Maidstone

5231
Nominal Guns36BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered8.1.1810BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down9.1810BWAS-1793
Launched18.10.1811BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
Ship ClassApollo ClassBWAS-1793
Designed by William Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
Constructor Robert John NelsonBWAS-1793
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Broken Up16.6.1865BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck145' 0"Imperial Feet44.196 
Length of Keel121' 8 ¾"Imperial Feet36.8999 
Breadth38' 3"Imperial Feet11.5824 
Depth in Hold13' 3 ½"Imperial Feet3.9751 
Draught Forward10' 6"Imperial Feet3.048 
Draught Aft14' 1"Imperial Feet4.2672 
Burthen947 3094Tons BM 

Armament


18.10.1811Broadside Weight = 476 Imperial Pound ( 215.866 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck26 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck10 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck2 British 9-Pounder
Forecastle4 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1798264Design Complement

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
11.1811 - 9.1813Captain George BurdettBWAS-17939.1813 - 1815Captain Alexander GordonBWAS-17931815Captain William SkipseyBWAS-1793

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
12.12.1823 - 1827Commodore Charles Bullen (1768-1853)NBD1849

4 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
12.12.1823 - 29.12.1825Commander Charles Crowdy (1786-?)NBD184923.12.1828 - 13.12.1823First Lieutenant Marcus Freeman BrownriggNBD184930.8.1830 - 10.12.1831Acting Lieutenant James CampbellNBD184910.12.1831 - 8.1832Lieutenant James CampbellNBD1849

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
4.1826 - 1.10.1830Master's Mate Jonas Archer AbbottNBD1849

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
6.1813 - 24.12.18131st Class Volunteer Joseph Francis Baker (1798-1856)NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
9.1810Began First cost, including fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
18.10.1811Completed First cost, including fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £38083.0.0dBWAS-1793
18.10.1811Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
13.12.1811Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
4.4.1812Took the Privateer Le Martinet (2) in the Mediterranean
19.6.1812Sailed for North AmericaBWAS-1793
3.8.1812Took the Schooner Commodore Barry (6) by boats, in the Bay of Fundy
3.8.1812Took the Schooner Madison (2) by boats, in the Bay of Fundy
3.8.1812Took the Schooner Olive (1) by boats, in the Bay of Fundy
3.8.1812Took the Schooner Spence (2) by boats, in the Bay of Fundy
6.8.1812Took the Privateer Morning Star (1) by boats, in the Bay of Fundy
13.8.1812Took the Schooner Dolphin (2) off Cape Sable
17.10.1812Took the Sloop Rapid (14) on St George\'s Bank
14.2.1813Took the Schooner Cora (8)
17.7.1813Took the Ship Yorktown (20)
31.10.1813Took the Privateer Black Swan (2)
7.1816Began middling repair at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
4.1818Completed middling repair at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £26201.0.0dBWAS-1793
8.1818fitting for ordinary at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
11.1823Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
3.1824Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
9.1827Began making good defects at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
12.1827Completed making good defects at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
8.1832Paid off into Ordinary at PortsmouthBWAS-1793
2.1838Began fitting as a Coal Depot at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
3.1838Completed fitting as a Coal Depot at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £1120.0.0dBWAS-1793
26.1.1867Broken up by J. White at CowesBWAS-1793

 

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