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Rhin

6187
Nominal Guns38B028
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Previously
French Fifth Rate frigate 'Le Rhin' (1802) (44) 1802-1806
French 44 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
Captured27.7.1806B028
ShipyardToulon - Provence
Ship ClassVirginie Class
Designed by
Jean Marguerite TupinierFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
CategoryFifth RateB028
Ship TypeFrigate B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Sold26.5.1884BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck152' 1"Imperial Feet46.3301 
Length of Keel127' 1 ½"Imperial Feet38.7223 
Breadth39' 11 ½"Imperial Feet11.8999 
Depth in Hold13' 0"Imperial Feet3.9624 
Burthen1,079 6294Tons BM 

Armament


6.1809Broadside Weight = 517 Imperial Pound ( 234.4595 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck28 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck14 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
6.1809284 BWAS-1793

2 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
29.5.1809 - 19.7.1809Captain
Frederick Whitworth William AylmerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1854
Transfered ADM 196/3/3
BWAS-1793
7.1809 - 1815Captain
Charles MalcolmBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1799-1827
BWAS-1793

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1813 - 1814Lieutenant
Edward BoysBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1796-1814
NBD1849
9.8.1814 - 1815Lieutenant
Charles AndrosBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1806-1824
NBD1849

3 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
6.1809 - 26.11.1813Master's Mate
Robert BarclayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1806-1815
NBD1849
7.1809 - 12.1812Master's Mate
James Ryder BurtonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1806-1824
NBD1849
7.1809 - 8.1814Midshipman
Henry BattBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1805-1831
NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
8.8.1806Arrived at PlymouthBWAS-1793
3.1809Began repairing and fitting at PlymouthBWAS-1793
8.1809Completed repairs and fitting at a cost of £24,302BWAS-1793
1812North coast of SpainBWAS-1793
3.4.1813Sailed for North AmericaBWAS-1793
6.1814Took the Privateer
Decateur (7) 1813-1814
American 7 Gun
Privateer
at Haiti
ref:692
1815Paid offBWAS-1793
5.1817Began a large repair at SheernessBWAS-1793
8.1820Completed large repair at a cost of £29,204, then laid up and roofed overBWAS-1793
5.1838Began fitting as a lazarette at ChathamBWAS-1793
10.1838Completed fitting as a lazarette and moved to SheernessBWAS-1793
9.9.1871Lent to the Sub-commitee for the Inspection of Shipping on the Thames as a smallpox hospital shipBWAS-1793
26.5.1884Sold to Castle and Sons, Charlton for £1,250BWAS-1793

 

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