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Nominal Guns38BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered16.11.1812BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down12.1812BWAS-1793
Launched17.4.1813BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardBlackwall - London BWAS-1793
Ship ClassLeda ClassBWAS-1793
Designed bySir John Henslow (1730-1815)BWAS-1793
Constructor Wigram and GreenBWAS-1793
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Broken Up8.1817BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck150' 1 ½"Imperial Feet45.7327 
Length of Keel125' 4 ⅞"Imperial Feet38.1222 
Breadth39' 11"Imperial Feet11.89 
Depth in Hold12' 9"Imperial Feet3.7719 
Burthen1,062 7994Tons BM 

Armament


17.4.1813Broadside Weight = 425 Imperial Pound ( 192.7375 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck28 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck6 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck8 British 9-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1794284Design Complement

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
21.3.1814 - 21.6.1814CaptainThe Hon. Edmund Sexton Pery Knox (1787-1867)NBD184918.6.1814 - 4.1815CaptainRobert Bloye (d.1847)NBD18498.4.1815 - 20.1.1816CaptainJames Lillicrap (1770-1851)NBD1849

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
4.1813 - 29.11.1814MidshipmanThomas Robert BrigstockeNBD18493.1814 - 7.1815MidshipmanCharles Bell Bell (1797-1844)NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
21.10.1813Capture of the Trave
25.2.1814Capture of the Clorinde
26.2.1814Took the Frigate La Clorinde (44) off Ushant


Sources


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

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