Lavinia

5060
Nominal Guns44BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered15.2.1797BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down5.1798BWAS-1793
Launched6.3.1806BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardMilford Haven - Pembrokeshire BWAS-1793
Designed byJean-Louis Barrallier (1751-1834)BWAS-1793
ConstructorPhilemon JacobsBWAS-1793
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Sunk in Collision1.3.1870BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck158' 1"Imperial Feet48.1584 
Length of Keel132' 9 ½"Imperial Feet40.2463 
Breadth40' 8 ¾"Imperial Feet12.2111 
Depth in Hold14' 0"Imperial Feet4.2672 
Draught Forward11' 6"Imperial Feet3.3528 
Draught Aft13' 6"Imperial Feet3.9624 
Burthen1,171 6794Tons BM 

Armament


7.1806Broadside Weight = 498 Imperial Pound ( 225.843 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck30 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck8 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck6 British 9-Pounder
Forecastle4 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder

4 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
2.1806 - 1.1808CaptainWilliam StuartBWAS-17931.1808 - 6.1808CaptainJohn HancockBWAS-17936.1808 - 11.1810CaptainWilliam StuartBWAS-179311.1810 - 1812CaptainGeorge DigbyBWAS-1793

3 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1806 - 7.1809Master's MateJohn Adamson (d.1874)NBD18491809 - 1810MidshipmanGeorge Peard (1793-1837)RNB18238.8.1809 - 9.1809MidshipmanGeorge BeaseleyNBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
5.1798Began building at Milford Haven - Pembrokeshire BWAS-1793
6.3.1806Completed building at Milford Haven - Pembrokeshire at a cost of £26927.0.0dBWAS-1793
6.3.1806Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
11.7.1806Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £15669.0.0dBWAS-1793
30.1.1808Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1793
28.4.1809Sailed with an East India convoyBWAS-1793
28.7.1809Walcheren Expedition
17.7.1810Sailed for PortugalBWAS-1793
1811In the MediterraneanBWAS-1793
2.1813fitting for ordinary at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
2.1815Began large repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
9.1816Laid up at Plymouth until 1835BWAS-1793
9.1816Completed large repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £40468.0.0dBWAS-1793
4.1836Began fitting as a Lazarette at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
7.1836Completed fitting as a Lazarette at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
1837Quarantine service at Liverpool until 1850BWAS-1793
1.1852Began fitting as a Coal Depot at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
4.1852Completed fitting as a Coal Depot at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
1.3.1870Sunk in a collision with s.s. CimbriaBWAS-1793
31.3.1870Sold 'as she lies'BWAS-1793


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
RNB1823Royal Navy BiographyJohn MarshallDigital Book
 

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