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Nominal Guns36BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered4.5.1812BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down8.1812BWAS-1793
Launched14.7.1813BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardFishbourne - Sussex BWAS-1793
Ship ClassScamander ClassBWAS-1793
Designed byWilliam Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
ConstructorDaniel ListBWAS-1793
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Sold19.4.1822BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck143' 8"Imperial Feet43.5911 
Length of Keel120' 7 ¼"Imperial Feet36.5824 
Breadth38' 5 ½"Imperial Feet11.5951 
Depth in Hold12' 4"Imperial Feet3.7084 
Draught Forward9' 2"Imperial Feet2.794 
Draught Aft13' 4"Imperial Feet3.9963 
Burthen949Tons BM 

Armament


14.7.1813Broadside 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
1812274Design Complement
26.1.1813284 BWAS-1793

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
9.1813 - 8.1815CaptainPhilip PiponBWAS-17938.1815 - 1817CaptainJames Whitley Deans Dundas (1785-1862)BWAS-1793

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
11.1816 - 1817LieutenantJohn RadcliffNBD1849

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
9.1813 - 20.6.1814Master's MateJohn Reddie Black (1787-?)NBD184931.10.1815 - 11.1815LieutenantThomas BurnhamNBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
15.7.1813Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
9.11.1813Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
1814Sailed to South AmericaBWAS-1793
6.1.1814Took the Frigate Ceres (40)
1816In the MediterraneanBWAS-1793
1820At DeptfordBWAS-1793
19.4.1822Sold to Beetson for £2,550BWAS-1793

 

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