Nominal Guns32BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down8.1804BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardWoolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
Ship ClassThames ClassBWAS-1793
Designed byWilliam BatelyBWAS-1793
ConstructorEdward SisonBWAS-1793
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Broken Up7.1815BWAS-1793


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 


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 Commanding Officers

11.1804 - 1.1807CaptainWilliam ChampainBWAS-17931.1807 - 1.1809CaptainThomas John Cochrane (1789-1872)BWAS-17931.1809 - 6.1809CaptainWilliam MaudeBWAS-17932.6.1809 - 14.11.1814CaptainJames William King (d.1848)NBD1849

1 Flag Officer

4.1814Admiral of the FleetLord William Henry (Duke of Clarence and St Andrews) (1765-1837)BWAS-1793

3 Commissioned Officers

24.11.1804 - 6.1808First LieutenantGeorge Pringle (1778-1834)B14512.8.1807 - 16.5.1814LieutenantJohn Jordan Arrow (d.1853)NL18657.11.1809 - 10.8.1811LieutenantSir William Crisp Hood Burnaby (3rd Baronet Burnaby of Broughton Hall) (1788-1853)NBD1849

1 Petty Officer

18.9.1809 - 11.1814MidshipmanJohn Bradley (1795-?)NBD1849

Service History

26.3.1805Sailed for JamaicaBWAS-1793
13.10.1805Took the Brig-Corvette La Naïade (18) in the West Indies
27.1.1807Took the Sloop Favorite (16) off the coast of Guiana
21.1.1809Capture of the Topaze
22.1.1809Took the Frigate La Topaze (40) 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


BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
B145NRS Vol 040 - The Naval Miscellany Vol. IIUnknownBook
NL1865The Navy List 1865The AdmiraltyDigital Book

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