Perlen -> 1836 Perlin

5717
Nominal Guns38
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyDanish Fifth Rate frigate 'Pærlen' (1804) (38)
Captured7.9.1807
First Commissioned3.1809
ShipyardNyholm Dockyard - Copenhagen W006
CategoryFifth Rate
Ship TypeFrigate
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Sold17.7.1846

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck156' 0"Imperial Feet47.5488 
Length of Keel133' 0"Imperial Feet40.5384 
Breadth41' 3"Imperial Feet12.573 
Depth in Hold12' 2"Imperial Feet3.683 
Burthen1,203 7194Tons BM 

Armament


3.1809Broadside Weight = 517 Imperial Pound ( 234.4595 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck28 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck14 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
3.1809284 BWAS-1793

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
3.1809 - 1810CaptainNorborn ThompsonBWAS-17934.1812CaptainJohn Allen (1774-1854)NBD1849

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
7.3.1809 - 5.1811LieutenantRichard BastardNBD18491.10.1810 - 23.9.1811LieutenantWilliam BishopNBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
8.11.1807Arrived at ChathamBWAS-1793
12.1808Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
3.6.1809Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
28.7.1809Walcheren Expedition
12.11.1809Sailed for the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1793
2.1813Began fitting as a Lazarette at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
3.1813Completed fitting as a Lazarette at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
4.1813At MilfordBWAS-1793
21.1.1821Moved to LiverpoolBWAS-1793
1836Renamed PerlinBWAS-1793
17.7.1846Ordered to be soldBWAS-1793


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
W006Sailing WarshipsTeemuWeb Site
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
 

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