President -> 1815 Piedmontaise

Nominal Guns38BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Fifth Rate frigate 'Le President' (1804) (40)
First Commissioned12.1807BWAS-1793
ShipyardBasse-Indre - Nantes NNF-1800
Ship ClassGloire ClassNNF-1800
Designed by Pierre-Alexander Forfait (1752-1807)NNF-1800
Constructor Mathurin CrucyNNF-1800
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Broken Up12.1815BWAS-1793


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck158' 0"Imperial Feet48.1584 
Length of Keel132' 4 ¾"Imperial Feet40.2527 
Breadth40' 6 ¾"Imperial Feet12.2111 
Depth in Hold12' 2"Imperial Feet3.683 
Burthen1,147 6194Tons BM 


27.9.1806Broadside Weight = 517 Imperial Pound ( 234.4595 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck28 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck14 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
12.1807284 BWAS-1793

6 Ship Commanders

12.1807 - 1809Captain Adam Mackenzie (d.1823)BWAS-17931809CaptainSir Charles Marsh Schomberg (d.1835)BWAS-17931809 - 1810Captain Adam Mackenzie (d.1823)BWAS-17931810 - 5.1813Captain Samuel Warren (d.1839)BWAS-17935.1813 - 4.1814Captain Francis Mason (1779-?)BWAS-17934.1814 - 1815Captain Archibald DuffBWAS-1793

1 Flag Officer

19.12.1812 - 15.4.1813Vice-Admiral of the Blue Robert Stopford (1768-1847) ADM 196/68/191ADM 196

1 Commissioned Officer

2.6.1813 - 4.9.1815Lieutenant John BarclayNBD1849

2 Petty Officers

1809 - 1810Midshipman Frederick William Beechey (1796-?)NBD18499.1813 - 3.1815Midshipman James CrutchleyNBD1849

Service History

1.10.1806Arrived at PlymouthBWAS-1793
8.1807Began small repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
2.1808Completed small repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
7.5.1808Sailed for South AmericaBWAS-1793
31.12.1810Sailed for the Cape of Good HopeBWAS-1793
5.1813On the Irish StationBWAS-1793
10.7.1813Reduction of San Sebastien
19.8.1815Renamed PiedmontaiseBWAS-1793
12.1815Broken up at DeptfordBWAS-1793


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