Guerriere

4579
Nominal Guns38BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Fifth Rate frigate 'La Guerrière' (1799) (38)
Captured19.7.1806BWAS-1793
First Commissioned11.1807BWAS-1793
ShipyardCherbourg - Normandy BWAS-1793
Designed by Jean-Francois LafosseBWAS-1793
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Captured19.8.1812BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck155' 9"Imperial Feet47.2482 
Length of Keel129' 11 ½"Imperial Feet39.3319 
Breadth39' 9"Imperial Feet11.9126 
Depth in Hold12' 10"Imperial Feet3.6576 
Burthen1,092Tons BM 

Armament


11.1807Broadside Weight = 517 Imperial Pound ( 234.4595 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck28 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck14 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
11.1807284 BWAS-1793

4 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
11.1807 - 1809Captain Alexander SkeneBWAS-17931809 - 10.1810Captain Robert LloydBWAS-179310.1810 - 3.1811Captain Samuel George PechellBWAS-17933.1811 - 20.7.1812Captain James Richard Dacres (1788-1853)BWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
1.8.1806Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
2.1.1808Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
11.2.1808Sailed for JamaicaBWAS-1793
15.2.1808Took the Privateer La Malvina (14)
17.7.1808Took the Schooner La Peraty (12)
1809On the North American stationBWAS-1793
10.1810On the Halifax stationBWAS-1793
19.8.1812Constitution vs Guerriere
19.8.1812Taken by Constitution (44)

 

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