Pandour

5688
Nominal Guns44BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyDutch Fourth Rate frigate 'Hector' (1784) (44)
Captured28.8.1799BWAS-1793
ShipyardAmsterdam - Holland BWAS-1793
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Hulked5.1805BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck134' 3"Imperial Feet40.8454 
Length of Keel108' 11"Imperial Feet32.9216 
Breadth39' 3 ½"Imperial Feet11.8999 
Depth in Hold15' 2"Imperial Feet4.5822 
Burthen894 3994Tons BM 

Armament


1803Broadside Weight = 225 Imperial Pound ( 102.0375 kg)BWAS-1793
Lower Gun Deck20 British 12-Pounder
Lower Gun Deck2 British 6-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck22 British 9-Pounder

10.1804Broadside Weight = 561 Imperial Pound ( 254.4135 kg)BWAS-1793
Lower Gun Deck20 British 24-Pound Carronade
Upper Gun Deck22 British 24-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck4 British 24-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1803294Establishment as a 44-gun shipBWAS-1793

2 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
6.1801 - 1803Commander John Shortland (d.1809)BWAS-179310.1803 - 2.1805Captain John NashBWAS-1793

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1803 - 1805Midshipman William Lenthall Brake (1787-1858)NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
30.4.1800Arrived at SheernessBWAS-1793
5.1800Began fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
6.1800Completed fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £5901.0.0dBWAS-1793
5.1801Began fitting as a Troopship at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
26.5.1801Transfered to the Transport BoardBWAS-1793
6.1801Commissioned for the Egypt operationsBWAS-1793
7.1801Completed fitting as a Troopship at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £12277.0.0dBWAS-1793
10.1803Commissioned and sailed for the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1793
10.1804Returned to England and was converted to a floating batteryBWAS-1793
2.1805Paid offBWAS-1793
5.1805Transfered to the customs service as a store hulkB028

 

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