Nominal Guns38BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down11.1801BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardWoolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
Ship ClassLively Class
Designed byWilliam Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
ConstructorEdward SisonBWAS-1793
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigate
Sailing RigShip Rigged


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck154' 1"Imperial Feet46.9392 
Length of Keel129' 7 ¾"Imperial Feet39.3383 
Breadth39' 6"Imperial Feet11.8872 
Depth in Hold13' 6"Imperial Feet4.0132 
Burthen1,075 9094Tons BM 


7.1804Broadside Weight = 494 Imperial Pound ( 224.029 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck28 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck12 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck2 British 9-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
7.1804284 BWAS-1793

2 Commanding Officers

7.1804 - 6.1806CaptainGraham Eden Hamond (1779-1862)BWAS-17936.1806 - 10.8.1810CaptainGeorge McKinleyBWAS-1793

1 Petty Officer

1805 - 14.10.1807MidshipmanGeorge Hans Blake (1791-?)NBD1849

3 Crewmen

8.1804 - 18051st Class VolunteerGeorge Hans Blake (1791-?)NBD18493.12.1808 - 10.8.18101st Class VolunteerRobert Aitcheson (1795-1861)NL18653.12.1808 - 10.8.18101st Class VolunteerRobert Aitchison (1795-1861)NL1865

Service History

5.10.1804Battle of Cape St Maria
3.1806Convoy for landing at NaplesBWAS-1793
18.6.1808Sailed for PortugalBWAS-1793
18.9.1809Took the Privateer L'Aurore (16)
17.6.1810Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1793
10.8.1810Wrecked off MaltaBWAS-1793


BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
NL1865The Navy List 1865The AdmiraltyDigital Book

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