Owen Glendower

5658
Nominal Guns36BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered1.10.1806BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down1.1807BWAS-1793
Launched21.11.1808BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardKingston upon Hull - Yorkshire - The Humber BWAS-1793
Ship ClassApollo ClassBWAS-1793
Designed byWilliam Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
ConstructorThomas SteemsonBWAS-1793
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Sold1884BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck145' 3"Imperial Feet44.196 
Length of Keel121' 11 ⅜"Imperial Feet36.8903 
Breadth38' 3 ½"Imperial Feet11.5951 
Depth in Hold13' 3"Imperial Feet3.9624 
Burthen951 394Tons BM 

Armament


21.11.1808Broadside 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

7 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1.1809 - 3.1811CaptainWilliam Selby (d.1811)BWAS-179329.3.1811 - 1811CaptainEdward Henry A'Court (1783-1855)NBD18497.1811 - 5.1816CaptainBrian HodgsonBWAS-17938.1819 - 9.1822CaptainRobert Cavendish Spencer (1791-1830)BWAS-179311.1822 - 4.9.1823CaptainSir Robert Mends (d.1823)BWAS-17934.9.1823 - 1824CommanderJohn Filmore (d.1839)BWAS-17931825CaptainHood Hanway ChristianBWAS-1793

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1811 - 1812Vice-Admiral of the Blue Samuel Hood (1762-1814)BWAS-1793

5 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
6.1815 - 1816LieutenantThomas BunnNBD184913.2.1822 - 14.6.1824LieutenantThomas BallNBD18493.1824 - 10.4.1824Acting LieutenantCheesman Henry BinsteadNBD18495.11.1824 - 1826LieutenantRichard Henry King (1790-1862)NBD184921.12.1825 - 1826LieutenantEdward KellyNBD1849

5 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
11.1809 - 1810Master's MateWilliam Case Burbidge (1789-?)NBD18498.1811 - 1812MidshipmanRichard BudgenNBD18491820 - 1822MidshipmanThomas Carey (1797-?)NBD18491823 - 3.1824Master's MateCheesman Henry BinsteadNBD18492.1825 - 5.1825MidshipmanGeorge William RabettNBD1849

1 Passenger


DatesRankNameSource
10.1821 - 1822CaptainDonat Henry O'Brien (1785-?)NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
1.1807Began building at Kingston upon Hull - Yorkshire - The Humber BWAS-1793
21.11.1808Completed building at Kingston upon Hull - Yorkshire - The Humber at a cost of £18364.0.0dBWAS-1793
3.12.1808Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
22.3.1809Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £13102.0.0dBWAS-1793
8.5.1809Occupation of AnholtBWAS-1793
10.3.1810Took the Privateer La Camille (14) in the Channel
26.4.1810Sailed with a convoy for QuebecBWAS-1793
27.9.1810Sailed with a convoy for Cape of Good HopeBWAS-1793
1.10.1810Took the Privateer L'Indomptable (16) off the Lizard
3.10.1811Sailed for the East IndiesBWAS-1793
5.1814Took the Privateer Hyder Ali (12)
5.1816Paid off at ChathamBWAS-1793
3.7.1816

Passed the Lieutenant's exam

NBD1849
3.1817Began large repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
5.1819Completed large repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £42521.0.0dBWAS-1793
6.1819Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
8.1819Recommissioned for South AmericaBWAS-1793
10.1819Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £7507.0.0dBWAS-1793
9.1822Paid offBWAS-1793
10.1822Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
11.1822Recommissioned for the African StationBWAS-1793
1.1823Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £6856.0.0dBWAS-1793
10.1824Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
2.1825Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £15619.0.0dBWAS-1793
12.1828Began small repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
12.1829Completed small repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £18223.0.0dBWAS-1793
3.1842Began fitting as a Convict Ship at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
10.1842Completed fitting as a Convict Ship at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £9185.0.0dBWAS-1793
1880Receiving ship at GibraltarBWAS-1793
1884Sold to F. Danino at Gibraltar for £1,035.17.8dBWAS-1793


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
 

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