck6 British 12-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 12-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

1818Broadside Weight = 330 Imperial Pound ( 149.655 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck18 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck6 British 12-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1813155Design Complement

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
21.3.1818 - 8.1821CaptainFrancis Erskine Loch (1788-1868)W0258.1822 - 1826CaptainJohn LawrenceBWAS-17932.2.1827 - 1831CaptainWilliam Fitzwilliam Owen (1774-1857)NBD1849

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1826 - 1831UnknownHenry Kellett (1806-1875)NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
5.6.1814Began fitting for ordinary at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
20.6.1814Completed fitting for ordinary at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
2.1817Refitted as a 28 gun Sixth Rate Frigate
1818Refitted as a 26 gun Sixth Rate Frigate
2.1818Began fitting for sea at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
3.1818Commissioned for the East IndiesBWAS-1793
30.5.1818Completed fitting for sea at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
2.12.1819Operations at Ras-al-Khaimah
10.1820making good defects at Bombay Dockyard - Bombay BWAS-1793
8.1821Began small repair at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
8.1822Commissioned for the West IndiesBWAS-1793
11.1822Completed small repair at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
9.1826Began fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
2.1827Commissioned for the Africa StationBWAS-1793
7.1827Completed fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
1830Sailed for South AmericaBWAS-1793
5.1833Broken up at PortsmouthBWAS-1793


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
W025William Loney RN - BackgroundP DavisWeb Site
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
 

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