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Nominal Guns36BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Fifth Rate frigate 'La Junon' (1782) (38)
ShipyardToulon - Provence NNF-1774
Ship ClassJunon ClassNNF-1774
Designed byJoseph-Marie-Blaise Coulomb (1728-1803)NNF-1774
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Broken Up14.6.1828BWAS-1793


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck148' 10"Imperial Feet45.1104 
Length of Keel124' 9"Imperial Feet37.7952 
Breadth39' 4 ½"Imperial Feet11.8999 
Depth in Hold12' 10"Imperial Feet3.6576 
Burthen1,028 7394Tons BM 


11.1799Broadside Weight = 508 Imperial Pound ( 230.378 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck26 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck12 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck2 British 9-Pounder
Forecastle4 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource

6 Commanding Officers

10.1799 - 1800CaptainThomas Masterman Hardy (1769-1839)ODNB1800CaptainThomas StephensonBWAS-17931.11.1800 - 4.4.1801CaptainSir Edward Berry (1768-1831)ref:6165.1804 - 1805CaptainFrancis Farington Gardner (d.1821)BWAS-17931805 - 12.1814CaptainGeorge Tobin (1768-1838)BWAS-179310.9.1817 - 9.1821CaptainWilliam Henry Shirreff (1785-1847)NBD1849

3 Commissioned Officers

1.11.1800 - 8.4.1801LieutenantThomas Folliott BaughNBD184912.1805 - 11.1806LieutenantGeorge CanningNAO16.1.1808 - 5.1809LieutenantThe Hon. Edmund Sexton Pery Knox (1787-1867)NBD1849

4 Petty Officers

14.10.1799 - 8.4.1801Master's MateJohn Portal Woodin (1780-1805)NAO4.1811 - 1814Master's MateGeorge Henry Bowlby (d.1847)NBD18494.1822 - 1825MidshipmanHoratio BlairNBD18491824 - 9.1825MidshipmanFrancis Thomas Brown (1806-?)NBD1849

1 Crewman

18.11.1822 - 18241st Class VolunteerFrancis Thomas Brown (1806-?)NBD1849

Service History

11.1799In the MediterraneanBWAS-1793
1.1801Began refitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
11.1.1801Arrived at WoolwichBWAS-1793
7.1801Completed refitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £13930.0.0dBWAS-1793
10.1803Began middling repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
7.1804Completed middling repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £23850.0.0dBWAS-1793
13.12.1804Took the Privateer Brig Le Regulus (12) in the West Indies
1807On the Irish StationBWAS-1793
9.1.1811Took the Privateer L'Aimable Flore (14)
6.1.1812Renamed AndromacheBWAS-1793
15.12.1812Took the Privateer Le Sans Souci (14)
10.7.1813Reduction of San Sebastien
21.10.1813Capture of the Trave
23.10.1813Took the Fifth Rate Frigate Trave (40) in the Channel
20.12.1813Took the Unrated Schooner Le Prospère
18.1.1814Took the Privateer Schooner Fair American (4)
14.3.1814Took the Privateer La Comète (14) off Bordeaux
8.1814Began large repair at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
12.1814Paid offBWAS-1793
7.1815Placed in OrdinaryBWAS-1793
7.1815Completed large repair at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £28270.0.0dBWAS-1793
9.1817Recommissioned for BrazilBWAS-1793
11.1817fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £12378.0.0dBWAS-1793
9.1821Began making good defects at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
11.1821Recommissioned for the Cape of Good HopeBWAS-1793
3.1822Completed making good defects at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £14680.0.0dBWAS-1793
1827In Ordinary at WoolwichBWAS-1793
14.6.1828Breaking up completed at DeptfordBWAS-1793


BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
NNF-1774Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1774 à 1792Alain DemerliacBook
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ODNBOxford Dictionary of National BiographyOxford University PressWeb Site
ref:616Who's Who in Nelson's NavyNicholas TracyBook
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
NAOThe National Archive - Trafalgar AncestorsVariousWeb Site

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