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Euryalus -> 1859 Africa

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Nominal Guns36B028
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered16.8.1800BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down10.1801BWAS-1793
Launched6.6.1803B028
How acquiredBuilt by ContractB028
ShipyardBuckler's Hard - Hampshire B028
Designed by
William RuleBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1778-1813
BWAS-1793
Constructor
Balthazar AdamsBritish
Ship Builder
Service 1766-1821
BWAS-1793
CategoryFifth RateB028
Ship TypeFrigate B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Sold8.16.1860B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck145' 2"Imperial Feet44.1971 
Length of Keel121' 11 ¾"Imperial Feet36.8999 
Breadth38' 2 ⅛"Imperial Feet11.5856 
Depth in Hold13' 3"Imperial Feet3.9878 
Draught Forward10' 11"Imperial Feet3.0734 
Draught Aft14' 10"Imperial Feet4.2672 
Burthen946 1694Tons BM 

Armament


6.6.1803Broadside Weight = 476 Imperial Pound ( 215.866 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck26 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck10 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck2 British 9-Pounder
Forecastle4 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
6.1803264 BWAS-1793

9 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
6.1803 - 2.1806Captain
Henry BlackwoodBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1782-1830
BWAS-1793
2.1806 - 5.1811Captain
George DundasBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1779-1814
BWAS-1793
6.3.1811 - 15.4.1811Captain
Abel FerrisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1799-1812
NAO
5.1811 - 12.1811Captain
Granville George WaldegraveBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1804-1841
BWAS-1793
12.1811 - 1813Captain
Jeremiah CoghlanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1800-1830
BWAS-1793
11.1812 - 12.1812Captain
Thomas UssherBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1846
BWAS-1793
1813 - 6.1815Captain
Charles John NapierBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1799-1853
BWAS-1793
6.1815 - 1.1821Captain
Thomas HuskissonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1806-1821
BWAS-1793
10.1821 - 3.1825Captain
Sir Augustus William James CliffordBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1806-1860
BWAS-1793

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
22.10.1805 - 31.10.1805Vice-Admiral of the Blue
Cuthbert CollingwoodBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1802
NAO

10 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
20.1.1804 - 1806Lieutenant
J. L. WilliamsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1804-1806
NBD1849
29.5.1805 - 1806Lieutenant
Charles Kempthorne QuashBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1801-1811
NBD1849
22.7.1805 - 1806Lieutenant
Walter PikeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1805-1806
NBD1849
1810 - 30.7.1810First Lieutenant
John Poulton WilliamsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1802-1810
† Discharged Dead
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1.1815 - 17.6.1815Lieutenant
Thomas Wentworth BullerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1806-1817
NBD1849
3.7.1818 - 30.12.1820Lieutenant
John Ralph BloisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1803-1823
NBD1849
25.8.1818 - 1819First Lieutenant
Thomas BevisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1797-1829
NBD1849
22.10.1821 - 17.5.1823Lieutenant
Adolphus FitzclarenceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1814-1853
W025
16.5.1823 - 12.1825Lieutenant
Thomas MaitlandBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1816-1868
W025
29.7.1823 - 10.8.1825Lieutenant
Charles TalbotBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1815-1833
NBD1849

7 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
21.12.1804 - 30.9.1805Master's Mate
James BaylyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1799-1856
NAO
29.5.1805 - 30.9.18051st Class Volunteer
Henry William BruceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1805-1863
NAO
1.10.1805 - 22.10.1805Midshipman
James BaylyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1799-1856
NAO
1.10.1805 - 1806Midshipman
Henry William BruceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1805-1863
NAO
6.1807 - 1.1810Midshipman
Thomas Wentworth BullerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1806-1817
NBD1849
3.1810 - 1811Midshipman
Charles NelsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1805-1846
NBD1849
1821 - 1824Midshipman
William Cheselden BrowneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1816-1832
NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
6.1803Commissioned for the Channel and the Irish coastBWAS-1793
21.10.1805Battle of Trafalgar
16.6.1808Her boats took a Danish gunboat in the Great BeltBWAS-1793
1809In the Walcheren operations and landingsBWAS-1793
28.7.1809Walcheren Expedition
18.11.1809Took the Lugger
L'Étoile (14) 1809-1809
French 14 Gun
Privateer Lugger
off Cherbourg

26.4.1810Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1793
7.6.1810Took the Privateer
L'Intrépide (2) 1810-1810
French 2 Gun
Privateer
off Corsica
BG
16.4.1811Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1793
1813Present at the Blockade of ToulonBWAS-1793
16.5.1813Detroyed the storeship
La Baleine (22) 1813-1813
French 22 Gun
Unrated Storeship
at Calvi
BWAS-1793
16.5.1813Took the Xebec
Fortune (10) 1813-1813
French 10 Gun
Unrated Xebec
by boats

6.1815Paid off and then recommissionedBWAS-1793
12.1815Began middling repair at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
11.1816Completed middling repair at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
5.1818Began fitting for sea at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
10.1818Completed fitting for sea at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
1819Sailed for the Leeward Islands, acting as flagship from 1819/11 to 1820/05BWAS-1793
5.1820Sailed to Jamaica acting as flagship from 1820/06 to 1820/12BWAS-1793
1823In the MediterraneanBWAS-1793
3.1825Paid offBWAS-1793
8.1825Began fitting as a Convict Ship at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
11.1825Completed fitting as a Convict Ship at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £7936.0.0dBWAS-1793
1845In use as a coal hulk at SheernessBWAS-1793
1845Refitted as a Other Vessels Coal Depot
7.1846Began fitting as a Convict Ship at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1793
2.1847Moved to Gibraltar as a convict shipBWAS-1793
2.1847Completed fitting as a Convict Ship at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness at a cost of £11104.0.0dBWAS-1793
1859Renamed Africa
8.16.1860Sold to A C Recano at Gibraltar for £337.6.8dBWAS-1793

 

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