Nominal Guns38B028
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down3.1804BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtB028
ShipyardRochester - Kent B028
Ship ClassLively ClassB028
Designed by William Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
Constructor Charles RossBWAS-1793
CategoryFifth RateB028
Ship TypeFrigate B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up17.4.1858BWAS-1793


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck154' 1 ½"Imperial Feet46.9519 
Length of Keel129' 8"Imperial Feet39.3262 
Breadth39' 7"Imperial Feet11.907 
Depth in Hold13' 6"Imperial Feet4.0132 
Draught Forward10' 10"Imperial Feet3.048 
Draught Aft15' 3"Imperial Feet4.5872 
Burthen1,081Tons BM 


1805Broadside Weight = 494 Imperial Pound ( 224.029 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck28 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck12 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck2 British 9-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource

10 Ship Commanders

8.9.1805 - 6.4.1810Captain Charles Adam (1780-1853) Transfered ADM 196/3/1BWAS-17936.4.1810 - 1810Commander John HollingworthBWAS-17937.1810 - 1.1813Captain Philip Lewis J Rosenhagen (d.1813)BWAS-17931.1813 - 1816Captain Fleetwood Broughton Reynolds PellewBWAS-17935.3.1842 - 11.11.1846Commander Charles George Edward Patey (1813-1881)W02521.11.1846 - 6.1848Commander Gower Lowe (d.1848)W0256.1848 - 12.9.1848Acting Commander Humphrey John Julian (d.1848)W02512.9.1848 - 14.9.1848Commander Humphrey John Julian (d.1848)W02516.4.1850 - 1855Master Manser BradshawW02522.2.1855 - 1856Master John HuntleyBWAS-1793

2 Commissioned Officers

12.6.1806 - 2.1809Lieutenant Joseph Bazalgette (1783-1849)NBD184921.3.1842 - 11.1846First Lieutenant Jacon Ley YoungNBD1849

1 Petty Officer

1806 - 1808Midshipman John BowdenNBD1849

Service History

3.1804Began building at Rochefort - Aunis BWAS-1793
10.8.1805Completed building at Rochefort - Aunis at a cost of £20683.0.0dBWAS-1793
10.8.1805Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
19.10.1805Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £12382.0.0dBWAS-1793
27.12.1807Took the Privateer L'Aigle (14)
7.1810Recommissioned for the MediterraneanBWAS-1793
5.10.1813Attack off Anzio
5.1816Began middling repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
5.1818Completed middling repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £43698.0.0dBWAS-1793
11.1841Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
3.1842Refitted as a 10 gun Unrated Troop Ship
4.1842Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £12085.0.0dBWAS-1793
9.1856Laid up at ChathamBWAS-1793
17.4.1858Completed break up at ChathamBWAS-1793


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