Euphrates

4148
Nominal Guns36BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered12.10.1812BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down1.1813BWAS-1793
Launched8.11.1813BWAS-1793
First Commissioned8.1814BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardUpnor - Kent BWAS-1793
Ship ClassScamander ClassBWAS-1793
Designed byWilliam Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
ConstructorJohn King (1769-?)BWAS-1793
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Sold29.1.1818BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck143' 3 ½"Imperial Feet43.5991 
Length of Keel120' 2 ¼"Imperial Feet36.5824 
Breadth38' 5"Imperial Feet11.5983 
Depth in Hold12' 4"Imperial Feet3.7084 
Draught Forward8' 5"Imperial Feet2.5654 
Draught Aft12' 8"Imperial Feet3.7592 
Burthen943Tons BM 

Armament


8.11.1813Broadside Weight = 467 Imperial Pound ( 211.7845 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck26 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck12 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
8.11.1813284 BWAS-1793

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
8.1814 - 1817CaptainRobert PrestonBWAS-1793

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1817 - 6.1817LieutenantJohn RadcliffNBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
8.11.1813Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
24.9.1814Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
29.1.1818Sold to Mr. W. Thomas for £2,679BWAS-1793


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
 

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