Resource -> 1806 Enterprise

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Nominal Guns28BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered30.9.1777BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down11.1777BWAS-1714
Launched10.8.1778BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardRotherhithe - London - Surrey BWAS-1714
Ship ClassEnterprise ClassBWAS-1714
Designed byJohn Williams (1700-?)BWAS-1714
ConstructorJohn Randall (1755-1802)BWAS-1714
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Sold28.8.1816BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck120' 8"Imperial Feet36.5862 
Length of Keel99' 7"Imperial Feet30.195 
Breadth33' 9"Imperial Feet10.1346 
Depth in Hold11' 0 ½"Imperial Feet3.3655 
Burthen603 3494Tons BM 

Armament


10.8.1778Broadside Weight = 117 Imperial Pound ( 53.0598 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck24 British 9-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck12 British 1/2-Pound Swivel
Quarterdeck4 British 3-Pounder

2.1780Broadside Weight = 177 Imperial Pound ( 80.2698 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck24 British 9-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck12 British 1/2-Pound Swivel
Quarterdeck4 British 18-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck4 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 18-Pound Carronade

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
3.1.1771200Design Complement

12 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
24.7.1778 - 27.2.1781CaptainPatrick Fotheringham (c.1739-1784) ADM 6/21/437BWAS-171427.2.1781 - 5.10.1782CaptainBartholomew Samuel Rowley (1763-1811) ADM 6/23/85
Issued by Sir Peter Parker (1715-1811), Jamaica - Greater Antilles
Commission confirmed 13.6.1783
BWAS-1714
30.12.1782 - 18.12.1783CaptainLewis Robertson (d.1794) ADM 6/22/567BWAS-171418.12.1783 - 11.1788CaptainPaul Minchin ADM 6/23/173BWAS-17148.1793 - 2.1794CaptainGeorge Duff (1764-1805)BWAS-171426.8.1793 - 22.10.1793CaptainFrancis Pender ADM 6/24/263ADM 6/2429.10.1793 - 13.5.1794CaptainThomas Hamilton ADM 6/24/278BWAS-17144.1794 - 24.7.1794LieutenantThe Hon. Charles Herbert (1774-1808)BWAS-171410.1794 - 1795CaptainJames RossBWAS-17141795CaptainHenry William Bayntun (1766-1840)BWAS-17141.1796 - 9.1797CaptainFrederick WatkinsBWAS-17147.1799 - 1801CommanderJohn CrispoBWAS-1714

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1781 - 19.4.1782LieutenantThomas Manley Hulke (1750-1787)ref:660

Service History


DateEventSource
10.8.1778building at Rotherhithe - London - Surrey at a cost of £6732.2.7dBWAS-1714
11.8.1778Began coppering and fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
2.10.1778Completed coppering and fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £6300.3.1dBWAS-1714
26.12.1778Sailed for JamaicaBWAS-1714
20.4.1781Took the Ship La Licorne (20) off Cape Blaise
1783small repair at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £6692.1.6dBWAS-1714
1.1783Paid offBWAS-1714
12.1783Began fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
21.1783RecommissionedBWAS-1714
3.1784Completed fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £2975.0.0dBWAS-1714
20.3.1794Sailed for the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1714
10.12.1796Took the Unrated Le Général Leveau (16) off San Domingo
7.1799Refitted as a 16 gun Unrated Troop Ship
7.1799Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
8.1799Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £7269.0.0dBWAS-1714
9.1803Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
10.1803Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
3.1806Began fitting at UnknownBWAS-1714
17.4.1806Renamed EnterpriseBWAS-1714
5.1806Completed fittingBWAS-1714
28.8.1816Sold at Deptofrd for £1,420BWAS-1714

 

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