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Pomona -> 1794 Amphitrite

5863
Nominal Guns28BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered7.3.1777BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down8.5.1777BWAS-1714
Launched22.9.1778BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardSouthampton - Hampshire BWAS-1714
Ship ClassEnterprise ClassBWAS-1714
Designed by
John WilliamsBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1762-1765
BWAS-1714
Constructor
Thomas RaymondBritish
Ship Builder
BWAS-1714
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Broken Up8.1811BWAS-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


22.9.1778Broadside 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
18.9.1778 - 11.6.1779Captain
William WaldegraveBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1772-1810
ADM 6/21/453
BWAS-1714
11.6.1779 - 13.8.1782Captain
Charles Edmund NugentBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1776-1833
ADM 6/23/5
Issued by
Sir Peter ParkerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1743-1799
, Jamaica - Greater Antilles
Confirmed 9.1.1783
BWAS-1714
1.12.1787 - 13.5.1788Captain
George LumsdaineBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1776-1811
ADM 6/23/439
ADM 6/23
13.5.1788 - 12.5.1789Captain
William DomettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1769-1819
Transfered ADM 6/23/460
BWAS-1714
13.5.1789 - 21.10.1791Captain
Henry SavageBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1758-1814
ADM 6/23/525
BWAS-1714
8.4.1793 - 29.3.1794Captain
Henry d'Esterre DarbyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1776-1814
Transfered ADM 6/24/227
BWAS-1714
29.3.1794 - 1795Captain
Augustus FitzroyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1801
ADM 6/25/23
BWAS-1714
1796 - 1797Captain
The Hon. Charles HerbertBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1789-1805
BWAS-1714
8.1797 - 3.1801Captain
Charles EkinsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1818
BWAS-1714
3.1801 - 6.1801Lieutenant
Charles Marshall GregoryBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1797-1808
BWAS-1714
6.1801 - 10.1801Lieutenant
J HarreyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1801
BWAS-1714

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
16.8.1790 - 1790Second Lieutenant
Joseph LanhamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1781-1790
ADM 6/24/60
ADM 6/24

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
16.7.1788 - 18.7.1789Captain's Servant
William P SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Dockyard Staff
Service 1788-1822
ADM 29/8

Service History


DateEventSource
22.9.1778building at Southampton - Hampshire at a cost of £6445.0.0dBWAS-1714
25.9.1778Began coppering and fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
17.12.1778Sailed for the West IndiesBWAS-1714
17.12.1778Completed coppering and fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £5618.18.4dBWAS-1714
27.1.1779Took the Sloop
Cumberland (20) 1777-1779
American 20 Gun
Privateer Sloop

27.3.1779Sailed for the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1714
15.9.1779Capture of Omoa
20.3.17801st Action off Monti Christi
13.8.1782

Returned home and paid off

BWAS-1714
8.1783Began middling repair at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
7.1784Completed middling repair at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £7816.0.0dBWAS-1714
5.1788RecommissionedBWAS-1714
21.10.1791

Paid off

BWAS-1714
2.1793Began fitting at Rotherhithe - London - Surrey BWAS-1714
3.1793Completed fitting at Rotherhithe - London - Surrey at a cost of £1309.0.0dBWAS-1714
3.1793Began fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
5.1793Completed fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £4481.0.0dBWAS-1714
14.7.1794Renamed AmphitriteBWAS-1714
6.1797Began refitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
9.1797Completed refitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £7019.0.0dBWAS-1714
11.1797Sailed for JamaicaBWAS-1714
2.2.1798Took the Privateer
La Batterie République (4) 1798-1798
French 4 Gun
Privateer
off St Lucia

3.4.1798Took the Privateer
La Violetta (6) 1798-1798
French 6 Gun
Privateer
to Windward of Barbadoes.
BG
12.1798Took the Schooner
La Guadaloupienne (10) 1798-1798
French 10 Gun
Privateer Schooner

12.1798Took the Sloop
Le Bourdelais (6) 1798-1798
French 6 Gun
Privateer Sloop
in the Leeward Islands
TNC
26.6.1799Took the Privateer
Le Duquesne (16) 1799-1799
French 16 Gun
Privateer
off Antigua

11.8.1799Surrender of Surinam
6.1801Voyage homeBWAS-1714
15.11.1801Paid offADM 51
2.1802Laid up at Portsmouth (Winfield gives 1801-02, which is before she left the West Indies)BWAS-1714
8.1811Broken up at PortsmouthBWAS-1714

 

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