Granicus

4522
Nominal Guns36BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered16.11.1812BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down1.1813BWAS-1793
Launched25.10.1813BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardLimehouse - London BWAS-1793
Ship ClassScamander Class
Designed byWilliam Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
ConstructorJohn BartonBWAS-1793
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigate
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Sold3.4.1817BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck143' 0 ½"Imperial Feet43.5991 
Length of Keel119' 11 ½"Imperial Feet36.2839 
Breadth38' 5"Imperial Feet11.5983 
Depth in Hold12' 4"Imperial Feet3.7084 
Draught Forward8' 9"Imperial Feet2.667 
Draught Aft12' 8"Imperial Feet3.7592 
Burthen942Tons BM 

Armament


25.10.1813Broadside 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

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
25.10.1813284 BWAS-1793

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
11.1813 - 1817CaptainWilliam Furlong WiseBWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
27.8.1816Bombardment of Algiers
3.4.1817Sold to Thomas Beech for £2,100BWAS-1793


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
 

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