Scamander

6476
Nominal Guns36BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered4.5.1812BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down8.1812BWAS-1793
Launched13.7.1813BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardFrindsbury - Kent BWAS-1793
Ship ClassScamander ClassBWAS-1793
Designed by William Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
Constructor Josiah BrindleyBWAS-1793
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Sold22.7.1819BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck143' 0 ½"Imperial Feet43.5991 
Length of Keel119' 11 ½"Imperial Feet36.2839 
Breadth38' 5"Imperial Feet11.5983 
Depth in Hold12' 4"Imperial Feet3.7084 
Draught Forward8' 8"Imperial Feet2.6416 
Draught Aft12' 9"Imperial Feet3.7719 
Burthen941Tons BM 

Armament


13.7.1813Broadside Weight = 467 Imperial Pound ( 211.7845 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck26 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck12 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
13.7.1813284 BWAS-1793

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
10.1813 - 1813Captain Gilbert HeathcoteBWAS-17938.1815 - 1816Captain John Mason Lewis (d.1835)BWAS-17931816 - 11.1818Captain Charles Sibthorp John HawtayneBWAS-1793

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
14.10.1813 - 4.1815Lieutenant Nathaniel Brice (1787-?)NBD1849

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
15.5.1816 - 10.18181st Class Volunteer William TurnerNBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
30.7.1813Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
24.12.1813Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
4.1816Sailed to the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1793
2.1.1819Sold to John Small Sedger of Rotherhithe for £3,010BWAS-1793

 

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