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Nominal Guns38BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Previously
French Fifth Rate frigate 'La Renommée' (1808) (44) 1808-1811
French 44 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
Captured20.5.1811BWAS-1793
ShipyardBasse-Indre - Nantes NNF-1800
Ship ClassPallas Class (1805)NNF-1800
Designed by
Jacques-Noël SanéFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
Administrator
Service 1793-1836
NNF-1800
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Captured29.12.1812BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck152' 5 ½"Imperial Feet46.3423 
Length of Keel126' 5 ½"Imperial Feet38.4175 
Breadth39' 11 ⅛"Imperial Feet11.8904 
Depth in Hold12' 9"Imperial Feet3.7719 
Burthen1,073 4294Tons BM 

Armament


8.1812Broadside Weight = 517 Imperial Pound ( 234.4595 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck28 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck14 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder

2 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
7.1812 - 8.1812Captain
William GordonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1804-1828
BWAS-1793
8.1812 - 29.12.1812Captain
Henry LambertBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1801-1813
BWAS-1793

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
17.8.1812 - 29.12.1812First Lieutenant
Henry Ducie ChadsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1800-1863
NBD1849

3 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1812 - 29.12.1812Master
Batty RobinsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1808-1812
BG
1812 - 29.12.1812Boatswain
James HumbleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1812
BG
1812 - 29.12.1812Armourer
James HannonsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1812
BG

17 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1812 - 29.12.1812Master's Mate
William GascoigneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1812
BG
1812 - 29.12.1812Master's Mate
Thomas HammondBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1812
BG
1812 - 29.12.1812Master's Mate
Charles JonesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1812
BG
1812 - 29.12.1812Quartermaster
Robert BlackmoreBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1812
BG
1812 - 29.12.1812Quartermaster
James FaganBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1812
BG
1812 - 29.12.1812Quartermaster
William HichansBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1812
BG
1812 - 29.12.1812Midshipman
Edward KeeleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1812
NBD1849
1812 - 29.12.1812Midshipman
James WestBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1812
BG
1812 - 29.12.1812Midshipman
Frederick MortonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1812
BG
1812 - 29.12.1812Midshipman
Martin BurkeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1812
BG
1812 - 29.12.1812Midshipman
Charles KeeleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1812-1843
BG
1812 - 29.12.1812Midshipman
William SalmondBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1812
BG
1812 - 29.12.1812Boatswain's Mate
Mark DarbyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1812
BG
1812 - 29.12.1812Quarter Gunner
William RobertsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1812
BG
1812 - 29.12.1812Boatswain's Mate
David HarroganBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1812
BG
1812 - 29.12.1812Supernumerary Clerk
Thomas Joseph MatthiasBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1812
BG
11.1812 - 29.12.1812Midshipman
Thomas Robert BrigstockeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1807-1821
NBD1849

62 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
1812 - 29.12.1812Supernumerary
William AintonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1812
BG
1812 - 29.12.1812Supernumerary
John DunnBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1812
BG
1812 - 29.12.1812Able Seaman
Armand GullichsenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1812
BG
1812 - 29.12.1812Able Seaman
Henry BurnettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1812
BG
1812 - 29.12.1812Able Seaman
John AnsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1812
BG
1812 - 29.12.1812Able Seaman
Samuel WarrenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1812
BG
1812 - 29.12.1812Able Seaman
Benjamin LeechBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1812
BG
1812 - 29.12.1812Able Seaman
George FellsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1812
BG
1812 - 29.12.1812Able Seaman
Martin KainBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1812
BG
1812 - 29.12.1812Able Seaman
Jacob BouchBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1812
BG
1812 - 29.12.1812Able Seaman
Peter BogarthBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1812
BG
1812 - 29.12.1812Able Seaman
Thomas SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1801-1812
BG
1812 - 29.12.1812Able Seaman
Thomas CardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1812
BG
1812 - 29.12.1812Able Seaman
Alexander FowlesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1812
BG
1812 - 29.12.1812Able Seaman
Joseph HarperBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1812
BG
1812 - 29.12.1812Able Seaman
David AndersonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1812
BG
1812 - 29.12.1812Able Seaman
John SharpBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1812
BG
1812 - 29.12.1812Able Seaman
Thomas PlattBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1812
BG
1812 - 29.12.1812Able Seaman
Charles SamuelBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1812
BG
1812 - 29.12.1812Ordinary Seaman
William RobsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1812
BG
1812 - 29.12.1812Ordinary Seaman
John RussellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1812
BG
1812 - 29.12.1812Ordinary Seaman
Anthony CruizeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1812
BG
1812 - 29.12.1812Ordinary Seaman
John CotterellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1812
BG
1812 - 29.12.1812Ordinary Seaman
John SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1812
BG
1812 - 29.12.1812Ordinary Seaman
John WilliamsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1812
BG
1812 - 29.12.1812Ordinary Seaman
John CaseyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1812
BG
1812 - 29.12.1812Ordinary Seaman
James MurryBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1812
BG
1812 - 29.12.1812Ordinary Seaman
James SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1812
BG
1812 - 29.12.1812Ordinary Seaman
James HookerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1812
BG
1812 - 29.12.1812Ordinary Seaman
William WoolfeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1812
BG
1812 - 29.12.1812Ordinary Seaman
John LafietteBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1812
BG
1812 - 29.12.1812Ordinary Seaman
Pedro RodriguesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1812
BG
1812 - 29.12.1812Ordinary Seaman
William AnsleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1812
BG
1812 - 29.12.1812Ordinary Seaman
Richard ShawBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1812
BG
1812 - 29.12.1812Ordinary Seaman
Luigne P GuithardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1812
BG
1812 - 29.12.1812Landman
James LangfordBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1812
BG
1812 - 29.12.1812Landman
Thomas PorterBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1812
BG
1812 - 29.12.1812Landman
Dennis HarringtonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1812
BG
1812 - 29.12.1812Landman
John KellyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1812
BG
1812 - 29.12.1812Landman
Timothy DayleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1812
BG
1812 - 29.12.1812Landman
John TreagarBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1812
BG
1812 - 29.12.1812Landman
Joseph AllenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1812
BG
1812 - 29.12.1812Landman
Richard WhittingtonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1812
BG
1812 - 29.12.1812Landman
Thomas WallerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1812
BG
1812 - 29.12.1812Landman
George WoodwardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1812
BG
1812 - 29.12.1812Landman
John WardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1812
BG
1812 - 29.12.1812Landman
William ClarkeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1812
BG
1812 - 29.12.1812Landman
James WhybrowBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1812
BG
1812 - 29.12.1812Landman
James DebnieBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1812
BG
1812 - 29.12.1812Landman
Henry NortonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1812
BG
1812 - 29.12.1812Landman
Barusta M StanhoughBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1812
BG
1812 - 29.12.1812Carpenter's Crew
Colin KerrBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1812
BG
1812 - 29.12.1812Boy
John MoriartyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1812-1829
BG
1812 - 29.12.1812Boy
Benjamin PaulingBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1812
BG
1812 - 29.12.1812Captain of the Foretop
Peter SandersBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1812
BG
1812 - 29.12.1812Boy
George HerneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1812
BG
1812 - 29.12.1812Boy
William RobertsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1812
BG
1812 - 29.12.1812Captain of the Foretop
John RobinsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1812
BG
1812 - 29.12.1812Captain of the Maintop
Thomas BlakeyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1812
BG
1812 - 29.12.1812Captain of the Forecastle
Charles SpeadzBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1812
BG
1812 - 29.12.1812Captain of the Afterguard
John BrennanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1812
BG
1812 - 29.12.1812Captain of the Afterguard
William WestonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1812
BG

7 Marines


DatesRankNameSource
1812 - 29.12.18122nd Lieutenant of Marines
David DaviesBritish
Marine
Service 1812
BG
1812 - 29.12.1812Sergeant of Marines
David BennettBritish
Marine
Service 1812
BG
1812 - 29.12.1812Sergeant of Marines
David EllisBritish
Marine
Service 1812
BG
1812 - 29.12.1812Private
Carl SchmidtBritish
Marine
Service 1812
BG
1812 - 29.12.1812Private
George TaylorBritish
Marine
Service 1812
BG
1812 - 29.12.1812Private
John DoelBritish
Marine
Service 1812
BG
1812 - 29.12.1812Private
Matthew McClewBritish
Marine
Service 1812
BG

Service History


DateEventSource
6.4.1812Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
21.10.1812Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
12.11.1812Sailed with the new Governor for BombayBWAS-1793
29.12.1812Constitution vs Java
29.12.1812Taken by
Constitution (44) 1797-1797
American 44 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
off the coast of Brazil


 

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