Heroine

4711
Nominal Guns32BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down1782BWAS-1714
Named17.5.1782BWAS-1714
Purchased8.1783BWAS-1714
First Commissioned1.1793BWAS-1714
ShipyardBuckler's Hard - Hampshire BWAS-1714
Designed byHenry Adams (1713-1805)BWAS-1714
ConstructorHenry Adams (1713-1805)BWAS-1714
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Sold5.2.1806BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck131' 4 ½"Imperial Feet39.9415 
Length of Keel108' 10"Imperial Feet32.9184 
Breadth36' 10 ½"Imperial Feet10.9855 
Depth in Hold13' 1 ½"Imperial Feet3.9751 
Burthen787 4194Tons BM 

Armament


1.1793Broadside Weight = 228 Imperial Pound ( 103.398 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck26 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck6 British 18-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck4 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

4 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
25.9.1790 - 8.1.1793CaptainLord William Carnegie (1756-1831) ADM 6/24/70ADM 6/248.1.1793 - 1797CaptainAlan Hyde Gardner (1770-1815) ADM 6/24/192BWAS-17141798 - 8.1798CaptainJohn Murray (d.1805)BWAS-17142.1800 - 1802CommanderJohn HillBWAS-1714

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1793 - 3.1797MidshipmanRichard Arthur (1779-1854)NL1865

Service History


DateEventSource
1782Purchased on the stocks while in frameBWAS-1714
17.8.1783Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
9.1783Began coppering and fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
11.10.1783Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
8.1784Completed coppering and fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £5558.0.0dBWAS-1714
9.1790fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £2005.0.0dBWAS-1714
1.1793Began making good defects at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
3.1793Completed making good defects at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £2447.0.0dBWAS-1714
25.3.1793Sailed for the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1714
8.1795Occupation of TrincomaleeBWAS-1714
2.1796Occupation of ColomboBWAS-1714
8.1798Paid offBWAS-1714
2.1800Refitted as a 16 gun Unrated Troop Ship
2.1800Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
3.1800Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £7243.0.0dBWAS-1714
1802Refitted as a Unrated Floating Battery
10.1803fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
5.2.1806Sold at WoolwichBWAS-1714


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/24ADM 6/24 Commission and Warrant Book 1789 Sep.-1793  Archive
NL1865The Navy List 1865The AdmiraltyDigital Book
 

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