Nominal Guns40BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Fifth Rate frigate 'L'Egyptienne' (1799) (50)
ShipyardToulon - Provence BWAS-1793
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Sold for Break Up30.4.1817BWAS-1793


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck169' 8"Imperial Feet51.5141 
Length of Keel141' 4 ¾"Imperial Feet42.9959 
Breadth43' 8"Imperial Feet13.1741 
Depth in Hold15' 1"Imperial Feet4.5771 
Burthen1,434 494Tons BM 


4.1803Broadside Weight = 610 Imperial Pound ( 276.635 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck28 British 24-Pounder
Quarterdeck12 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck2 British 9-Pounder
Forecastle4 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder

4 Ship Commanders

1.1802 - 2.1802Captain Thomas StephensonBWAS-17934.1803 - 8.1805Captain Charles Elphinstone Fleeming (1774-1840)BWAS-17938.1805 - 12.1805Captain Charles Fullerton Elphinstone (1784-1807)BWAS-179312.1805 - 5.5.1807Captain Charles Paget (1778-1839)BWAS-1793

3 Commissioned Officers

28.5.1805 - 20.3.1807Lieutenant Robert Yule (d.1849)NBD18498.3.1806 - 1806Lieutenant Richard Israel Alleyn (1782-1866)NBD18496.5.1806 - 23.4.1807First Lieutenant William BlackNBD1849

1 Petty Officer

2.1807 - 1807Midshipman William Silvester Addington (1783-1863)NBD1849

1 Crewman

8.1805 - 4.18061st Class Volunteer Edwin Ludlow RichNBD1849

Service History

13.2.1802Arrived at WoolwichBWAS-1793
10.1802Began fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
12.1802Completed fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £12625.0.0dBWAS-1793
27.7.1803Took the Sloop L'Epervier (18) in the West Indies
1806fitting as a Receiving Ship at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
8.3.1806Took the Corvette L'Alcide (22) cut out by boats from Muros
2.10.1806Took the Brig-Corvette L'Acteon (16) off Rochefort
24.12.1806Took the Frigate La Libre (40) off Rochefort
5.5.1807Paid off into OrdinaryBWAS-1793
30.8.1808Took the Brig La Chiffonette (14) ref:692
1812In Ordinary at PlymouthBWAS-1793
30.4.1817Sold to John Small Sedger at Plymouth for £2,810BWAS-1793


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