Nominal Guns36BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Fifth Rate frigate 'La Furieuse' (1797) (40)
First Commissioned12.12.1809BWAS-1793
ShipyardCherbourg - Normandy
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Broken Up10.1816BWAS-1793


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck157' 2 ½"Imperial Feet47.8663 
Length of Keel133' 2"Imperial Feet40.5399 
Breadth39' 1 ¼"Imperial Feet11.8936 
Depth in Hold12' 6"Imperial Feet3.7338 
Burthen1,083 1394Tons BM 


12.1809Broadside Weight = 485 Imperial Pound ( 219.9475 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck26 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck12 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle1 British 18-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 12-Pounder
Forecastle1 British 12-Pound Carronade

2 Commanding Officers

12.12.1809 - 7.1810CaptainJohn SimpsonBWAS-179311.1811 - 1815CaptainWilliam MounseyBWAS-1793

1 Petty Officer

1.1815 - 8.1817MidshipmanJoseph Francis Baker (1798-1856)NBD1849

Service History

12.1809Commissioned at HalifaxBWAS-1793
20.6.1810Arrived at PortsmouthBWAS-1793
4.1811Began middling repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
28.12.1811Completed middling repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
1.3.1812Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1793
9.11.1812Took the Privateer Le Nebrophonus (4) off Palermo
1.1.1813Took the Privateer L'Argus (4)
26.2.1813Capture of Ponza
10.1816Broken up at DeptfordBWAS-1793


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