Malabar -> 1815 Coromandel

5233
Nominal Guns56
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyBritish Merchant merchantman 'Cuvera' (1798) (24)
Purchased30.5.1804
ShipyardCalcutta - Bengal - Hooghly BWAS-1793
CategoryFourth Rate
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Broken Up12.1853

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck168' 6"Imperial Feet51.2086 
Length of Keel127' 4"Imperial Feet38.7134 
Breadth37' 2"Imperial Feet11.2849 
Burthen935 5694Tons BM 

Armament


7.1804Broadside Weight = 789 Imperial Pound ( 357.8115 kg)BWAS-1793
Lower Gun Deck28 British 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 British 24-Pound Carronade
Upper Gun Deck10 British 24-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck6 British 24-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder

8 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
7.1804 - 1805Captain George Byng (d.1831)BWAS-17931805 - 1806Captain Robert HallBWAS-17939.2.1806 - 12.3.1806Acting Captain John Ayscough (1775-1864) Transfered ADM 196/3/4ADM 1963.1806 - 7.1806Captain George ScottBWAS-17937.1806Commander James Ayscough (d.1808)BWAS-179312.1806 - 1808Captain John Temple (d.1808)BWAS-17935.1808 - 7.1809Master J. HenzellBWAS-17937.1809 - 1815Captain F. BradshawBWAS-1793

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
25.1.1834 - 15.12.1834First Lieutenant Charles Anstruther Barlow (1800-?)NBD1849

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
17.3.1805 - 18061st Class Volunteer Francis BickerstaffNBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
6.1804Began fitting at Deptford - London BWAS-1793
24.7.1804Completed fitting at Deptford - London BWAS-1793
24.7.1804Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
19.11.1804Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
1805Sailed for the West IndiesBWAS-1793
2.1.1806Took the Schooner La Napoléon (4) off Port Azarades
11.1806Began fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
12.1806Refitted as a 20 gun Unrated Storeship
1.1807Completed fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
25.6.1807Sailed for the River PlateBWAS-1793
7.1808Began fitted as a storeship at UnknownBWAS-1793
8.1808Completed fitted as a storeshipBWAS-1793
7.3.1815Renamed CoromandelBWAS-1793
7.1818Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
9.1818Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
8.1819Began fitting as a Convict Ship at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
10.1819Completed fitting as a Convict Ship at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
12.1821Laid up at PortsmouthBWAS-1793
6.1827Began fitting as a Receiving Ship at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
10.1827Completed fitting as a Receiving Ship at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
1828Prison ship at BermudaBWAS-1793
2.5.1853Ordered to be broken upBWAS-1793
12.1853Broken up at BermudaBWAS-1793

 

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