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San Fiorenzo

6342
Nominal Guns36BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Previously
Captured19.2.1794BWAS-1793
ShipyardToulon - Provence NNF-1774
Ship ClassJunon Class (1782)NNF-1774
Designed by
Joseph-Marie-Blaise CoulombFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1755-1778
NNF-1774
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigateBWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Broken Up9.1837BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck148' 8"Imperial Feet45.1146 
Length of Keel124' 4 ⅛"Imperial Feet37.7984 
Breadth39' 6"Imperial Feet11.9041 
Depth in Hold13' 3"Imperial Feet3.9878 
Burthen1,031 6894Tons BM 

Armament


8.1795Broadside Weight = 357 Imperial Pound ( 161.8995 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck26 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck6 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck6 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1795274EstablishmentBWAS-1793
13.2.1805253Complement of men and boys prior to the [Action of 1805-02-13]BWAS-1793

15 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
2.1794 - 7.1794Captain
Charles TylerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1779-1816
BWAS-1793
18.6.1794 - 1794Captain
George Henry TowryBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1788-1805
ADM 6/25/94
Confirmed 10.10.1794
ADM 6/25
7.1794 - 11.1794Captain
Sir Charles Hamilton (2nd Baronet of Trebinshun House)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1777-1819
BWAS-1793
6.1795 - 1800Captain
Harry Burrard NealeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1787-1814
BWAS-1793
1.1801 - 5.1802Captain
Charles William PatersonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1777-1837
BWAS-1793
5.1802 - 1804Captain
Arthur Batt BinghamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1802-1815
BWAS-1793
1805 - 1806Captain
Walter BathurstBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790
BWAS-1793
2.1805 - 3.1805Acting Captain
Henry LambertBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1801-1813
BWAS-1793
3.1805 - 1806Captain
Walter BathurstBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790
BWAS-1793
8.3.1805 - 1806Lieutenant
William DawsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1802-1809
W005
1806 - 1807Captain
Patrick CampbellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1788-1830
BWAS-1793
1807 - 8.3.1808Captain
George Nicholas HardingeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1800-1808
BWAS-1793
20.3.1808 - 10.1808Captain
John BastardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1804-1832
BWAS-1793
3.1809 - 3.1810Captain
Henry MatsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1799-1810
BWAS-1793
3.8.1810 - 10.1810Commander
The Hon. Edmund Sexton Pery KnoxBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1806-1846
BWAS-1793

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
10.7.1794 - 8.12.1794Lieutenant
John BowkerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1785-1819
NBD1849
1805 - 8.3.1805Lieutenant
William DawsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1802-1809
W005

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRankNameSource
14.7.1794 - 22.3.1794Carpenter
William BunceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1782-1806
NAO

3 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1805Midshipman
Samuel MarsingalBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1805
W005
13.2.1805 - 1805Midshipman
Christopher H B LefroyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1805
W005
10.1810 - 8.1812Master's Mate
Edwin Ludlow RichBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1804-1841
NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
19.2.1794Found scuttled at San Fiorenzo, Corsica after damage received from shore batteries on 1794/02/18. She was raised and added to the Royal Navy.BWAS-1793
22.11.1794Arrived at ChathamBWAS-1793
5.1795Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
30.5.1795RegisteredBWAS-1793
14.8.1795Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £8459.0.0dBWAS-1793
9.3.1797Action of 1797-03-09
9.3.1797Took the Frigate
Resistance (40) 1795-1797
French 40 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
off Brest

3.6.1797Took the Lugger
L'Unité (14) 1797-1797
French 14 Gun
Privateer Lugger
off Owers
BG
3.6.1797Took the Privateer
La Rusée (14) 1797-1797
French 14 Gun
Privateer
in the Channel

1.7.1797Took the Lugger
Le Castor (14) 1797-1797
French 14 Gun
Privateer Lugger
off Scilly Isles

11.12.1798Took the Brig
La Rusée (14) 1798-1798
French 14 Gun
Privateer Brig
TNC
11.12.1798Took the Privateer
San Joseph (4) 1798-1798
Spanish 4 Gun
Privateer
BG
9.4.1799Action of 1799-04-09
17.4.1799

Arrived at Plymouth

TNC
20.5.1799

Sailed from Plymouth

TNC
2.7.1799Attack on Aix Roads
27.12.1799

Arrived at Plymouth

TNC
1.1801To the MediterraneanBWAS-1793
5.1802RecommissionedBWAS-1793
14.1.1804Took the Chasse-Maree
Le Passe Partout (2) 1803-1804
French 2 Gun
Unrated Chasse-Maree
off the Malabar coast
BG
13.2.1805Action of 1805-02-13
13.2.1805Took the Frigate
La Psyche (36) 1804-1805
French 36 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
off the Malabar coast

3.1808Paid off sometime after March
6.3.1808Taking of the Piemontaise
8.3.1808Took the Frigate
La Pièmontaise (44) 1804-1808
French 44 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
off Ceylon

3.1809RecommissionedBWAS-1793
3.1809Began fitting for Baltic serviceBWAS-1793
6.1809Completed refit at WoolwichBWAS-1793
3.1810Paid offBWAS-1793
5.1810Refitted as a 22 gun Unrated Troop Ship
6.1810Began fitting as a Troopship at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
10.1810Completed fitting as a Troopship at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
9.1812Placed in ordinary at Chatham
9.1812fitting as a Receiving Ship at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
4.1818Began fitting as a Lazarette at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1793
8.1818Completed fitting as a Lazarette at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1793
9.1837Broken up at DeptfordBWAS-1793

 

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