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6902
Nominal Guns38BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered4.6.1805BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down12.1805BWAS-1793
Launched7.7.1807BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardNortham - Devon BWAS-1793
Ship ClassLively ClassBWAS-1793
Designed byWilliam Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
ConstructorRobert GuillaumeBWAS-1793
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Wrecked26.2.1815BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck154' 0"Imperial Feet46.9392 
Length of Keel129' 10 ¾"Imperial Feet39.3383 
Breadth39' 7 ½"Imperial Feet11.8999 
Depth in Hold13' 5 ½"Imperial Feet3.9751 
Draught Forward10' 7"Imperial Feet3.048 
Draught Aft14' 8"Imperial Feet4.2672 
Burthen1,084 8194Tons BM 

Armament


7.7.1807Broadside Weight = 494 Imperial Pound ( 224.029 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck28 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck12 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck2 British 9-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1799284Design Complement

5 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
7.1807 - 12.1808CaptainRobert Howe Bromley (1778-1857)BWAS-179312.1808 - 11.1809CaptainCharles Worsley Boys (1778-1809)BWAS-17931810 - 1811CaptainVolant Vashon BallardBWAS-17931811 - 28.4.1814CaptainHassard Stackpoole (d.1814)BWAS-179329.4.1814 - 26.2.1815CaptainSpelman SwaineBWAS-1793

3 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
2.5.1808 - 8.8.1808LieutenantHenry BoyesNBD184916.11.1809 - 8.1814LieutenantGeorge BishopNBD184920.7.1810 - 21.10.1810LieutenantGeorge Guy BurtonNBD1849

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
5.1811 - 8.1814MidshipmanJohn Sleigh (d.1848)NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
7.7.1807Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
26.8.1807Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
28.7.1809Expedition to the Scheldt
28.7.1809Walcheren Expedition
3.10.1809Sailed for the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1793
10.6.1810Took the Corvette Mouche (16) off Santander
11.7.1812Took the Schooner Buckskin (1) off Cape Sable
26.2.1815Wrecked off CubaBWAS-1793

 

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