Greyhound

4555
Nominal Guns32BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered22.10.1781BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down1.1782BWAS-1714
Launched11.12.1783BWAS-1714
First Commissioned5.1794BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardMistley - Essex BWAS-1714
Ship ClassAmazon ClassBWAS-1714
Designed byJohn Williams (1700-?)BWAS-1714
ConstructorJames BettsBWAS-1714
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Wrecked4.10.1808BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck126' 0"Imperial Feet38.4048 
Length of Keel103' 11 ⅝"Imperial Feet31.4103 
Breadth35' 1 ½"Imperial Feet10.6807 
Depth in Hold12' 2"Imperial Feet3.683 
Burthen682 2494Tons BM 

Armament


11.12.1783Broadside Weight = 228 Imperial Pound ( 103.398 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck26 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 18-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck4 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 18-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1770220Design Complement

10 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
22.11.1790CaptainHerbert Browell ADM 6/24/88ADM 6/2421.5.1794 - 1796CaptainPaget Bayly (d.1804) ADM 6/25/43BWAS-17141796 - 1797CaptainJames Young (1762-1833)BWAS-17141798 - 2.1798CaptainIsrael PellewBWAS-17142.1798 - 1799CaptainRichard LeeBWAS-17141799 - 1800CaptainCharles Temple Hardy (1765-1714)BWAS-17141800CaptainJohn CrawleyBWAS-17147.1804 - 1807CaptainCharles Fullerton Elphinstone (1784-1807)BWAS-17141807 - 11.1807CommanderSir Edward Thomas Troubridge (2nd Baronet of Plymouth) (1787-1852)BWAS-17141808 - 4.10.1808CaptainWilliam Pakenham (d.1811)BWAS-1714

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
9.12.1796 - 21.5.1797First LieutenantThomas BrowneNBD1849

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1805MidshipmanEdward Hollingworth Delafosse (1788-?)NBD1849

2 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
1.1798 - 2.17991st Class VolunteerFrancis Charles Annesley (d.1846)NBD184912.12.1804 - 18061st Class VolunteerJames Hilary Andoe (d.1851)NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
11.12.1783building at Mistleythorne - Essex at a cost of £12541.0.6d
21.1.1784coppering and fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
2.1793Took the Privateer L'Actif
6.1793repairs at Gravesend - Kent at a cost of £9082.0.0dBWAS-1714
3.1794Began fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
24.8.1794Completed fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £4516.0.0dBWAS-1714
19.12.1796Took the Brig L'Aventure (16) off Cap Barfleur
1797Took the Brig La Tartane (16) Five Leagues to the Westward of Beachy-HeadBG
1798On the Irish StationBWAS-1714
2.1798Sailed for JamaicaBWAS-1714
7.1800At SheernessBWAS-1714
16.6.1802Paid offADM 51
4.1803Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
7.1804RecommissionedBWAS-1714
9.1804Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
18.1.1805Took the Privateer Le Vimereaux (13)
25.4.1805Sailed for the East IndiesBWAS-1714
7.6.1806Took the Unrated Belgica (6) in the East Indies
26.7.1806Action of 1806-07-26
26.7.1806Took the Frigate Pallas (36)
4.10.1808Wecked on the coast of Luzon in the Philippines, one drownedBWAS-1714

 

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