Nominal Guns44BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down5.1813BWAS-1793
First Commissioned5.1814BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardBlackwall - London BWAS-1793
Ship ClassEndymion ClassBWAS-1793
Constructor Wigram and GreenBWAS-1793
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck159' 2"Imperial Feet48.4641 
Length of Keel132' 1 ¼"Imperial Feet40.24 
Breadth42' 1 ½"Imperial Feet12.8143 
Depth in Hold12' 4"Imperial Feet3.7084 
Draught Forward9' 7"Imperial Feet2.921 
Draught Aft12' 6"Imperial Feet3.7338 
Burthen1,246 8694Tons BM 


12.2.1814Broadside Weight = 665 Imperial Pound ( 301.5775 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck28 British 24-Pounder
Quarterdeck16 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle4 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1795340Design Complement

2 Ship Commanders

5.1814 - 1818Captain Arthur FarquharBWAS-17932.1818 - 1822Captain Francis Augustus Collier (1785-1849)BWAS-1793

1 Commissioned Officer

3.4.1818 - 11.1821First Lieutenant John Norman Campbell (d.1849)NBD1849

2 Petty Officers

1814Midshipman William Ball (1794-?)NBD18499.1818 - 10.1822Midshipman William BarwellNBD1849

Service History

21.2.1814Began fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
5.1814Commissioned for the Cape of Good HopeBWAS-1793
30.6.1814Completed fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
2.1817Refitted as a 50 gun Fourth Rate Frigate
10.1817Began small repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
6.1818Completed small repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £5697.0.0dBWAS-1793
2.12.1819Operations at Ras-al-Khaimah
16.4.1822Sold at Bombay for 3,780BWAS-1793


Previous comments on this page

Posted by AvM on Thursday 6th of July 2017 02:51

She was sold to Muscat, not renamed

Posted by Brian on Tuesday 13th of May 2014 20:47

1820 - An expedition consisting of the Liverpool frigate, Captain Collier, Eden, Catron, and Curlew sloops, and four Company's cruisers, with 4700 troops, under Major-Gen. Sir W. Keir, sailed from Bombay last September, to root out the pirates in the Persian Gulf.

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