Nominal Guns36BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Fifth Rate frigate 'Reunion' (1786) (36)
First Commissioned7.1795BWAS-1793
ShipyardToulon - Provence NNF-1774
Ship ClassMagicienne ClassNNF-1774
Designed by Joseph-Marie-Blaise Coulomb (1728-1803)NNF-1774
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck144' 0"Imperial Feet43.8912 
Length of Keel118' 4 ⅜"Imperial Feet35.9759 
Moulded Breadth38' 4"Imperial Feet11.5951 
Breadth38' 10 ½"Imperial Feet11.5951 
Depth in Hold12' 1"Imperial Feet3.6703 
Burthen951 4394Tons BM 


7.1795Broadside Weight = 186 Imperial Pound ( 84.351 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck26 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck8 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
7.1795255 BWAS-1793

3 Ship Commanders

29.7.1794 - 7.1796Captain James Alms (c.1755-1816) ADM 6/25/68BWAS-17937.1796Captain William Hotham (1772-1848)BWAS-17937.1796 - 7.12.1796Captain Henry William Bayntun (1766-1840)BWAS-1793

Service History

10.1.1794Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £11471.0.0dBWAS-1793
17.3.1794Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
22.8.1795Action of 1795-08-22
22.8.1795Took the Frigate Alliantie (36) in the North Sea
7.12.1796Wrecked on the Sunk Sand in the SwinBWAS-1793


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