Nominal Guns28BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down2.1783BWAS-1714
First Commissioned5.1790BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardSandgate - Kent BWAS-1714
Ship ClassCoventry ClassBWAS-1714
Designed bySir Thomas Slade (1703-1771)BWAS-1714
Constructor& Willson ClaytonBWAS-1714
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Broken Up7.1811BWAS-1714


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck118' 5"Imperial Feet35.9735 
Length of Keel97' 4"Imperial Feet29.5801 
Breadth33' 10"Imperial Feet10.0584 
Depth in Hold10' 6"Imperial Feet3.2004 
Burthen592 6094Tons BM 


5.1790Broadside Weight = 177 Imperial Pound ( 80.2698 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck24 British 9-Pounder
Gun Deck12 British 1/2-Pound Swivel
Quarterdeck4 British 18-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck4 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 18-Pound Carronade

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1756200Design Complement

11 Commanding Officers

1.12.1787 - 1787CaptainDavid Stow ADM 6/23/439ADM 6/2310.5.1790 - 13.10.1791CaptainAlexander Inglis Cochrane (1758-1832) ADM 6/24/27BWAS-171414.10.1791 - 4.10.1793CaptainAlexander Inglis Cochrane (1758-1832) ADM 6/24/140ADM 6/2426.10.1793 - 1.1795CaptainPhilip Charles Calderwood Henderson Durham (1763-1845) ADM 6/24/278BWAS-17141.1795 - 1796CaptainPhilip LeeBWAS-17141796 - 6.1797CaptainJohn BazelyBWAS-17146.1797 - 1803CaptainJoseph Larcom (1764-1818)BWAS-17146.1805 - 1807CaptainFrancis William Fane (d.1844)BWAS-17144.1808 - 1809CaptainRichard Budd Vincent (c.1770-1831)BWAS-17141809 - 11.1810CaptainJohn Richard Lumley (d.1821)BWAS-171411.1810CaptainSpelman SwaineBWAS-1714

1 Petty Officer

5.8.1805 - 1808MidshipmanJospeh Bage Boultbee (1791-1865)NBD1849

1 Crewman

1.8.1800 - 23.9.18021st Class VolunteerHerbert Caiger (1786-?)NBD1849

Service History

1787Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
24.11.1787Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £4371.0.0dBWAS-1714
10.1791Recommissioned for the North Sea FisheriesBWAS-1714
3.1793Took the Privateer L'Aimable Marie (10)
4.1793Took the Brig La Tarquin (16) in the Channel
4.1793Took the Privateer La Liberté (12) in the Channel
4.1793Took the Privateer L'Egalité (8) in the Channel
5.1793Took the Brig La Georgette (20)
6.1793Took the Privateer L'Espoir (12)
22.6.1793Took the Cutter Le Club de Cherbourg (10)
1797Convoy to QuebecBWAS-1714
22.4.1797Took the Privateer Aimable Juana (6) in North America
1.1798Sailed for HalifaxBWAS-1714
6.1.1801Took the Privateer Reina Louisa (2) off Jamaica
1802In the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
1805In the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
29.9.1809Took the Privateer Le Téméraire (2)
31.7.1810Paid offADM 51
7.1811Broken up at DeptfordBWAS-1714


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