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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 RuleBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1778-1813
BWAS-1793
Constructor
Robert John NelsonBritish
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1789
BWAS-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 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
11.1811 - 9.1813Captain
George BurdettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1814
BWAS-1793
9.1813 - 1815Captain
Alexander GordonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1796-1815
BWAS-1793
1815Captain
William SkipseyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1816
BWAS-1793

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
12.12.1823 - 1827Commodore
Charles BullenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1779-1852
NBD1849

4 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
12.12.1823 - 29.12.1825Commander
Charles CrowdyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1799-1834
NBD1849
23.12.1828 - 13.12.1823First Lieutenant
Marcus Freeman BrownriggBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1816-1833
NBD1849
30.8.1830 - 10.12.1831Acting Lieutenant
James CampbellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1821-1841
NBD1849
10.12.1831 - 8.1832Lieutenant
James CampbellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1821-1841
NBD1849

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
4.1826 - 1.10.1830Master's Mate
Jonas Archer AbbottBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1819-1841
NBD1849

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
6.1813 - 24.12.18131st Class Volunteer
Joseph Francis BakerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1810-1828
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) 1812-1812
French 2 Gun
Privateer
in the Mediterranean

19.6.1812Sailed for North AmericaBWAS-1793
3.8.1812Took the Schooner
Commodore Barry (6) 1812-1812
American 6 Gun
Privateer Schooner
by boats, in the Bay of Fundy

3.8.1812Took the Schooner
Madison (2) 1812-1812
American 2 Gun
Privateer Schooner
by boats, in the Bay of Fundy

3.8.1812Took the Schooner
Olive (1) 1812-1812
American 1 Gun
Privateer Schooner
by boats, in the Bay of Fundy

3.8.1812Took the Schooner
Spence (2) 1811-1812
American 2 Gun
Privateer Schooner
by boats, in the Bay of Fundy

6.8.1812Took the Privateer
Morning Star (1) 1812-1812
American 1 Gun
Privateer
by boats, in the Bay of Fundy

13.8.1812Took the Schooner
Dolphin (2) 1812-1812
American 2 Gun
Privateer Schooner
off Cape Sable

17.10.1812Took the Sloop
Rapid (14) 1812-1812
American 14 Gun
Privateer Sloop
on St George\'s Bank

14.2.1813Took the Schooner
Cora (8) 1813-1813
American 8 Gun
Privateer Schooner

17.7.1813Took the Ship
Yorktown (20) 1813-1813
American 20 Gun
Privateer Ship

31.10.1813Took the Privateer
Black Swan (2) 1813-1813
American 2 Gun
Privateer

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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