Freya

4374
Nominal Guns38
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyDanish Fifth Rate frigate 'Freja' (1793) (40)
Captured7.9.1807
ShipyardCopenhagen - Zealand BWAS-1793
Designed by Ernst Wilhelm Stibolt (1741/42-1796)W006
CategoryFifth Rate
Ship TypeFrigate
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Sold11.1.1816

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck148' 9"Imperial Feet45.1152 
Length of Keel124' 0"Imperial Feet37.7952 
Breadth39' 4 ½"Imperial Feet11.8999 
Depth in Hold10' 9"Imperial Feet3.2766 
Burthen1,022 5694Tons BM 

Armament


8.1809Broadside 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

9.1809Broadside Weight = 497 Imperial Pound ( 225.3895 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck26 British 24-Pounder (Gover)
Quarterdeck12 British 24-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
8.1809264 BWAS-1793

3 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
9.1809 - 12.1810Captain John HayesBWAS-17934.1812 - 1813Commander William Isaac ScottBWAS-179311.6.1814 - 1815Commander Herbert William HoreBWAS-1793

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1.2.1813 - 31.3.1814First Lieutenant Richard BastardNBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
17.11.1807Arrived at ChathamBWAS-1793
5.1809Began small repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
10.1809Completed small repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
11.11.1809Sailed for the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1793
13.12.1809Actions of December 1809
12.1810Paid offBWAS-1793
2.1811Refitted as a 22 gun Unrated Troop Ship
2.1811fitting as a Troopship at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
4.1812RecommissionedBWAS-1793
10.7.1813Reduction of San Sebastien
9.1813Began repairs at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
10.1813Completed repairs at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
1815Placed in OrdinaryBWAS-1793
11.1.1816Sold at Deptford for £2,310BWAS-1793

 

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