Nominal Guns38BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down5.1810BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardChatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
Ship ClassLeda ClassBWAS-1793
Designed bySir John Henslow (1730-1815)BWAS-1793
ConstructorSir Robert Seppings (1767-1840)BWAS-1793
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Broken Up20.3.1875BWAS-1793


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck150' 0"Imperial Feet45.72 
Length of Keel125' 1 ⅛"Imperial Feet38.1032 
Breadth40' 4"Imperial Feet12.192 
Depth in Hold12' 9 ½"Imperial Feet3.6703 
Draught Forward10' 11 ½"Imperial Feet3.0607 
Draught Aft14' 10"Imperial Feet4.2672 
Burthen1,082 3894Tons BM 


11.4.1812Broadside Weight = 425 Imperial Pound ( 192.7375 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck28 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck6 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck8 British 9-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1794284Design Complement

2 Commanding Officers

4.1812 - 8.1815CaptainHyde Parker (1784-1854)BWAS-179315.4.1812 - 8.1815CaptainHyde Parker (1784-1854)W033

2 Commissioned Officers

6.1.1812 - 3.6.1815LieutenantLestock Francis Boileau (1785-?)NBD184920.6.1814 - 1815LieutenantThomas Bourchier (1791-?)NBD1849

Service History

5.1810Began First cost, including fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
16.6.1812Completed First cost, including fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £36129.0.0dBWAS-1793
28.8.1812Sailed for North AmericaBWAS-1793
21.5.1813Took the Privateer Enterprise (4)
15.1.1815Capture of the President
15.1.1815Took the Frigate President (44)
8.1815Paid off and laid up at ChathamBWAS-1793
1819Moved to WoolwichBWAS-1793
7.1820Began middling repair at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
4.1826Laid up at WoolwichBWAS-1793
4.1826Completed middling repair at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £26178.0.0dBWAS-1793
1830Moved to SheernessBWAS-1793
1839Moved to ChathamBWAS-1793
12.1842Began fitting as a Convict Ship at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
4.1843Completed fitting as a Convict Ship at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £9823.0.0dBWAS-1793
1844Moved to BermudaBWAS-1793
20.3.1875Broken up at BermudaBWAS-1793


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