Hebrus

4675
Nominal Guns36
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered16.11.1812
Keel Laid Down1.1813
Launched13.9.1813
How acquiredBuilt by Contract
ShipyardLimehouse - London
Ship ClassScamander Class
Designed byWilliam Rule (d.1816)
ConstructorJohn Barton
CategoryFifth Rate
Ship TypeFrigate
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Sold3.4.1817

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck143' 0"Imperial Feet43.5864 
Length of Keel120' 1 ⅛"Imperial Feet36.5792 
Breadth38' 4 ½"Imperial Feet11.5951 
Depth in Hold11' 11 ¾"Imperial Feet3.3719 
Draught Forward8' 8"Imperial Feet2.6416 
Draught Aft12' 10"Imperial Feet3.6576 
Burthen939Tons BM 

Armament


13.9.1813Broadside Weight = 467 Imperial Pound ( 211.7845 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck26 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck12 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1812274Design Complement

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
10.1813 - 1817CaptainEdmund PalmerBWAS-1793

3 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
14.5.1814 - 22.7.1814LieutenantEdward BiddulphNBD184927.5.1814 - 11.1814LieutenantBenjamin Andrews (1794-1852)NBD184911.4.1816 - 16.9.1816First LieutenantEdward Hollingworth Delafosse (1788-?)NBD1849

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
7.1816 - 1816MasterRobert John Barrett (1799-?)NBD1849

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1813 - 27.5.1814Master's MateBenjamin Andrews (1794-1852)NBD18491814 - 7.1816MidshipmanRobert John Barrett (1799-?)NBD1849

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
11.12.1813 - 18141st Class VolunteerRobert John Barrett (1799-?)NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
27.9.1813Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
18.12.1813Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
26.3.1814Action of 1814-03-26
27.3.1814Took the Fifth Rate Frigate L'Étoile (44) in the Channel
27.8.1816Bombardment of Algiers
3.4.1817Sold to Joshua Crystall for £2,110BWAS-1793


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
 

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