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Pomone

5865
Nominal Guns38BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered25.11.1802BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down12.1803BWAS-1793
Launched17.1.1805BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardFrindsbury - Kent BWAS-1793
Ship ClassLeda ClassBWAS-1793
Designed by
Sir John HenslowBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1761-1784
BWAS-1793
Constructor
Josiah BrindleyBritish
Ship Builder
BWAS-1793
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Wrecked14.10.1811BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck150' 2 ½"Imperial Feet45.7327 
Length of Keel125' 4 ⅝"Imperial Feet38.1159 
Breadth40' 2"Imperial Feet12.192 
Depth in Hold12' 9 ½"Imperial Feet3.6703 
Draught Forward10' 1"Imperial Feet3.048 
Draught Aft14' 6"Imperial Feet4.2672 
Burthen1,076Tons BM 

Armament


17.1.1805Broadside Weight = 425 Imperial Pound ( 192.7375 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck28 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck6 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck8 British 9-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1794284Design Complement

2 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
2.1805 - 5.1806Captain
William Granville LobbBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1777-1806
BWAS-1793
5.1806 - 14.10.1811Captain
Robert BarrieBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1787-1837
BWAS-1793

3 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1806Lieutenant
James JonesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1802-1806
TRN5
1806Lieutenant
James Wallace GabrielBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1800-1812
TRN5
1.1807 - 9.6.1807Acting Lieutenant
James BrasierBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1799-1837
NBD1849

2 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
5.2.1805 - 28.5.1806Master
James SturrockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1800-1806
ADM 29-1
1811 - 1.5.1811Surgeon
John TurnerBritish
Naval Sailor
Medic
Service 1811
BG

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
3.1812 - 3.1813Midshipman
John Hoskins BrownBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1805-1815
NBD1849

14 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
1811 - 1.5.1811Yeoman of Sheets
George SiberyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1811
BG
1811 - 1.5.1811Able Seaman
William JarvisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1811
BG
1811 - 1.5.1811Able Seaman
William GovierBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1811
BG
1811 - 1.5.1811Able Seaman
Richard JonesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1811
BG
1811 - 1.5.1811Able Seaman
Thomas HolbrookBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1811
BG
1811 - 1.5.1811Able Seaman
Edward SuttonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1811
BG
1811 - 1.5.1811Ordinary Seaman
William RichBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1811
BG
1811 - 1.5.1811Ordinary Seaman
James JennettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1811
BG
1811 - 1.5.1811Ordinary Seaman
James McCallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1811
BG
1811 - 1.5.1811Ordinary Seaman
Richard RoachBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1811
BG
1811 - 1.5.1811Ordinary Seaman
John EdwardsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1811
BG
1811 - 1.5.1811Landman
William JonesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1811
BG
1811 - 1.5.1811Boy
John MidiganBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1811
BG
1811 - 1.5.1811Boy
John WoodBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1811
BG

7 Marines


DatesRankNameSource
1811 - 1.5.1811Private
Thomas KellyBritish
Marine
Service 1811
BG
1811 - 1.5.1811Private
John EvansBritish
Marine
Service 1811
BG
1811 - 1.5.1811Private
John WoodBritish
Marine
Service 1811
BG
1811 - 1.5.1811Private
Thomas RalphBritish
Marine
Service 1811
BG
1811 - 1.5.1811Private
John RoyallBritish
Marine
Service 1811
BG
1811 - 1.5.1811Private
Barnard LowryBritish
Marine
Service 1811
BG
1811 - 1.5.1811Private
Richard HainesBritish
Marine
Service 1811
BG

Service History


DateEventSource
17.1.1805Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
29.3.1805Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
5.11.1805Took the Privateer
Golondrina (4) 1805-1805
Spanish 4 Gun
Privateer
off the Spanish coast

25.1.1806Took the Lugger
Bengador (1) 1805-1806
Spanish 1 Gun
Privateer Lugger
off Lisbon and destroyed.
BG
27.7.1808Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1793
13.6.1809Took the Privateer
Lucien Charles (3) 1809-1809
Neapolitan 3 Gun
Privateer

10.1809Cruising between Cape San Sebastian and Barcelona in company with
Alceste (38) 1806-1817
British 38 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
TRN5
21.10.1809Action of 1809-10-21
30.3.1810Took the Privateer
La Fortunée (10) 1809-1810
French 10 Gun
Privateer

11.5.1810Took the Privateer
Le Jupiter (8) 1810-1810
French 8 Gun
Privateer

18.1.1811Took the Privateer
Le Dubourdieu (14) 1809-1811
French 14 Gun
Privateer

1.5.1811Destruction of the Girafe and Nourrice
14.10.1811Wrecked on the Needles with no casualtiesBWAS-1793

 

Previous comments on this page

Posted by Makis on Tuesday 6th of February 2018 19:00

9 May 1809
Failed cutting out operation at Cephalonia Island (Ionian Islands)
Lost one man killed (seaman John Reid).
see Forum


Posted by Tim Oakley on Saturday 26th of May 2012 21:24

14 Mar 1811 French Etourdie 18 burnt to avoid being taken by Pomone 38 cap Sir Robert Barrie, off Monte Cristo

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