Nominal Guns32BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down12.1778BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardBatson's Yard - Limehouse Hole BWAS-1714
Ship ClassAmazon ClassBWAS-1714
Designed by John Williams (1700-?)BWAS-1714
Constructor Robert Batson (1735-1806)BWAS-1714
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Broken Up7.1811BWAS-1714


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck126' 6 ½"Imperial Feet38.4175 
Length of Keel104' 7 ½"Imperial Feet31.7119 
Breadth35' 2 ¼"Imperial Feet10.6744 
Depth in Hold12' 1 ½"Imperial Feet3.6703 
Draught Forward8' 4"Imperial Feet2.54 
Draught Aft13' 3"Imperial Feet3.9878 
Burthen689 2994Tons BM 


30.9.1780Broadside Weight = 228 Imperial Pound ( 103.398 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck26 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 18-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck4 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 18-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1770220Design Complement

10 Ship Commanders

20.9.1780 - 16.3.1785Captain James Montagu (1752-1794) ADM 6/22/173BWAS-171410.5.1790 - 4.9.1791Captain Samuel Hood (1762-1814) ADM 6/24/27BWAS-17145.9.1791 - 1794Captain Samuel Hood (1762-1814) ADM 6/24/133ADM 6/241794 - 1.1796Captain Amelius Beauclerk (1771-1846)BWAS-17143.1794 - 10.11.1795Captain Amelius Beauclerk (1771-1846)NBD18498.1798 - 1801Captain George DundasBWAS-17141802 - 10.1802Captain John ManleyBWAS-171410.1802 - 2.1807Captain Henry RichardsonBWAS-17142.1807 - 7.1807CaptainSir Charles Marsh Schomberg (d.1835)BWAS-17147.1807 - 9.7.1807Captain Granville ProbyBWAS-1714

1 Commissioned Officer

1792 - 1793Lieutenant Thomas Byam Martin (1773-1854)ODNB

5 Petty Officers

3.1791 - 1792Midshipman George Ralph Collier (1774-1824)ref:6163.1801 - 1805Midshipman William Bowers (1784-1845)NBD184911.1802 - 2.1806Midshipman Charles BowenBWAS-17143.11.1802 - 23.3.1803Midshipman Frederick Hugh Evelyn Houghton (1783-1812)ref:10733.11.1802 - 23.3.1803Midshipman Charles Evelyn Daniel Francis Poplet Houghton (1784-?)ref:1073

Service History

30.9.1780building at Limehouse - London at a cost of £8500.1.5dBWAS-1714
31.9.1780Began coppering and fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
14.12.1780Completed coppering and fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £8184.18.1dBWAS-1714
10.2.1781Took the Privateer La Revanche (18) off Beachy Head
6.2.1782Sailed with Bickerton's squadron for the East indiesBWAS-1714
20.6.17832nd Battle of Cuddalore

Paid off

4.1785fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
1.1788Began small repair at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
11.1788Completed small repair at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £9042.0.0dBWAS-1714
5.1790Began fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
6.1790Completed fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £3397.0.0dBWAS-1714
20.6.1790Sailed for JamaicaBWAS-1714

Paid off

1.1793fitting at Portsmouth - Hampshire at a cost of £2305.0.0dBWAS-1714
17.2.1793Took the Privateer L'Entreprenant (10)
2.3.1793Took the Privateer La Palme (12)
4.1793Took the Privateer Le Laborieux
22.5.1793Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
8.1.1794Attack on Mortello TowerBWAS-1714
11.1.1794Escaped from ToulonBWAS-1714
10.1795Returned home with a convoyBWAS-1714
7.10.1795Action of 1795-10-07

Paid off

1.1796Began large repair at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
9.1798Completed large repair at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £20442.0.0dBWAS-1714
8.1799In the HelderBWAS-1714
2.1800Sailed for JamaicaBWAS-1714

Paid off

9.1802Began fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
2.1803Completed fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £7728.0.0dBWAS-1714
8.4.1803Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
8.9.1803Took the Privateer Les Quatres Fils (4) In the Mediterranean
4.1806Operations in theg Bay of NaplesBWAS-1714
9.7.1807Paid offADM 51
1808In ordinary at WoolwichBWAS-1714
7.1811Borken up at WoolwichBWAS-1714


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