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5542
Nominal Guns50BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered6.5.1813BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down6.1813BWAS-1793
Launched10.11.1813BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardBlackwall - London BWAS-1793
Designed by
Jean-Louis BarrallierFrench
Naval Sailor
Designer
Ship Builder
Administrator
Service 1767-1817
BWAS-1793
Constructor
Wigram and GreenBritish
Ship Builder
BWAS-1793
CategoryFourth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigateBWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Sold12.6.1850BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck176' 5"Imperial Feet53.6465 
Length of Keel149' 5 ¾"Imperial Feet45.4343 
Breadth44' 8"Imperial Feet13.462 
Depth in Hold15' 1 ½"Imperial Feet4.5847 
Burthen1,556Tons BM 

Armament


11.1813Broadside Weight = 912 Imperial Pound ( 413.592 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck30 British 24-Pounder
Spardeck24 British 42-Pounder Carronade
Spardeck4 British 24-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
11.1813450 BWAS-1793

6 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
11.1813 - 12.1813Captain
Sir George Ralph CollierBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1787-1820
BWAS-1793
12.1813 - 9.1815Captain
George StuartBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1801-1815
BWAS-1793
9.1815 - 11.1815Captain
Samuel RobertsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1806-1825
BWAS-1793
11.1815 - 10.4.1816Commander
Henry MeynellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1813-1817
BWAS-1793
10.4.1816 - 9.1817Captain
Henry MeynellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1813-1817
BWAS-1793
11.1818 - 1.1822Captain
Arthur FanshaweBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1813-1822
BWAS-1793

2 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1816 - 1817Rear-Admiral of the White
Sir Pulteney MalcolmBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1835
BWAS-1793
11.1818 - 1822Rear-Admiral
Edward Griffith ColpoysBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1822
BWAS-1793

3 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
2.1814 - 1.1816Lieutenant
Samuel AllenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1796-1816
NL1865
1818Lieutenant
John Popham BakerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1796-1821
NBD1849
9.3.1820 - 19.7.1820Acting Lieutenant
James Vashon BakerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1811-1863
NBD1849

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
2.3.1819 - 18191st Class Volunteer
Jonas Archer AbbottBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1819-1841
NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
6.1813Began building at Blackwall - London BWAS-1793
10.11.1813Completed building at Blackwall - London at a cost of £39192.0.0dBWAS-1793
28.12.1814Took the Schooner
Prince de Neufchatel (18) 1813-1814
American 18 Gun
Privateer Schooner
in the Atlantic

10.1815Began fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
12.1815Completed fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
2.1817Refitted as a 60 gun Fourth Rate Frigate
9.1817Paid offBWAS-1793
4.1818Began small repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
6.1818Completed small repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
11.1818Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
3.1819Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
1.1822Paid off at PortsmouthBWAS-1793
4.1824Began fitting as a Lazarette at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
6.1824Completed fitting as a Lazarette at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
9.1827Moved to LiverpoolBWAS-1793
12.6.1850Sold to John Brown for £2,500BWAS-1793

 

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