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Endymion

4106
Nominal Guns44BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered30.4.1795BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down11.1795BWAS-1793
Named14.11.1795BWAS-1793
Launched29.3.1797BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardRotherhithe - London - Surrey BWAS-1793
Ship ClassEndymion Class (1795)BWAS-1793
Constructor
John RandallBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1755-1802
BWAS-1793
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigateBWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Broken Up18.8.1868BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck159' 3 ⅜"Imperial Feet48.4727 
Length of Keel132' 3"Imperial Feet40.236 
Breadth42' 7 ⅜"Imperial Feet12.8111 
Depth in Hold12' 4"Imperial Feet3.7084 
Burthen1,277 4594Tons BM 

Armament


4.1797Broadside Weight = 609 Imperial Pound ( 276.1815 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck26 British 24-Pounder
Quarterdeck14 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle4 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
4.1797340 BWAS-1793

10 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
4.1797 - 1.1800Captain
Sir Thomas WilliamsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1779-1830
BWAS-1793
1.1800 - 5.1802Captain
Philip Charles Calderwood Henderson DurhamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1782-1814
BWAS-1793
5.1802 - 4.1803Captain
John LarmourBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1784-1807
BWAS-1793
4.1803 - 4.1805Captain
Charles PagetBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1796-1839
BWAS-1793
4.1805 - 1806Captain
Edward Durnford KingBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1841
BWAS-1793
1806 - 1810Captain
Thomas Bladen CapelBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1792-1847
BWAS-1793
1810 - 9.3.1812Captain
Sir William BoltonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1795-1815
BWAS-1793
5.1813 - 1815Captain
Henry HopeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1804-1815
BWAS-1793
30.10.1840 - 1843Captain
Frederick William GreyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1824-1865
BWAS-1793
8.12.1845 - 23.1.1847Captain
George Robert LambertBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1805-1866
NBD1849

5 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
16.2.1799 - 1799Lieutenant
Charles John AustenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1791-1852
NBD1849
6.3.1801 - 1802Lieutenant
George Miller BlighBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1816
E-WIKI
4.1803 - 1803Lieutenant
Charles John AustenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1791-1852
NBD1849
5.2.1806 - 2.1807Lieutenant
John BinghamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1798-1839
NBD1849
18.2.1815 - 9.1815Lieutenant
Alexander BoyterBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1806-1848
NBD1849

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRankNameSource
21.4.1797 - 1.5.1802Master
David DonaldsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1795-1802
ADM 29-1

8 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
4.1797 - 13.12.1797Midshipman
Charles John AustenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1791-1852
NBD1849
27.1.1799 - 1799Midshipman
William Silvester AddingtonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1799-1830
NBD1849
1800 - 4.1802Midshipman
Colin CampbellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1799-1846
NBD1849
1.1800 - 1.1803Midshipman
Edward Henry A'CourtBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1796-1835
NBD1849
2.4.1802 - 1803Midshipman
James John Gordon BremerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1849
NBD1849
2.1807 - 1807Midshipman
Prosper AmbroseBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1796-1812
NBD1849
14.2.1807 - 1809Midshipman
Henry William BruceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1805-1863
NBD1849
1814 - 18.2.1815Master's Mate
Alexander BoyterBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1806-1848
NBD1849

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
27.2.1801 - 19.4.1802Able Seaman
William ThomasBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1793-1822
ADM 29/8

Service History


DateEventSource
11.1795Began building at Rotherhithe - London - Surrey BWAS-1793
29.3.1797Completed building at Rotherhithe - London - Surrey at a cost of £18012.0.0dBWAS-1793
29.3.1797Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
12.6.1797Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £11652.0.0dBWAS-1793
30.4.1798Took the Privateer
La Revanche (12) 1798-1798
French 12 Gun
Privateer
on the Irish Station
BG
5.1798Took the Lugger
Le Brutus (6) 1798-1798
French 6 Gun
Privateer Lugger
on the Irish Station
BG
5.1798Took the Packet
San Antonio (16) 1798-1798
Spanish 16 Gun
Unrated Packet
on the Irish Station
BG
10.5.1798Took the Corvette
Les Huit Amis (18) 1798-1798
French 18 Gun
Privateer Corvette
on the Irish Station
BG
9.1798Took the Privateer
La Sophie (20) 1798-1798
French 20 Gun
Privateer
on the Irish Station before the 05/09/1798 date of the letter of London Gazette
BG
1.1799Took the Privateer
Casualidad (6) 1799-1799
Spanish 6 Gun
Privateer
on the Irish Station
TNC
1.1799Took the Schooner
Prudentia (1) 1799-1799
Spanish 1 Gun
Privateer Schooner
on the Irish Station
TNC
5.1800Took the Privateer
Le Scipio (18) 1800-1800
French 18 Gun
Privateer

5.1800Took the Privateer
San Josef (4) 1800-1800
Spanish 4 Gun
Privateer

5.1800Took the Privateer
Intrepedo (2) 1800-1800
Spanish 2 Gun
Privateer

13.4.1801Took the Privateer
La Furie (14) 1801-1801
French 14 Gun
Privateer

18.6.1803Took the Brig
La Colombe (16) 1795-1803
French 16 Gun
Unrated Brig
off Ushant

25.6.1803Capture of the Bacchante
25.6.1803Took the Corvette
La Bacchante (18) 1795-1803
French 18 Gun
Unrated Corvette
near the Azores

16.7.1803Took the Corvette
L'Adour (20) 1803-1803
French 20 Gun
Unrated Corvette
in the Atlantic
BG
16.8.1803Took the Privateer
Le General Moreau (16) 1803-1803
French 16 Gun
Privateer

12.1803Began making good defects at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
5.1804Completed making good defects at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £9619.0.0dBWAS-1793
19.2.1807Forcing the Dardanelles
1.3.1807Passage of the Dardanelles
5.1808Began small repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
10.1808Completed small repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £13834.0.0dBWAS-1793
1.1809Evacuation at Corunna
21.3.1809Sailed with a convoy to Cape St VincentBWAS-1793
11.11.1810Took the Privateer
Le Milan (14) 1809-1810
French 14 Gun
Privateer

9.3.1812Paid off at PlymouthBWAS-1793
5.1812Began middling repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
5.1813Recommissioned for North AmericaBWAS-1793
7.1813Completed middling repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £35809.0.0dBWAS-1793
18.1.1814Took the Schooner
Meteor (3) 1814-1814
American 3 Gun
Privateer Schooner

7.3.1814Took the Schooner
Mars (15) 1814-1814
American 15 Gun
Privateer Schooner

15.8.1814Took the Schooner
Herald (18) 1814-1814
American 18 Gun
Privateer Schooner

16.8.1814Took the Privateer
Invincible (16) 1814-1814
American 16 Gun
Privateer
ref:720
1815In Ordinary at PlymouthBWAS-1793
15.1.1815Capture of the President
15.1.1815Took the Frigate
President (44) 1800-1815
American 44 Gun
5th Rate Frigate

2.1817Refitted as a 50 gun Fourth Rate Frigate
1.1820Began middling repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
2.1822Completed middling repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £31090.0.0dBWAS-1793
1833In the MediterraneanBWAS-1793
6.1833Began fitting for sea at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
9.1833Completed fitting for sea at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
1834In the MediterraneanBWAS-1793
1.1834Began fitting as a Flagship at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
2.1834Completed fitting as a Flagship at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
5.1837Began fitting for sea at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
2.1839Refitted as a 44 gun Fifth Rate Frigate
1840Deployed to the East Indies and ChinaBWAS-1793
2.1841Completed fitting for sea at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £15271.0.0dBWAS-1793
7.1842Yangtzee operationsBWAS-1793
9.1845Began fitting for sea at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
12.1845Completed fitting for sea at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £6261.0.0dBWAS-1793
1.1848Placed in ordinary at PlymouthBWAS-1793
1859Receiving ship at DevonportBWAS-1793
6.3.1868Ordered to be broken upBWAS-1793
18.8.1868Breaking up completed at PlymouthBWAS-1793

 

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