Prince Frederick

5944
Nominal Guns64
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyDutch Third Rate ship of the line 'Revolutie' (1779) (68)
Captured17.8.1796
ShipyardRotterdam - Holland M01
CategoryThird Rate
Ship TypeShip of the Line
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Sold5.6.1817

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck156' 9"Imperial Feet47.5529 
Length of Keel129' 4"Imperial Feet39.3227 
Breadth42' 11"Imperial Feet12.8143 
Depth in Hold16' 3 ½"Imperial Feet4.8895 
Burthen1,267 794Tons BM 

Armament


8.1796Broadside Weight = 654 Imperial Pound ( 296.589 kg)BWAS-1793
Lower Gun Deck24 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck10 British 9-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 24-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder
Roundhouse6 British 18-Pounder

12.1796Broadside Weight = 168 Imperial Pound ( 76.188 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck24 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck6 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

10 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
22.12.1796 - 1797Captain Edward RamageBWAS-17931797 - 11.1797Commander John Watts (d.1801)BWAS-17932.1798 - 6.1798Captain Charles Hare (d.1801)BWAS-17936.1798 - 1799Captain John Stevens HallBWAS-17935.1800 - 1803Lieutenant William GaltonBWAS-17931804 - 1806Lieutenant Samuel GordonBWAS-17931807 - 10.1810Lieutenant Abdiel OrseurBWAS-179310.1810 - 1812Commander Peter Fisher (d.1844)BWAS-179312.1810 - 1814Commander Thomas Saunders GroveBWAS-179315.6.1814 - 1815Commander Richard PridhamBWAS-1793

2 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1813 - 6.1814Vice-Admiral of the BlueSir Edward Buller (Baronet ) (1764-1824)BWAS-17936.1814 - 1815Rear-Admiral of the Red Thomas Byam Martin (1773-1854)BWAS-1793

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1.12.1810 - 12.4.1812Armourer John BorsworthickADM 29/8

3 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
6.1798 - 5.1800Midshipman William BroadwaterNBD184912.1813 - 8.2.1815Master's MateSir John BannatyneNBD18499.1814 - 8.1.1815Master's Mate Grosvenor BunsterNBD1849

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
8.4.1798 - 6.17981st Class Volunteer William BroadwaterNBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
12.1796Commissioned as a storeshipBWAS-1793
12.1796Refitted as a 32 gun Fifth Rate Storeship
25.1.1797Arrived at SheernessBWAS-1793
9.1797Began fitted as a storeship at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
11.1797Paid offBWAS-1793
2.1798RecommissionedBWAS-1793
5.1798Completed fitted as a storeship at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £15567.0.0dBWAS-1793
4.1800Began fitting as a Lazarette at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
5.1800Completed fitting as a Lazarette at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
12.1803Began fitting as an Hospital Ship at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
3.1804Completed fitting as an Hospital Ship at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
1815In Ordinary at PlymouthBWAS-1793
5.6.1817Sold at Plymouth to G. Bayley for £1,200BWAS-1793

 

Previous comments on this page

Posted by Cy on Tuesday 14th of August 2018 07:11

Hi
Sorry I don't. You will need to see if the National Archives or the National Maritime Museum has the muster books for that information.


Posted by Colin Walker on Tuesday 14th of August 2018 00:18

Do you have crew lists for other ranks aboard this and other naval around this time. Thanks

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