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Princess Carolina

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Nominal Guns74BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Previously
Captured7.9.1807BWAS-1793
First Commissioned7.1808BWAS-1793
ShipyardCopenhagen - Zealand W006
Ship ClassPrindsesse Caroline Class (1803)W006
Designed by
Frantz Christopher Henrich HohlenbergDanish
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1765-1804
BWAS-1793
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeShip of the LineBWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Sold9.2.1815BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck173' 1 ½"Imperial Feet52.7431 
Length of Keel144' 1 ⅛"Imperial Feet43.8944 
Breadth47' 11 ½"Imperial Feet14.3383 
Depth in Hold19' 8"Imperial Feet5.8138 
Burthen1,762 7694Tons BM 

Armament


7.1808Broadside Weight = 888 Imperial Pound ( 402.708 kg)BWAS-1793
Lower Gun Deck28 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 British 24-Pounder
Quarterdeck2 British 24-Pounder
Quarterdeck10 British 24-Pound Carronade
Forecastle4 British 24-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 24-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
7.1808534 BWAS-1793

2 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
7.1808 - 1.1811Captain
Charles Dudley PaterBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1779-1814
BWAS-1793
1.1811 - 9.1814Captain
Hugh DownmanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1776-1847
BWAS-1793

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
10.1.1810 - 21.10.1810Fifth Lieutenant
Robert Benjamin YoungBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1796-1810
NBD1849
10.3.1814 - 22.9.1814First Lieutenant
Richard BluettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1816
NBD1849

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
9.1808 - 1.1811Midshipman
Thomas BushbyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1804-9999
NBD1849

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
25.9.1808 - 21.9.1814Cooper
James MalcolmBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1807-1815
ADM 29/8

Service History


DateEventSource
19.12.1807Arrived at PortsmouthBWAS-1793
19.12.1807Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
7.1808Commissioned for the BalticBWAS-1793
23.9.1808Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
29.5.1809Took the Schooner
Piet Hein (7) 1809-1809
Dutch 7 Gun
Unrated Schooner
by boats in the Vlie

25.7.1809Boats cut out Russian gunboats from FrederickshammBWAS-1793
1813In the BalticBWAS-1793
1814Off GreenlandBWAS-1793
9.1814Paid offBWAS-1793
9.2.1815Sold to Joshua Crystal at Sheerness for £3,130BWAS-1793

 

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