Nominal Guns32BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down8.1804BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
Ship ClassThames ClassBWAS-1793
Designed by William BatelyBWAS-1793
ConstructorSir Henry Peake (1753-1825)BWAS-1793
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck127' 0 ½"Imperial Feet38.7223 
Length of Keel107' 0"Imperial Feet32.6136 
Breadth34' 0"Imperial Feet10.3632 
Depth in Hold11' 9"Imperial Feet3.5814 
Burthen657 8894Tons BM 


31.12.1804Broadside Weight = 300 Imperial Pound ( 136.05 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck26 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck8 British 24-Pound Carronade
Forecastle4 British 24-Pound Carronade

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1804215Design Complement

3 Ship Commanders

2.1805 - 9.1806Captain Micajah MalbonBWAS-17939.1806 - 1808Captain Volant Vashon BallardBWAS-17931808 - 1811Captain John Fyffe (d.1835)BWAS-1793

2 Commissioned Officers

1809Lieutenant John Alexander (d.1857)NL186520.3.1812 - 2.5.1815Lieutenant George Argles (d.1846)NBD1849

Service History

8.1804Began First cost, including fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
23.2.1805Completed First cost, including fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £15386.0.0dBWAS-1793
17.7.1805Action off Calais
1808On the Jamaica StationBWAS-1793
1812In Ordinary at WoolwichBWAS-1793
28.4.1813Sold at Deptford for £2,075BWAS-1793


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