Nominal Guns38BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down3.1806BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardBuckler's Hard - Hampshire BWAS-1793
Ship ClassLively ClassBWAS-1793
Designed by William Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
Constructor Balthazar Adams (1766-1821)BWAS-1793
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck154' 0"Imperial Feet46.9392 
Length of Keel129' 8"Imperial Feet39.3262 
Breadth40' 0 ½"Imperial Feet12.2047 
Depth in Hold13' 6"Imperial Feet4.0132 
Draught Forward11' 3"Imperial Feet3.3528 
Draught Aft15' 1"Imperial Feet4.572 
Burthen1,077Tons BM 


23.4.1807Broadside Weight = 494 Imperial Pound ( 224.029 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck28 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck12 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck2 British 9-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1799284Design Complement

7 Commanding Officers

3.1807 - 8.1809Captain Robert LloydBWAS-17938.1809 - 12.1810Captain Alexander SkeneBWAS-179312.1810 - 1813Captain James Coutts CrawfordBWAS-17931813Captain George ElliottBWAS-17933.1823 - 1826Captain George Harris (d.1837)BWAS-179323.2.1827 - 7.1830Captain Edward Boxer (1784-?)NBD184917.5.1827 - 17.5.1828Commander Richard Grant (1783-1859)W025

1 Flag Officer

2.1827 - 7.1830Rear-AdmiralSir Charles Ogle (1775-1858)BWAS-1793

2 Commissioned Officers

5.5.1827 - 3.11.1830Lieutenant George BrounNBD18498.5.1827 - 26.2.1830Lieutenant William BarwellNBD1849

4 Petty Officers

4.1807 - 6.1809Master's Mate Henry KentNBD18491808 - 6.1810Midshipman George Taylor Airey (d.1851)NL186511.1809 - 8.2.1813Midshipman Alexander Buchanan (1793-?)NBD18496.1827 - 20.10.1829Midshipman Francis Thomas Brown (1806-?)NBD1849

1 Crewman

4.1807 - 18081st Class Volunteer George Taylor Airey (d.1851)NL1865

Service History

3.1806Began building at Buckler's Hard - Hampshire BWAS-1793
23.4.1807Completed building at Buckler's Hard - Hampshire at a cost of £18199.0.0dBWAS-1793
23.4.1807Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
27.6.1807Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £16127.0.0dBWAS-1793
16.1.1808Sailed for the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1793
1809Escorted a convoy from JamaicaBWAS-1793
1810In the BalticBWAS-1793
16.2.1811Sailed for the East IndiesBWAS-1793
8.1811At JavaBWAS-1793
1814In Ordinary at WoolwichBWAS-1793
6.1814Began large repair at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
8.1814Completed large repair at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £30684.0.0dBWAS-1793
1817In Ordinary at ChathamBWAS-1793
6.1822Began small repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
10.1822Completed small repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £3859.0.0dBWAS-1793
3.1823Recommissioned for the Jamaica StationBWAS-1793
3.1823Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
7.1823Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £13288.0.0dBWAS-1793
1826At ChathamBWAS-1793
2.1827Recommissioned for the Halifax stationBWAS-1793
7.1830Paid offBWAS-1793
5.1833Began fitting as a Receiving Ship at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
9.1833Completed fitting as a Receiving Ship at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £2815.0.0dBWAS-1793
5.1861Fitted for gunnery experiments at ChathamBWAS-1793
7.1861Burnt by accident at Shoeburyness while in use as a targetBWAS-1793


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