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5063
Nominal Guns58BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered3.5.1813BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down6.1813BWAS-1793
Launched10.11.1813BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardBlackwall - London BWAS-1793
Designed by
William RuleBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1778-1813
BWAS-1793
Constructor
Wigram and GreenBritish
Ship Builder
BWAS-1793
CategoryFourth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigateBWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Broken Up3.1830BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck174' 0"Imperial Feet53.0352 
Length of Keel145' 1 ¾"Imperial Feet44.2151 
Breadth45' 1 ½"Imperial Feet13.7287 
Depth in Hold14' 4"Imperial Feet4.2926 
Burthen1,572 1094Tons BM 

Armament


12.1813Broadside Weight = 954 Imperial Pound ( 432.639 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck30 British 24-Pounder
Forecastle4 British 24-Pounder
Spardeck26 British 42-Pounder Carronade

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
12.1813450 BWAS-1793

6 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
12.1813 - 8.1815Captain
Sir George Ralph CollierBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1787-1820
BWAS-1793
8.1815 - 5.1816Captain
William SkipseyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1816
BWAS-1793
5.1816 - 7.1819Captain
Edward ChethamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1819
BWAS-1793
7.1819 - 2.1822Captain
Charles RichardsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1847
BWAS-1793
2.1822 - 5.1822Acting Captain
Price BlackwoodBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1714-1823
TGM
2.1822 - 5.1822Commander
Price BlackwoodBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1714-1823
BWAS-1793

2 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1817Rear-Admiral of the Blue
Sir David MilneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1795-1847
BWAS-1793
7.1819 - 3.12.1822Rear-Admiral of the Blue
Sir Henry Blackwood (1st Baronet of the Navy)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1782-1830
BWAS-1793

7 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1.5.1816 - 1816Lieutenant
Robert AitchisonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1808-1827
NL1865
4.9.1816 - 1816Lieutenant
Edward AitchisonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1808-1821
NBD1849
24.2.1818 - 4.4.1818Acting Lieutenant
John BrothersBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1807-1818
NBD1849
6.8.1819 - 4.1820Flag Lieutenant
Price BlackwoodBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1714-1823
TGM
11.5.1820 - 7.1822First Lieutenant
George BakerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1808-1846
NBD1849
8.8.1821 - 9.1.1823Flag Lieutenant
Mark John CurrieBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1813-1867
NBD1849
6.12.1821 - 14.4.1823Lieutenant
Michael QuinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1804-1863
NBD1849

6 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
3.8.1815 - 1815Midshipman
William AylingBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1805-1815
NBD1849
1816 - 27.8.1816Midshipman
Richard CalthorpBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1816
W033
9.1818 - 10.1822Midshipman
William BarwellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1811-1830
NBD1849
1820 - 1822Midshipman
John Gustavus CrosbieBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1819-1838
NBD1849
8.1820 - 14.3.1821Midshipman
Humphrey ButlerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1812-1839
NBD1849
1821 - 24.5.1822Midshipman
Marcus Freeman BrownriggBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1816-1833
NBD1849

2 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
12.12.1816 - 1.18191st Class Volunteer
Henry BeddekBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1814-1837
NBD1849
5.8.1819 - 18201st Class Volunteer
John Gustavus CrosbieBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1819-1838
NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
10.11.1813Began fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
18.2.1814Completed fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
22.6.1814Took the Brig
Rattlesnake (14) 1813-1814
American 14 Gun
Privateer Brig

28.12.1814Took the Schooner
Prince de Neufchatel (18) 1813-1814
American 18 Gun
Privateer Schooner
in the Atlantic

8.1815Began small repair at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
2.1816Completed small repair at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
27.8.1816Bombardment of Algiers
1817Flagship at HalifaxBWAS-1793
2.1817Refitted as a 60 gun Fourth Rate Frigate
7.1819Began small repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
11.1819Completed small repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
1822Returned to EnglandBWAS-1793
1823Receiving ship at PortsmouthBWAS-1793
3.1830Broken up at PortsmouthBWAS-1793

 

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