Nominal Guns36BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down8.1812BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardBlackwall - London BWAS-1793
Ship ClassScamander ClassBWAS-1793
Designed by William Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
Constructor William WallisBWAS-1793
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Sold for Break Up8.3.1819BWAS-1793


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck143' 6"Imperial Feet43.5899 
Length of Keel120' 1 ¼"Imperial Feet36.5824 
Breadth38' 5 ⅝"Imperial Feet11.5983 
Depth in Hold12' 4"Imperial Feet3.7084 
Draught Forward9' 6"Imperial Feet2.8956 
Draught Aft13' 6"Imperial Feet4.0132 
Burthen945Tons BM 


14.7.1813Broadside Weight = 467 Imperial Pound ( 211.7845 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck26 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck12 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1812274Design Complement
26.1.1813284 BWAS-1793

4 Commanding Officers

10.1813 - 7.1815Captain John Cramer (d.c.1850)BWAS-17931815 - 8.1815Captain John PhillimoreBWAS-17938.1815 - 1817Captain Thomas Forrest (d.1844)BWAS-17931816Captain Thomas Forrest (d.1844)RNB1823

1 Flag Officer

8.1816 - 1817Rear-Admiral of the WhiteSir Charles Vinicombe PenroseBWAS-1793

1 Commissioned Officer

5.5.1815 - 1.1817Lieutenant George Robert Lambert (1796-1869)NBD1849

1 Petty Officer

9.1815 - 9.1818Midshipman Humphrey ButlerNBD1849

Service History

12.8.1813Began fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
11.11.1813Completed fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
1815At LeithBWAS-1793
29.8.1816Arrived at Algiers, at the close of the bombardmentBWAS-1793
8.3.1819Sold to Thomas Beech for £3,000BWAS-1793


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