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Howe -> 1806 Dromedary

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Nominal Guns38BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Previously
British Merchant ship 'Shah Kaikisroo' (1799) (38) 1799-1805
British 38 Gun
Merchant Ship
Purchased4.1805BWAS-1793
ShipyardBombay - Maharashtra BWAS-1793
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Sold8.1864BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck150' 0"Imperial Feet45.72 
Length of Keel124' 3 ⅞"Imperial Feet37.8174 
Breadth39' 9 ¾"Imperial Feet11.9063 
Depth in Hold16' 11 ¾"Imperial Feet4.8959 
Burthen1,048 1694Tons BM 

Armament


5.1806Broadside Weight = 102 Imperial Pound ( 46.257 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck20 British 9-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
5.1806100 BWAS-1793

10 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
4.1805 - 6.1805Lieutenant
Edward RatseyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1786-1841
BWAS-1793
6.1805 - 2.1806Captain
George CockburnBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1783-1851
BWAS-1793
3.1806 - 4.1808Commander
Edward KillwickBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1782-1815
BWAS-1793
20.4.1808 - 11.1808Commander
Henry BourchierBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1797-1846
BWAS-1793
4.11.1808 - 12.1808Commander
William DowersBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1802-1815
BWAS-1793
12.1808 - 1811Lieutenant
Hayes O'GradyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1807-1814
BWAS-1793
1812 - 3.9.1812Master
Samuel Perkins PritchardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1812
BWAS-1793
1814 - 1815Master
Edmund IvesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1809-1815
BWAS-1793
5.1830 - 1831Master
Robert HayesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1807-1831
BWAS-1793
1834Master
Richard SkinnerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1808-1834
BWAS-1793

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
22.11.1808 - 2.1817Midshipman
Thomas YoungBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1808-1826
NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
4.1805Purchased at Bombay - Maharashtra at a cost of £43000.0.0dBWAS-1793
2.1806Paid offBWAS-1793
2.2.1806Began fitted as a storeship at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
3.1806RecommissionedBWAS-1793
17.4.1806Completed fitted as a storeship at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
5.1806Refitted as a 20 gun Unrated Storeship
14.5.1806Sailed for the Cape of Good HopeBWAS-1793
6.8.1806Renamed DromedaryBWAS-1793
1807Sailed to South AmericaBWAS-1793
1808In the West IndiesBWAS-1793
5.1809Sailed for New South WalesBWAS-1793
1811Returned homeBWAS-1793
1814Sailed for the West IndiesBWAS-1793
5.1819Began fitting as a Convict Ship at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
8.1819Completed fitting as a Convict Ship at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
1820Sailed for AustraliaBWAS-1793
1822At ChathamBWAS-1793
3.1825Began fitting as a Convict Ship at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
11.1825Completed fitting as a Convict Ship at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
1831On the African StationBWAS-1793
1834In North AmericaBWAS-1793
8.1864Sold at BermudaBWAS-1793

 

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