Tartar

6587
Nominal Guns36BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered6.1.1812BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down10.1812BWAS-1793
Launched6.4.1814BWAS-1793
First Commissioned5.1818BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
Ship ClassApollo ClassBWAS-1793
Designed byWilliam Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
ConstructorWilliam StoneBWAS-1793
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Broken Up30.9.1859BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck145' 2"Imperial Feet44.196 
Length of Keel121' 10 ¼"Imperial Feet36.8872 
Breadth38' 3 ¼"Imperial Feet11.5888 
Depth in Hold13' 3"Imperial Feet3.9624 
Draught Forward10' 4"Imperial Feet3.048 
Draught Aft14' 3"Imperial Feet4.2672 
Burthen949 2794Tons BM 

Armament


6.4.1814Broadside Weight = 476 Imperial Pound ( 215.866 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck26 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck10 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck2 British 9-Pounder
Forecastle4 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1798264Design Complement

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
5.1818 - 1820CaptainSir George Ralph Collier (1774-1824)BWAS-179310.1822 - 2.1826CaptainThomas BrowneBWAS-1817

Service History


DateEventSource
10.1812Began First cost, including fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
6.4.1814Completed First cost, including fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £14128.0.0dBWAS-1793
6.4.1814Began fitting for ordinary at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
5.1814Placed in Ordinary at SheernessBWAS-1793
6.5.1814Completed fitting for ordinary at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
5.1818Commissioned for the African StationBWAS-1793
6.1818Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
9.1818Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £14128.0.0dBWAS-1793
5.2.1823Sailed for the South American stationBWAS-1793
2.1826Paid offBWAS-1793
11.1827Began fitting as a Receiving Ship at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
3.1830Completed fitting as a Receiving Ship at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £14128.0.0dBWAS-1793
4.1830Receiving ship at SheernessBWAS-1793
1834Receiving ship at ChathamBWAS-1793
30.5.1859Breaking up completed at ChathamBWAS-1793


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1817British Warships in the Age of Sail 1817 - 1863Rif WinfieldBook
 

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