Thetis

7056
Nominal Guns38BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered18.12.1812BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down12.1814BWAS-1793
Launched1.2.1817BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardPembroke Dockyard - Pembroke Dock BWAS-1793
Ship ClassLeda ClassBWAS-1793
Designed bySir John Henslow (1730-1815)BWAS-1793
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Wrecked5.12.1830BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck150' 9"Imperial Feet45.7246 
Length of Keel126' 7 ⅛"Imperial Feet38.408 
Breadth39' 11"Imperial Feet11.89 
Depth in Hold12' 9"Imperial Feet3.7719 
Draught Forward10' 7"Imperial Feet3.2258 
Draught Aft14' 8"Imperial Feet4.318 
Burthen1,086 3294Tons BM 

Armament


1.2.1817Broadside 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

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
29.11.1830 - 5.12.1830CaptainSamuel Burgess (1781-?)NBD1849

3 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
2.1827 - 26.8.1829LieutenantHenry Bolton (1796-?)NBD184925.4.1829 - 5.12.1830LieutenantEdward BaughNBD184926.8.1829 - 8.1830CommanderHenry Bolton (1796-?)NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
2.1817Refitted as a 46 gun Fifth Rate Frigate B181
21.8.1817Sailed for PlymouthBWAS-1793
25.8.1817Began fitting for ordinary at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
20.9.1817Completed fitting for ordinary at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
28.2.1823Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
20.8.1823Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
5.12.1830

Wrecked on Cape Frio, Brazil

NBD1849

 

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