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Pallas

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Nominal Guns32BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered16.3.1804BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down6.1804BWAS-1793
Launched17.11.1804BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardPlymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
Designed by
William BatelyBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1741-1755
BWAS-1793
Constructor
Joseph TuckerBritish
Ship Builder
Administrator
Dockyard Staff
Service 1802-1831
BWAS-1793
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigateBWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Wrecked18.12.1810BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck127' 1"Imperial Feet38.7105 
Length of Keel107' 1"Imperial Feet32.6172 
Breadth34' 2"Imperial Feet10.3759 
Depth in Hold11' 10"Imperial Feet3.3528 
Draught Forward9' 6"Imperial Feet2.8956 
Draught Aft11' 10"Imperial Feet3.3528 
Burthen664 8694Tons BM 

Armament


17.11.1804Broadside Weight = 300 Imperial Pound ( 136.05 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck26 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck8 British 24-Pound Carronade
Forecastle4 British 24-Pound Carronade

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1804215Design Complement

10 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
12.1804 - 8.1806Captain
Thomas CochraneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1795-1857
BWAS-1793
8.1806 - 6.1807Captain
George MillerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1810
BWAS-1793
6.1807 - 3.1808Captain
John Acworth OmmanneyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1828
BWAS-1793
3.1808 - 6.1809Captain
Sir George Francis SeymourBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1804-1866
BWAS-1793
1809Captain
William Hugh DobbieBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1783-1817
RNB1823
6.1809 - 10.1809Captain
William Hugh DobbieBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1783-1817
BWAS-1793
16.9.1809 - 5.1810Captain
George CadoganBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1795-1857
BWAS-1793
5.1810 - 16.1810Captain
Sir James BowenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1801-1812
BWAS-1793
6.1810 - 10.1810Captain
Edwards Lloyd GrahamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1797-1814
BWAS-1793
10.1810 - 18.12.1810Captain
George Paris MonkeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1775-1810
BWAS-1714

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1806 - 15.8.1806Lieutenant
John HaswellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1803-1811
BWAS-1793

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRankNameSource
11.12.1804 - 2.1.1807Master
James SutherlandBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1803-1814
ADM 29-1

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
3.3.1808 - 1810Midshipman
George BlandBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1806-1815
NBD1849

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
10.6.1810 - 12.18101st Class Volunteer
Cheesman Henry BinsteadBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1810-1841
NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
3.1805Entered port with gold candlesticks five feet high at each mastheadTRN5
5.4.1806Pallas in the Gironde
5.4.1806Took the Brig-Corvette
La Tapageuse (14) 1795-1806
French 14 Gun
Unrated Brig-Corvette
by boats in the Gironde

5.5.1806Aided by the
Fox (8) 1803-1806
British 8 Gun
Hired Cutter
1804 Renamed "Frisk"
, cutter, and
Contest (12) 1804-1809
British 12 Gun
Unrated Gun-brig
, brig, a party of seamen under Lord Cochrane stormed a French battery on the Pointe de l'Aiguillon and spiked three 36-pr. guns
TRN5
14.5.1806Action of 1806-05-14
6.5.1807Took the Privateer
L'Alerte (14) 1807-1807
French 14 Gun
Privateer

18.12.1810Wrecked off May Island in the Firth of Forth,
Nymphe (36) 1780-1810
British 36 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
also lost
BWAS-1793

 

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Posted by Tim Oakley on Wednesday 6th of June 2012 21:43

18 Dec 1810 Pallas 32 Captain George Paris Monke and Nymphe 36 Captain Edward Snyd Clay wrecked off Dunbar at the mouth of the Firth of Forth

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