Quebec

6026
Nominal Guns32BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered15.9.1779BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down6.1780BWAS-1714
Launched24.5.1781BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardBursledon - Hampshire BWAS-1714
Ship ClassActive ClassBWAS-1714
Designed byEdward Hunt (d.bef.1740)BWAS-1714
ConstructorGeorge Parsons (1729-1812)BWAS-1714
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Broken Up7.1816BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck126' 3"Imperial Feet38.4077 
Length of Keel104' 2"Imperial Feet31.7119 
Breadth35' 6 ½"Imperial Feet10.6807 
Depth in Hold12' 1 ½"Imperial Feet3.6703 
Draught Forward8' 4"Tons BM 
Draught Aft13' 6"Tons BM 
Burthen699 8694Tons BM 

Armament


5.1781Broadside Weight = 246 Imperial Pound ( 111.561 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck26 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 24-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck4 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 24-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

7.1805Broadside Weight = 255 Imperial Pound ( 115.6425 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck26 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 24-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck4 British 9-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 24-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
5.1781250EstablishmentBWAS-1714

16 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
17.5.1781 - 6.1.1783CaptainChristopher Mason (d.1801) ADM 6/22/288BWAS-17142.10.1790 - 12.6.1793CaptainJohn Rodney (1765-1847) ADM 6/24/73BWAS-171412.6.1793 - 4.1795CaptainJosiah Rogers (1755-1795) ADM 6/24/245BWAS-17144.1795 - 1796CaptainJames Carpenter (1760-1845)BWAS-17141796 - 11.1797CaptainJohn CookeBWAS-171414.3.1798 - 30.1.1799CaptainSir William George Fairfax (1739-1813)BWAS-17141.1799 - 3.1801CaptainHenry William Bayntun (1766-1840)BWAS-17143.1801 - 6.1801CaptainSir Robert Mends (d.1823)BWAS-17146.1801 - 1802CaptainCharles Grant (1770-1824)BWAS-17148.1805 - 2.1806CaptainGeorge DundasBWAS-17142.1806 - 5.1806CaptainGeorge McKinleyBWAS-17145.1806 - 10.1807CaptainLord Charles John Cary (9th Viscount Falkland) (1768-1809)BWAS-17141807 - 1810CaptainGeorge PoulettBWAS-17141810 - 1812CaptainCharles Sibthorp John HawtayneBWAS-171412.1812 - 1813LieutenantThomas Leigh (d.1814)BWAS-17141814LieutenantRobert ScallonBWAS-1714

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
4.1793 - 6.6.1793Rear-Admiral of the BlueJohn Macbride (c.1735-1800)ref:676

3 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1794LieutenantCharles McKenzieADM 171/82.5.1802 - 15.5.1802Acting LieutenantWilliam Hill (1779-?)NAO14.8.1805 - 1809LieutenantRichard Booth BowdenNBD1849

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
28.3.1809 - 14.1.1812MasterWilliam BrydenADM29-1

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1801 - 28.12.1802MidshipmanEdward BurtNBD18491806MidshipmanThomas BevisNBD1849

2 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
1794Able SeamanJohn PikeADM 171/81794Carpenter's CrewJohn CarstairsADM 171/8

Service History


DateEventSource
24.5.1781building at a cost of £16495.8.5dBWAS-1714
29.5.1781Began coppering and fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
8.8.1781Completed at Portsmouth, including coppering and fitting at a cost of £16,495.8.5dBWAS-1714
8.8.1781Completed coppering and fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
3.9.1781Sailed for North AmericaBWAS-1714
26.4.1782Took the Privateer Ship Hope (18)
27.8.1782Took the Privateer Warrior
20.12.1782Capture of the South Carolina
1783Paid offBWAS-1714
9.1790Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
10.1790RecommissionedBWAS-1714
3.1791Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £5456.0.0dBWAS-1714
4.1793Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
6.1793RecommissionedBWAS-1714
6.1793Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £6636.0.0dBWAS-1714
26.11.1793Sailed for the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1714
1794In the West IndiesBWAS-1714
10.3.1796Took the Privateer L'Aspic in the Channel
3.12.1796Took the Unrated L'Africaine (18) off San Domingo
11.1797Paid offBWAS-1714
4.1798RecommissionedBWAS-1714
11.1798Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
1.1799RecommissionedBWAS-1714
3.1799Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £10428.0.0dBWAS-1714
21.4.1799

Sailed for Jamaica with a convoy

TNC
10.1803fitting at UnknownBWAS-1714
3.1805Began repairsBWAS-1714
7.1805Completed repairs at a cost of £16736.0.0dBWAS-1714
7.1805Began fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
8.1805RecommissionedBWAS-1714
10.1805Completed fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
4.9.1807At capitulation of HeligolandBWAS-1714
30.4.1809Sailed for NewfoundlandBWAS-1714
2.1810Boat attack on the Vlie, a 6-gun privateer destroyed and two others takenBWAS-1714
16.3.1810Took a 10-gun privateerBWAS-1714
8.11.1810Took the Privateer La Jeune Louise (14) at Vlie
2.12.1810Took the Privateer Le Renard (6)
2.8.1811Boat attack at Norderley, four gunboats were takenBWAS-1714
30.10.1811Took the Privateer Schooner L'Olympia (10) off the flemish banks and carried in Yarmouthref:722
1812Paid offBWAS-1714
12.1812Refitted as a Unrated Receiving Ship
1.1813fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1714
1814Slop ship at the NoreBWAS-1714
1814Refitted as a Other Vessels Slop Ship
7.1816Broken up at SheernessBWAS-1714
1847

Received the Naval General Service Medal with a clasp for the boat action involving the boats of the Quebec in the boarding and capturing of the French frigate Bienvenue and other vessels at Port Royal, Martinique, on 1794/03/20

ADM 171/8

 

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