Medina

5331
Nominal Guns20BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered18.11.1812BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down1.1813BWAS-1793
Launched13.8.1813BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardBuckler's Hard - Hampshire BWAS-1793
Ship ClassCyrus ClassBWAS-1793
Designed by William Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
Constructor Edward AdamsBWAS-1793
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypePost Ship BWAS-1793
Sold4.1.1832BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck115' 6"Imperial Feet35.0622 
Length of Gundeck115' 8 ½"Imperial Feet35.0647 
Length of Keel97' 2"Imperial Feet29.5729 
Breadth29' 10"Imperial Feet8.8392 
Depth in Hold8' 6"Imperial Feet2.5908 
Draught Forward8' 4"Imperial Feet2.54 
Draught Aft9' 7"Imperial Feet2.921 
Burthen460Tons BM 
Burthen454 8094Tons BM 

Armament


13.8.1813Broadside Weight = 326 Imperial Pound ( 147.841 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck20 British 32-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
27.11.1812135Design Complement

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
18.11.1813 - 1.1816Captain Henry Bourchier (1787-1852)NBD1849

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
11.1813 - 1.1815First Lieutenant William Absolon (1789-?)NBD184913.5.1829 - 25.6.1831Lieutenant John Moore Cole AireyNL1865

Service History


DateEventSource
14.8.1813Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
20.12.1813Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
1814Sailed for NewfoundlandBWAS-1793
12.1815Laid up at ChathamBWAS-1793
8.1820Began very small repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
12.1820Recommissioned for the MediterraneanBWAS-1793
3.1821Completed very small repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
1826Paid off?BWAS-1793
7.1827Began small repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
3.1828Recommissioned for the African stationBWAS-1793
5.1828Completed small repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
1831Paid off?BWAS-1793
4.1.1832Sold to John Small Sedger, Rotherhithe for £1,610BWAS-1793

 

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