Eurus

4155
Nominal Guns32BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyDutch Fifth Rate frigate 'Zephier' (1786) (36)
Captured6.3.1796BWAS-1793
ShipyardAmsterdam - Holland M01
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Broken Up1834BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck126' 7 ½"Imperial Feet38.4175 
Length of Keel107' 8"Imperial Feet32.6426 
Breadth35' 0"Imperial Feet10.668 
Depth in Hold12' 6 ½"Imperial Feet3.6703 
Burthen701 5194Tons BM 

Armament


6.1796Broadside Weight = 174 Imperial Pound ( 78.909 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck26 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

7.1799Broadside Weight = 264 Imperial Pound ( 119.724 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck20 British 24-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck2 British 24-Pound Carronade

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
6.1796215 BWAS-1793
8.180358 BWAS-1793

5 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
6.1796 - 7.1799CaptainJames RossBWAS-17937.1799 - 12.1799CommanderRobert SauceBWAS-179312.1799 - 1802CommanderDaniel Oliver Guion (1776-1811)BWAS-179323.10.1802 - 9.1802CommanderMalcolm CowanBWAS-17938.1803 - 1806CommanderAlexander Innes (d.1839)BWAS-1793

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
13.7.1796 - 6.8.1797LieutenantGeorge Vandepot Crosbe (1774-1826)BPvN

Service History


DateEventSource
11.4.1796Began fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1793
25.4.1796RegisteredBWAS-1793
5.9.1796Completed fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness at a cost of £5760.0.0dBWAS-1793
70.1797Sailed for the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1793
6.1799Began fitting as a Troopship at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
7.1799Paid offBWAS-1793
7.1799Refitted as a 22 gun Unrated Troop Ship
8.1799Completed fitting as a Troopship at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £6250.0.0dBWAS-1793
1801Egypt operationsBWAS-1793
9.1802Paid offBWAS-1793
8.1803Refitted as a 14 gun Other Vessels Storeship
8.1803Began fitted as a storeship at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
10.1803Completed fitted as a storeship at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
8.1806Refitted as a Other Vessels Store Hulk


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
M01Dutch Navy Vessels 1700-1799 (Manuscript)Ron von MannenDocument
BPvNBiografisch Portaal van Nederland Web Site
 

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