Laurel

5058
Nominal Guns38BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Fifth Rate frigate 'La Fidèle' (1809) (44)
Captured17.8.1809BWAS-1793
First Commissioned2.1811
ShipyardVlissingen NNF-1800
Ship ClassPallas Class
Designed byJacques-Noël Sané (1740-1831)NNF-1800
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigate
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Wrecked31.1.1812BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck152' 1"Imperial Feet46.3301 
Length of Keel127' 1"Imperial Feet38.7105 
Breadth40' 5"Imperial Feet12.319 
Moulded Breadth39' 9"Imperial Feet11.9126 
Depth in Hold12' 4"Imperial Feet3.7084 
Draught Forward9' 11"Imperial Feet2.7686 
Draught Aft14' 0"Imperial Feet4.2672 
Burthen1,104 1494Tons BM 

Armament


2.1811Broadside Weight = 252 Imperial Pound ( 114.282 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck28 British 18-Pounder

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
2.1811 - 31.1.1812CaptainSamuel Campbell RowleyBWAS-1793

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
16.2.1811 - 31.1.1812LieutenantJohn BrineNBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
7.8.1809Taken on the Stocks at Flushing, launched at taken to EnglandBWAS-1793
26.12.1809Arrived at WoolwichBWAS-1793
28.12.1809Ordered to be completedBWAS-1793
6.8.1810Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard BWAS-1793
13.4.1811Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard BWAS-1793
31.1.1812Wrecked in the Teigneuse Passage, near Quiberon PointBWAS-1793


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
NNF-1800Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1800 A 1815Alain DemerliacBook
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
 

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