Nominal Guns32BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Fifth Rate frigate 'Résolue' (1778) (32)
ShipyardSt Malo - Brittany NNF-1715
Ship ClassIphigenie ClassNNF-1715
Designed byJean-Joseph Ginoux (1723-1785)NNF-1715
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Broken Up10.8.1811BWAS-1793


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck140' 2"Imperial Feet42.6733 
Length of Keel116' 3"Imperial Feet35.3616 
Breadth37' 8"Imperial Feet11.3066 
Depth in Hold11' 9 ½"Imperial Feet3.3655 
Burthen877 2894Imperial Feet0.0076 

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
180054As a receiving shipDANFS

1 Commissioned Officer

25.2.1806 - 1.1807LieutenantSir John Banks (1786-?)NBD1849

Service History

13.10.1798Captured by Melampus off IrelandBWAS-1793
13.11.1798Arrived at Portsmouth and laid upBWAS-1793
10.8.1811Docked to break up at PortsmouthBWAS-1793

Notes on Ship

Never commissioned, was used as a receiving ship.


BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
NNF-1715Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1715 à 1774Alain DemerliacBook
DANFSDictionary of American Naval Fighting ShipsUnknownWeb Site
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book

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