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Hamadryad

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Nominal Guns36BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Previously
Spanish Fifth Rate frigate 'Santa Matilda' (1778) (38) 1778-1804
Spanish 38 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
Captured25.11.1804BWAS-1793
First Commissioned5.1810BWAS-1793
ShipyardHavana - Cuba 3DECKS
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Sold9.8.1815BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck145' 0"Imperial Feet44.196 
Length of Keel120' 2 ½"Imperial Feet36.5887 
Breadth38' 10 ½"Imperial Feet11.5951 
Depth in Hold11' 10 ½"Imperial Feet3.3655 
Burthen966 2094Tons BM 

Armament


5.1810Broadside Weight = 462 Imperial Pound ( 209.517 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck28 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck10 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck2 British 9-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
5.1810284 BWAS-1793

2 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
5.1810 - 5.1812Captain
Sir Thomas StainesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1789-1825
BWAS-1793
5.1812 - 2.1815Captain
Edward ChethamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1819
BWAS-1793

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
26.7.1810 - 5.1812Midshipman
James BroomanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1810-1836
NBD1849

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
12.6.1810 - 6.18121st Class Volunteer
Francis Rawdon Moira CrozierBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1810-1848
NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
4.12.1804Arrived at Portsmouth and laid upBWAS-1793
8.1809Began middling repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
7.1810Completed middling repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
1811Arrived at Portsmouth and laid upConvoy to St HelenaBWAS-1793
14.10.1812Took the Privateer
Le Pilotin (4) 1811-1812
French 4 Gun
Privateer
in the Baltic

12.12.1812Took the Cutter
Abigail (3) 1812-1812
Danish 3 Gun
Privateer Cutter

1814Newfoundland stationBWAS-1793
2.1815Paid offBWAS-1793
9.8.1815Sold at Woolwich for £2,610BWAS-1793

 

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