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Pegasus

5721
Nominal Guns28BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered21.2.1778BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down20.6.1778BWAS-1714
Launched1.6.1779BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
Ship ClassEnterprise Class (1771)BWAS-1714
Designed by
John WilliamsBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1762-1778
BWAS-1714
Constructor
Adam HayesBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1748-1785
BWAS-1714
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeFrigateBWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Sold28.8.1816BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck120' 6"Imperial Feet36.5836 
Length of Keel99' 6"Imperial Feet30.1921 
Breadth33' 6"Imperial Feet10.1092 
Depth in Hold11' 0"Imperial Feet3.3528 
Burthen593 8994Tons BM 

Armament


1.6.1779Broadside Weight = 117 Imperial Pound ( 53.0598 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck24 British 9-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck12 British 1/2-Pound Swivel
Quarterdeck4 British 3-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
3.1.1771200Design Complement

11 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
8.5.1779 - 20.6.1780Captain
John BazelyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1753-1805
Transfered ADM 6/21/553
BWAS-1714
20.6.1780 - 22.9.1783Captain
John StanhopeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1756-1799
ADM 6/22/144
BWAS-1714
10.4.1786 - 1.3.1788Captain
HRH Prince William Henry (Prince William Henry)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1785-1814
Transfered ADM 6/23/326
BWAS-1714
30.1.1789 - 19.3.1789Captain
William Albany OtwayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1773-1814
Transfered ADM 6/23/505
ADM 6/23
19.3.1789 - 6.12.1790Captain
Herbert SawyerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1780-1825
ADM 6/23/515
BWAS-1714
6.12.1790 - 22.3.1792Captain
William DomettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1769-1819
Transfered ADM 6/24/94
BWAS-1714
30.4.1793 - 1.7.1793Captain
Charles BoylesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1777-1814
Transfered ADM 6/24/233
ADM 6/24
13.6.1793 - 7.7.1794Captain
Robert BarlowBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1823
Transfered ADM 6/24/245
BWAS-1714
7.7.1794 - 7.1795Captain
George CountessBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1774-1810
ADM 6/25/57
BWAS-1714
24.7.1795 - 2.1797Captain
Ross DonnellyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1781-1838
BWAS-1714
18.2.1800 - 1805Commander
John PengellyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1780-1783
BWAS-1714

5 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
17.3.1786 - 10.4.1786First Lieutenant
HRH Prince William Henry (Prince William Henry)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1785-1814
ADM 6/23/321
ADM 6/23
1794 - 5.1794Lieutenant
Edward CodringtonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1783-1856
ref:616
1794First Lieutenant
Stephen SeymourBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1791-1794
ref:924
1794Second Lieutenant
Edward Leveson GowerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1814
ref:924
4.1800 - 2.1802Acting Lieutenant
Samuel BromleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1792-1812
NBD1849

8 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1794Acting Master
David WallaceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794
ref:924
1794Boatswain
John LevensBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794
ref:924
1794Carpenter
James SkellicomBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794
ref:924
1794Gunner
Henry GlenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794
ref:924
1794Surgeon
William FullerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1794
ref:924
1794Purser
Thomas R SpearmanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1791-1827
ref:924
13.3.1795 - 6.8.1796Gunner
Charles FieldBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1780-1802
ADM 29-1
8.12.1795 - 6.9.1796Boatswain
Thomas NeedhamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1814
NAO

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
11.1795 - 1798Midshipman
Hew StewartBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1816
ref:

9 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
4.1786 - 3.1788Captain's Servant
Thomas Byam MartinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1785-1849
ODNB
1794Able Seaman
William FraserBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794
ADM 171/8
1794Able Seaman
Richard ThomasBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794
ADM 171/8
1794Ordinary Seaman
Richard CornishBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794
ADM 171/8
1794Landman
James WheelerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794
ADM 171/8
1794Captain's Servant
Thomas EllisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794
ADM 171/8
1794Quarter Gunner
Robert AllenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1795
ADM 171/8
1794Captain's Clerk
William KnapmanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794
ADM 171/8
23.10.1805 - 7.1806Able Seaman
Thomas BunnBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1805-1860
NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
1.6.1779building at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £14782.1.8dBWAS-1714
9.1779In the North SeaBWAS-1714
8.1.1780Attack on the Caracas Convoy
17.4.1780Battle of Martinique
15.1.1781Sailed for the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1714
8.1781Returned homeBWAS-1714
25.9.1781Took the Brigantine
Deane (18) 1781-1781
American 18 Gun
Privateer Brigantine

25.1.1782Battle of Saint Kitts
24.1.1783Took the Gabarre
L'Allegeance (14) 1782-1783
French 14 Gun
Unrated Gabarre

4.1783Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
22.9.1783

Paid off

ADM 34
10.1783Began fitting for ordinary at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
11.1783Completed fitting for ordinary at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
7.1784Began small repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
9.1784Completed small repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £4800.16.11dBWAS-1714
3.1786Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
4.1786RecommissionedBWAS-1714
5.1786Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £5354.2.10dBWAS-1714
4.6.1786Sailed for NewfoundlandBWAS-1714
1.1788fitting for ordinary at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
3.1788Paid offBWAS-1714
1.1789Recommissioned and sailed for NewfoundlandBWAS-1714
1.1789Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
4.1789Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £1856.0.0dBWAS-1714
21.6.1790Sailed for NewfoundlandBWAS-1714
1.1791Began refitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
3.1791Completed refitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £2459.0.0dBWAS-1714
19.6.1791Sailed for NewfoundlandBWAS-1714
4.1793RecommissionedBWAS-1714
6.1793Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £6713.0.0dBWAS-1714
1.6.1794Glorious 1st of June
2.1797Paid offBWAS-1714
2.1800RecommissionedBWAS-1714
2.1800Refitted as a 16 gun Unrated Troop Ship
2.1800Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
3.1800Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £6359.0.0dBWAS-1714
1805In the North SeaBWAS-1714
31.7.1806Paid offADM 35
1807Laid up at ChathamBWAS-1714
10.1814Refitted as a Other Vessels Receiving Ship
28.8.1816Sold at Deptford for £1,100BWAS-1714

 

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