Proserpine

5992
Nominal Guns32BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Fifth Rate frigate 'La Bellone' (1778) (32)
Captured12.10.1798BWAS-1793
ShipyardSt Malo - Brittany
Ship ClassIphigenie Class
Designed byLeon-Michel Guignance (1731-1805)
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Sold for Break Up27.8.1806BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck141' 0"Imperial Feet42.9768 
Length of Keel116' 2 ¼"Imperial Feet35.3632 
Breadth37' 10 ⅞"Imperial Feet11.2998 
Depth in Hold11' 6 ½"Imperial Feet3.3655 
Burthen888 294Tons BM 

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
8.1804CaptainWilliam FerrisBWAS-1793

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
21.3.1799 - 31.3.1802GunnerWilliam LongADM29-1

Service History


DateEventSource
1799Refitted as a Other Vessels Hulk
27.8.1806Sold at Plymouth?BWAS-1793

 

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