Nominal Guns32BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Fifth Rate frigate 'L'Engageante' (1766) (32)
ShipyardToulon - Provence NNF-1715
Designed by Jean-François EtienneNNF-1715
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Broken Up5.1811BWAS-1793


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck139' 7 ½"Imperial Feet42.3799 
Length of Keel118' 6 ½"Imperial Feet35.9791 
Breadth38' 9"Imperial Feet11.611 
Depth in Hold12' 3"Imperial Feet3.6957 
Burthen930 7794Tons BM 


7.1794Broadside Weight = 16 Imperial Pound ( 7.256 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck8 British 4-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
7.179470 BWAS-1793

4 Ship Commanders

2.1795 - 1796Lieutenant William Fry (d.1801)BWAS-17931796 - 1.1797Lieutenant Henry Harding Parker (d.1797)BWAS-17931798 - 1801Lieutenant William Fry (d.1801)BWAS-17931801Lieutenant Barrington Mansfield (1762-1801)BWAS-1793

1 Crewman

1.9.1807 - 30.4.1811Landman William RawlinsADM 29/8

Service History

24.7.1794Refitted as a 8 gun Unrated Hospital Ship
2.1795Hospital ship at Cork until 1801BWAS-1793
5.1811Broken up at PlymouthBWAS-1793


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