Sybille

6693
Nominal Guns38BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Fifth Rate frigate 'La Sibylle' (1791) (36)
Captured17.6.1794BWAS-1793
ShipyardToulon - Provence NNF-1774
Ship ClassHébé ClassNNF-1774
Designed byJacques-Noël Sané (1740-1831)NNF-1774
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Sold7.8.1833BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck154' 3"Imperial Feet46.9392 
Length of Keel127' 4 ¾"Imperial Feet38.7287 
Breadth40' 1 ½"Imperial Feet12.2047 
Depth in Hold12' 4"Imperial Feet3.6576 
Burthen1,090 9194Tons BM 

Armament


4.1795Broadside Weight = 324 Imperial Pound ( 146.934 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck28 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck12 British 9-Pounder
Forecastle4 British 9-Pounder

1799Broadside Weight = 503 Imperial Pound ( 228.1105 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck28 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck12 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck4 British 9-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder

14 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
7.10.1794 - 1.3.1799CaptainEdward Cooke (1772-1799)ODNB25.5.1799 - 6.1799CommanderJoseph TurnerBWAS-17936.1799 - 1802CaptainCharles Adam (1780-1853)ODNB12.6.1799 - 7.1799CommanderWilliam WallerBWAS-17937.1805 - 8.1807CaptainRobert WinthropBWAS-17938.1807 - 9.1813CaptainClotworthy UptonBWAS-17939.1813 - 1814CaptainJames Sanders (d.1834)BWAS-17931814CaptainThomas Forrest (d.1844)BWAS-17939.1817 - 5.1819CaptainCharles MalcolmBWAS-179315.9.1817 - 7.12.1818LieutenantFrancis BraceNBD184919.5.1819 - 8.1820CaptainWilliam PophamBWAS-17938.1820 - 1823CaptainJoshua Ricketts RowleyBWAS-17937.1823 - 11.1826CaptainSamuel George PechellBWAS-179312.1826 - 1830CaptainFrancis Augustus Collier (1785-1849)BWAS-1793

3 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
9.1817 - 8.1820Rear-Admiral of the WhiteSir Home Riggs Popham (1762-1820)BWAS-17938.1820 - 1823Rear-Admiral of the BlueSir Charles Rowley (1770-1845)BWAS-17931827Rear-AdmiralSir Thomas Masterman Hardy (1769-1839)ODNB

4 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1799First LieutenantLucius Ferdinand Hardyman (1771-1734)ODNB11.2.1814 - 18.4.1815First LieutenantHenry Fage BelsonNBD18497.4.1824 - 26.9.1825LieutenantFrederick William Grey (1805-1878)W0255.12.1826 - 10.1827LieutenantWilliam TurnerNBD1849

2 Warrant Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
9.2.1793 - 29.4.1794GunnerJoseph CollettADM29-11827 - 9.1827Master's MateWilliam Henry Matherref:567

8 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1805 - 7.1807MidshipmanJohn Leigh BeckfordNBD18498.2.1812 - 10.1812MidshipmanCharles CaleyNBD184910.1813 - 1814MidshipmanJohn Rivett-Carnac (1796-1869)NBD184911.1817 - 8.1820MidshipmanHenry QuinNBD18498.1822 - 14.3.1823MidshipmanWilliam TurnerNBD18491823MidshipmanHenry Murray Edward AllenNBD18498.1823 - 2.1825MidshipmanWheatley Byass (1796-?)NBD184910.1823 - 2.1825MidshipmanGeorge William RabettNBD1849

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
20.1.1810 - 8.2.18121st Class VolunteerCharles CaleyNBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
30.11.1794Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
17.4.1795Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £7705.0.0dBWAS-1793
1796In the MediterraneanBWAS-1793
1797Sailed to the Cape of Good Hope and the East IndiesBWAS-1793
1.1.1798At ManillaBWAS-1793
1.1.1798Attack on Manilla
22.1.1798Attack on the fort of Samboangon
28.2.1799Capture of the Forte
1.3.1799Took the Frigate La Forte (38) off the coast of Bengal
23.8.1800Took the Sloop Vrow Cornelia (6) BG
23.8.1800Took the Brig De Vrow Elizabeth Christiana (6) BG
23.8.1800Took the Brig Unknown Dutch Brig (16) BG
19.8.1801Capture of the Chiffone
19.8.1801Took the Frigate La Chiffone (38) off the Seychelles
4.1803Paid offBWAS-1793
9.1804Began large repair at Deptford - London BWAS-1793
7.1805RecommissionedBWAS-1793
7.1805Completed large repair at Deptford - London at a cost of £22224.0.0dBWAS-1793
8.1805fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £12690.0.0dBWAS-1793
3.5.1807Took the Privateer L'Oiseau (4)
15.8.1807Second Battle of Copenhagen
25.1.1808Took the Lugger Le Grand Argus (4)
16.8.1808Took the Brig-Corvette L'Espiègle (16)
12.1808Began making good defects at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
2.1809Completed making good defects at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £11286.0.0dBWAS-1793
10.1810Took the Privateer L'Edouard (14) off the Irish coast
10.5.1812Took the Cutter L'Aigle (14) in latitude 49 deg. 6 min. north , in longitude 8 deg. 22 min. westBG
11.1812Sailed to North AmericaBWAS-1793
5.2.1813Took the Privateer Le Brestois (14)
25.3.1813Sailed for NewfoundlandBWAS-1793
1814Sailed to GreenlandBWAS-1793
4.1815Began large repair at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
10.1816Completed large repair at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £30477.0.0dBWAS-1793
11.1817fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £12642.0.0dBWAS-1793
1818Flagship at JamaicaBWAS-1793
1819Flagship at JamaicaBWAS-1793
1820Flagship at JamaicaBWAS-1793
7.1823RecommissionedBWAS-1793
7.1823Began making good defects at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
10.1823Completed making good defects at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £15604.0.0dBWAS-1793
11.1826Paid offBWAS-1793
11.1826Began making good defects at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
12.1826RecommissionedBWAS-1793
4.1827Completed making good defects at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £14734.0.0dBWAS-1793
6.9.1827Took the Slave Ship Henriqueta (3) Bight of Beninref:567
1.1830Began fitting as a Lazarette at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
7.1831Completed fitting as a Lazarette at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
7.8.1833Sold to Mr Henry for £2,460BWAS-1793

 

Previous comments on this pageno comments to display
Make a comment about this page





Recent comments to other pages

Date postedByPage
Thursday 12th of December 2019 20:54new deal alert clarks womens hFrench Third Rate ship of the line 'Le Languedoc' (1766) (80)
Wednesday 11th of December 2019 21:25Freddy Van DaeleBritish Privateer brig 'Dragon' (1778) (14)
Wednesday 11th of December 2019 15:51CyBritish Third Rate ship of the line 'Culloden' (1783) (74)
Wednesday 11th of December 2019 14:03Suzanne BattisonBritish Third Rate ship of the line 'Culloden' (1783) (74)
Thursday 5th of December 2019 13:57William FisherGeorge Younghusband (1776-1806)