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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 Class (1770)BWAS-1714
Designed by
John WilliamsBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1762-1778
BWAS-1714
Constructor
James BettsBritish
Ship Builder
BWAS-1714
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeFrigateBWAS-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 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
22.11.1790Captain
Herbert BrowellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1779-1796
ADM 6/24/88
ADM 6/24
21.5.1794 - 1796Captain
Paget BaylyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1766-1797
ADM 6/25/43
BWAS-1714
1796 - 1797Captain
James YoungBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1782-1825
BWAS-1714
1798 - 2.1798Captain
Israel PellewBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1779-1814
BWAS-1714
2.1798 - 1799Captain
Richard LeeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1782-1814
BWAS-1714
1799 - 1800Captain
Charles Temple HardyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1812
BWAS-1714
1800Captain
John CrawleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1782-1800
BWAS-1714
7.1804 - 1807Captain
Charles Fullerton ElphinstoneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1807
BWAS-1714
1807 - 11.1807Commander
Sir Edward Thomas Troubridge (2nd Baronet of Plymouth)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1806-1841
BWAS-1714
1808 - 4.10.1808Captain
William PakenhamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1803-1811
BWAS-1714

3 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
22.11.1790 - 1790First Lieutenant
Richard FalklandBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1810
ADM 6/24/90
ADM 6/24
22.11.1790 - 1790Second Lieutenant
Alexander HomeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790
ADM 6/24/92
ADM 6/24
9.12.1796 - 21.5.1797First Lieutenant
Thomas BrowneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1782-1846
NBD1849

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1805Midshipman
Edward Hollingworth DelafosseBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1801-1816
NBD1849

2 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
1.1798 - 2.17991st Class Volunteer
Francis Charles AnnesleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1798-1815
NBD1849
12.12.1804 - 18061st Class Volunteer
James Hilary AndoeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1804-1815
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 1793-1793
French Privateer

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) 1793-1796
French 16 Gun
Privateer Brig
off Cap Barfleur

1797Took the Brig
La Tartane (16) 1797-1797
French 16 Gun
Privateer Brig
Five Leagues to the Westward of Beachy-Head
BG
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 Lugger
Le Vimereaux (15) 1805-1805
French 15 Gun
Privateer Lugger
BG
25.4.1805Sailed for the East IndiesBWAS-1714
7.6.1806Took the Unrated
Belgica (6) 1806-1806
Dutch 6 Gun
Unrated
in the East Indies

26.7.1806Action of 1806-07-26
26.7.1806Took the Frigate
Pallas (36) 1801-1806
Dutch 36 Gun
5th Rate Frigate

4.10.1808Wecked on the coast of Luzon in the Philippines, one drownedBWAS-1714

 

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