Java

4937
Nominal Guns38BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Fifth Rate frigate 'La Renommée' (1808) (44)
Captured20.5.1811BWAS-1793
ShipyardBasse-Indre - Nantes NNF-1800
Ship ClassPallas ClassNNF-1800
Designed byJacques-Noël Sané (1740-1831)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 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
7.1812 - 8.1812CaptainWilliam GordonBWAS-17938.1812 - 29.12.1812CaptainHenry Lambert (d.1813)BWAS-1793

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
17.8.1812 - 29.12.1812First LieutenantHenry Ducie Chads (1788-1868)NBD1849

3 Warrant Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1812 - 29.12.1812MasterBatty RobinsonBG1812 - 29.12.1812ArmourerJames HannonsBG1812 - 29.12.1812BoatswainJames HumbleBG

17 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1812 - 29.12.1812Master's MateWilliam Gascoigne (d.1812)BG1812 - 29.12.1812MidshipmanFrederick MortonBG1812 - 29.12.1812Master's MateThomas Hammond (d.1812)BG1812 - 29.12.1812MidshipmanMartin BurkeBG1812 - 29.12.1812Master's MateCharles Jones (d.1812)BG1812 - 29.12.1812MidshipmanCharles Keele (1795-?)BG1812 - 29.12.1812MidshipmanEdward Keele (1799-1812)NBD18491812 - 29.12.1812Boatswain's MateDavid Harrogan (d.1812)BG1812 - 29.12.1812QuartermasterJames Fagan (d.1812)BG1812 - 29.12.1812Boatswain's MateMark DarbyBG1812 - 29.12.1812QuartermasterWilliam Hichans (d.1812)BG1812 - 29.12.1812QuartermasterRobert BlackmoreBG1812 - 29.12.1812Supernumerary ClerkThomas Joseph Matthias (d.1812)BG1812 - 29.12.1812Quarter GunnerWilliam RobertsBG1812 - 29.12.1812MidshipmanWilliam Salmond (d.1812)BG1812 - 29.12.1812MidshipmanJames WestBG11.1812 - 29.12.1812MidshipmanThomas Robert BrigstockeNBD1849

62 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
1812 - 29.12.1812LandmanJames Langford (d.1812)BG1812 - 29.12.1812SupernumeraryWilliam Ainton (d.1812)BG1812 - 29.12.1812LandmanThomas PorterBG1812 - 29.12.1812Captain of the MaintopThomas BlakeyBG1812 - 29.12.1812Ordinary SeamanWilliam RobsonBG1812 - 29.12.1812LandmanThomas WallerBG1812 - 29.12.1812Able SeamanArmand GullichsenBG1812 - 29.12.1812Able SeamanMartin KainBG1812 - 29.12.1812SupernumeraryJohn Dunn (d.1812)BG1812 - 29.12.1812Ordinary SeamanJohn RussellBG1812 - 29.12.1812Ordinary SeamanJames HookerBG1812 - 29.12.1812Ordinary SeamanAnthony CruizeBG1812 - 29.12.1812Captain of the ForecastleCharles SpeadzBG1812 - 29.12.1812LandmanDennis HarringtonBG1812 - 29.12.1812Ordinary SeamanWilliam WoolfeBG1812 - 29.12.1812Able SeamanJacob Bouch (d.1812)BG1812 - 29.12.1812LandmanJohn KellyBG1812 - 29.12.1812Able SeamanPeter BogarthBG1812 - 29.12.1812Ordinary SeamanJohn CotterellBG1812 - 29.12.1812Able SeamanThomas SmithBG1812 - 29.12.1812Carpenter's CrewColin KerrBG1812 - 29.12.1812Ordinary SeamanJohn LafietteBG1812 - 29.12.1812Able SeamanThomas Card (d.1812)BG1812 - 29.12.1812LandmanTimothy DayleyBG1812 - 29.12.1812Captain of the AfterguardJohn BrennanBG1812 - 29.12.1812Ordinary SeamanJohn SmithBG1812 - 29.12.1812Able SeamanAlexander FowlesBG1812 - 29.12.1812Ordinary SeamanJohn WilliamsBG1812 - 29.12.1812Ordinary SeamanPedro RodriguesBG1812 - 29.12.1812BoyJohn MoriartyBG1812 - 29.12.1812LandmanGeorge WoodwardBG1812 - 29.12.1812Able SeamanHenry BurnettBG1812 - 29.12.1812Able SeamanJoseph HarperBG1812 - 29.12.1812Ordinary SeamanJohn CaseyBG1812 - 29.12.1812Ordinary SeamanWilliam AnsleyBG1812 - 29.12.1812LandmanJohn TreagarBG1812 - 29.12.1812Ordinary SeamanRichard ShawBG1812 - 29.12.1812BoyBenjamin PaulingBG1812 - 29.12.1812Captain of the AfterguardWilliam Weston (d.1812)BG1812 - 29.12.1812LandmanJoseph AllenBG1812 - 29.12.1812Able SeamanDavid AndersonBG1812 - 29.12.1812Captain of the ForetopPeter SandersBG1812 - 29.12.1812LandmanJohn WardBG1812 - 29.12.1812Ordinary SeamanJames MurryBG1812 - 29.12.1812Able SeamanJohn SharpBG1812 - 29.12.1812BoyGeorge HerneBG1812 - 29.12.1812LandmanWilliam Clarke (d.1812)BG1812 - 29.12.1812Able SeamanJohn AnsonBG1812 - 29.12.1812Able SeamanThomas PlattBG1812 - 29.12.1812Able SeamanSamuel Warren (d.aft.1812)BG1812 - 29.12.1812LandmanJames WhybrowBG1812 - 29.12.1812Able SeamanBenjamin LeechBG1812 - 29.12.1812LandmanJames DebnieBG1812 - 29.12.1812BoyWilliam RobertsBG1812 - 29.12.1812Able SeamanCharles Samuel (d.1812)BG1812 - 29.12.1812Able SeamanGeorge FellsBG1812 - 29.12.1812Ordinary SeamanLuigne P GuithardBG1812 - 29.12.1812Ordinary SeamanJames SmithBG1812 - 29.12.1812LandmanHenry NortonBG1812 - 29.12.1812Captain of the ForetopJohn RobinsonBG1812 - 29.12.1812LandmanBarusta M StanhoughBG1812 - 29.12.1812LandmanRichard WhittingtonBG

7 Marines


DatesRankNameSource
1812 - 29.12.1812PrivateCarl Schmidt (d.1812)BG1812 - 29.12.1812Sergeant of MarinesDavid BennettBG1812 - 29.12.1812Sergeant of MarinesDavid EllisBG1812 - 29.12.18122nd Lieutenant of MarinesDavid DaviesBG1812 - 29.12.1812PrivateGeorge Taylor (d.1812)BG1812 - 29.12.1812PrivateJohn Doel (d.1812)BG1812 - 29.12.1812PrivateMatthew McClew (d.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) off the coast of Brazil

 

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