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Nominal Guns32BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered12.7.1804BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down8.1804BWAS-1793
Launched21.11.1804BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardWoolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
Ship ClassThames Class (1804)BWAS-1793
Designed by
William BatelyBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1741-1755
BWAS-1793
Constructor
Edward SisonBritish
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1780-1793
BWAS-1793
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigateBWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Broken Up7.1815BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck127' 1"Imperial Feet38.7105 
Length of Keel107' 0 ⅞"Imperial Feet32.6358 
Breadth34' 1"Imperial Feet10.3696 
Depth in Hold11' 9"Imperial Feet3.5814 
Burthen661 5894Tons BM 

Armament


21.11.1804Broadside Weight = 300 Imperial Pound ( 136.05 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck26 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck8 British 24-Pound Carronade
Forecastle4 British 24-Pound Carronade

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1804215Design Complement

4 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
11.1804 - 1.1807Captain
William ChampainBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1807
BWAS-1793
1.1807 - 1.1809Captain
Thomas John CochraneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1805-1856
BWAS-1793
1.1809 - 6.1809Captain
William MaudeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1800-1824
BWAS-1793
2.6.1809 - 14.11.1814Captain
James William KingBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1804-1846
NBD1849

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
4.1814Admiral of the Fleet
Lord William Henry (Duke of Clarence and St Andrews)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1785-1814
BWAS-1793

3 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
24.11.1804 - 6.1808First Lieutenant
George PringleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1795-1815
B145
12.8.1807 - 16.5.1814Lieutenant
John Jordan ArrowBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1800-1814
NL1865
7.11.1809 - 10.8.1811LieutenantNBD1849

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
18.9.1809 - 11.1814Midshipman
John BradleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1809-1838
NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
26.3.1805Sailed for JamaicaBWAS-1793
13.10.1805Took the Brig-Corvette
La Naïade (18) 1793-1805
French 18 Gun
Unrated Brig-Corvette
in the West Indies

27.1.1807Took the Sloop
Favorite (16) 1794-1806
British 16 Gun
Unrated Sloop
off the coast of Guiana

21.1.1809Capture of the Topaze
22.1.1809Took the Frigate
La Topaze (40) 1805-1809
French 40 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
in the Atlantic

13.3.1812Sailed for NewfoundlandBWAS-1793
1813In the North Sea and BalticBWAS-1793
4.1814Escort for Louis XVIIIBWAS-1793
7.1815Broken up at PlymouthBWAS-1793

 

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