Pactolus

5671
Nominal Guns38BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered16.11.1812BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down1.1813BWAS-1793
Launched14.8.1813BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardDeptford Green - Deptford - Barnards' Thames Yards BWAS-1793
Ship ClassLeda ClassBWAS-1793
Designed bySir John Henslow (1730-1815)BWAS-1793
ConstructorFrances Barnard (d.1825)BWAS-1793
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Sold29.1.1818BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB028
Length of Gundeck150' 6"Imperial Feet45.723 
Breadth36' 6"Imperial Feet10.9982 
Burthen1,067Tons BM 

Armament


14.8.1813Broadside Weight = 425 Imperial Pound ( 192.7375 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck28 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck6 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck8 British 9-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1794284Design Complement

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
14.9.1814 - 1816CaptainFrederick Whitworth William Aylmer (1777-1858)NBD184915.1.1816 - 8.1817CaptainWilliam Hugh Dobbie (1771-1830)RNB1823

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
16.9.1813 - 1815LieutenantWilliam BishopNBD1849


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
B028Ships of the Royal Navy - Volume IJ. J. ColledgeBook
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
RNB1823Royal Navy BiographyJohn MarshallDigital Book
 

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