Rota

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Nominal Guns38BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyDanish Fifth Rate frigate 'Rota' (1801) (38)
Captured7.9.1807BWAS-1793
ShipyardNyholm Dockyard - Copenhagen W006
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Sold11.1.1816BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck153' 6"Imperial Feet46.6373 
Length of Keel128' 11 ¾"Imperial Feet39.0335 
Breadth40' 1"Imperial Feet12.2174 
Depth in Hold10' 10"Imperial Feet3.048 
Burthen1,102 2594Tons BM 

Armament


3.1809Broadside 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
3.1809284 BWAS-1793

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
3.1809 - 1814CaptainPhilip SomervilleBWAS-17935.1815 - 1816CaptainJohn PascoeBWAS-1793

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1811 - 7.1813MidshipmanRobert Bruce RabanNBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
12.11.1807Arrived at ChathamBWAS-1793
12.1808Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
5.1809Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
28.7.1809Walcheren Expedition
22.5.1812Took the Privateer L'Espadon (3)
28.5.1813Sailed with a convoy for QuebecBWAS-1793
1814Jamaica stationBWAS-1793
26.9.1814Action of 1814-09-26
11.1.1816Sold at Deptford for £3,660BWAS-1793

 

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