Nominal Guns32BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down8.1800BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardFrindsbury - Kent BWAS-1793
Designed bySir John Henslow (1730-1815)BWAS-1793
Constructor Josiah and Thomas BrindleyBWAS-1793
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck142' 0"Imperial Feet43.2816 
Length of Keel118' 3 ½"Imperial Feet35.9791 
Breadth37' 8 ½"Imperial Feet11.2903 
Depth in Hold12' 6"Imperial Feet3.6576 
Draught Forward9' 0"Imperial Feet2.7432 
Draught Aft13' 3"Imperial Feet3.9624 
Burthen894 6494Tons BM 


27.6.1801Broadside Weight = 372 Imperial Pound ( 168.702 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck26 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck8 British 24-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck2 British 9-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 24-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
13.1.1798254Design Complement

9 Ship Commanders

7.1801 - 6.1802Captain James Walker (1764-1831)BWAS-17936.1802 - 1803Captain Charles Inglis (d.1833)BWAS-17931803 - 3.1804Captain John Perkins (d.1812) ResignedBWAS-17931.5.1804 - 3.1805Captain Keith Maxwell (d.1822)BWAS-17933.1805 - 1807Captain Edward Hawker (d.1860)BWAS-17931807 - 10.1807Captain Stephen Poyntz (d.1847)BWAS-179310.1807 - 15.5.1808Captain George Bettesworth (d.1808)BWAS-179315.5.1808 - 16.5.1805Lieutenant Herbert Caiger (1786-?)TRN516.5.1808 - 21.8.1811Captain Joseph Baker (1767-1817)BWAS-1793

6 Commissioned Officers

1.1802 - 1802Acting Lieutenant Thomas Bennett (1785-?)NBD18492.1808 - 8.12.1808Lieutenant George Anson Byron (1789-1868)NBD18492.2.1808 - 15.5.1808First Lieutenant Herbert Caiger (1786-?)TRN516.5.1808 - 25.8.1809First Lieutenant Herbert Caiger (1786-?)NBD18491809Lieutenant Thomas SykesTRN51809Lieutenant Frederick Augustus Hargood ParkerBWAS-1793

1 Petty Officer

1808 - 15.5.1808Midshipman Henry Fitzburgh (d.1808)TRN5

1 Crewman

30.8.1801 - 4.18021st Class Volunteer Vere Warner Hussey Bogle (1787-?)NBD1849

Service History

27.6.1801Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
18.7.1801Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
10.1801Sailed for JamaicaBWAS-1793
25.7.1803Capture of the Duquesne
31.7.1804Capture of the Hirrondelle
31.7.1804Took the Schooner L'Hirondelle (10) off San Domingo
9.6.1806Took the Sloop L'Observateur (16) in the West Indies
10.1807Began small repair at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
4.1808Completed small repair at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £18011.0.0dBWAS-1793
15.5.1808Action at Bergen
3.11.1808Took the Privateer Naargske Gutten (7) off the Maze of Norway
15.5.1809Chased a Danish 4-gun privateer ashore on the Courland coast, sent in her boats, under Lieutenants Thomas Sykes and Frederick Augustus Hargood Parker, and brought off the vessel without lossTRN5
27.3.1811At the defence of Anholt IslandBWAS-1793
27.3.1811Attack on Anholt Island
11.8.1811Bilged on Dago Island in the BalticBWAS-1793
21.8.1811Run ashore at Kahar Inlet and later burntBWAS-1793


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