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4843
Nominal Guns42BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Previously
Captured20.10.1798BWAS-1793
ShipyardBrest - Brittany
Ship ClassRomaine Class (1794)
Designed by
Pierre-Alexander ForfaitFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
Administrator
Service 1773-1806
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigateBWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Broken Up7.1806BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck145' 2"Imperial Feet44.196 
Length of Keel123' 9 ¾"Imperial Feet37.5095 
Breadth39' 2"Imperial Feet11.8872 
Depth in Hold11' 5"Imperial Feet3.3528 
Burthen1,010 2594Tons BM 

Armament


20.10.1798Broadside Weight = 351 Imperial Pound ( 159.1785 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck26 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 24-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck8 British 9-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 24-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder

3 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
12.1799 - 1.1800Captain
John DraperBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1780-1820
BWAS-1793
1.1800 - 5.1802Captain
Henry HothamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1834
BWAS-1793
5.1802 - 1806Captain
Edward William Campbell Rich OwenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1846
BWAS-1793

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRankNameSource
15.2.1800 - 27.5.1805Carpenter
William BallBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1796-1816
Discharged
ADM 29/8

Service History


DateEventSource
23.10.1798Arrived at PortsmouthBWAS-1793
15.12.1798Registered and establishedBWAS-1793
4.1799Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
4.1800Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
26.10.1800Took the Corvette
Le Diable à Quatre (18) 1792-1800
French 18 Gun
Privateer Corvette
In the Bay of Biscay

26.1.1801Capture of the Dédaigneuse
27.7.1801Took the Ship
L'Invention (24) 1801-1801
French 24 Gun
Privateer Ship
at 43°03' N, 11°42' W, off Cape Ortegal
MHVA
14.6.1803Action of 1803-06-14
14.9.1803Bombardment of Dieppe
17.7.1805Action off Calais
7.1806Broken up at SheernessBWAS-1793

 

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