Nominal Guns38BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Fifth Rate frigate 'La Néréide' (1808) (44)
ShipyardSt Malo - Brittany NNF-1800
Ship ClassConsolante ClassNNF-1800
Designed by François Timothée Benjamin Pestel (1763-1828)NNF-1800
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Broken Up5.1819BWAS-1793


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck154' 6"Imperial Feet46.942 
Length of Keel129' 3 ¼"Imperial Feet39.3256 
Breadth40' 3"Imperial Feet12.2682 
Moulded Breadth39' 7"Imperial Feet11.907 
Depth in Hold12' 11"Imperial Feet3.6703 
Burthen1,113 9094Tons BM 


2.1813Broadside Weight = 517 Imperial Pound ( 234.4595 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck28 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck14 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
2.1813300 BWAS-1793

3 Ship Commanders

2.1813 - 8.1814Captain Lucius Curtis (1786-?)BWAS-17938.1814 - 9.1814Captain Bentick Cavendish DoyleBWAS-17939.1814 - 1815Captain James Alexander Gordon (1782-1869)BWAS-1793

2 Commissioned Officers

13.2.1813 - 30.8.1815Lieutenant John Leigh BeckfordNBD184930.8.1815 - 31.10.1815Lieutenant Richard HoareRNB1823

2 Petty Officers

9.1812 - 2.1815Midshipman Frederick William Beechey (1796-?)NBD18491816Midshipman Thomas Carey (1797-?)NBD1849

1 Crewman

7.9.1816 - 11.1816Volunteer Courtenay Edmund William Boyle (1800-?)NBD1849

Service History

6.4.1812Arrived at PortsmouthBWAS-1793
9.1812Began small repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
4.1813Completed small repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
1816In Ordinary at SheernessBWAS-1793
5.1819Broken up at SheernessBWAS-1793


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