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Thalia

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Nominal Guns36BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered19.12.1780BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down3.1781BWAS-1714
Named15.8.1782BWAS-1714
Launched15.8.1782BWAS-1714
First Commissioned12.1782BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardBursledon - Hampshire BWAS-1714
Ship ClassFlora Class (1778)BWAS-1714
Designed by
John WilliamsBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1762-1778
BWAS-1714
Constructor
John NowlanBritish
Ship Builder
BWAS-1714
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeFrigateBWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Broken Up7.1814BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck137' 1"Imperial Feet41.7583 
Length of Keel113' 3 ¼"Imperial Feet34.4488 
Breadth38' 3"Imperial Feet11.5919 
Depth in Hold13' 3"Imperial Feet3.9878 
Burthen881 4794Tons BM 

Armament


15.8.1782Broadside Weight = 345 Imperial Pound ( 156.4578 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck26 British 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck12 British 1/2-Pound Swivel
Quarterdeck4 British 18-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck8 British 9-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 18-Pound Carronade
Forecastle4 British 9-Pounder

7.1801Broadside Weight = 90 Imperial Pound ( 40.815 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck20 British 9-Pounder

3.1805Broadside Weight = 384 Imperial Pound ( 174.144 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck26 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck6 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck8 British 9-Pounder
Forecastle4 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
6.11.1778260Design Complement

8 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
12.11.1782 - 16.4.1783Captain
Robert CalderBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1756-1813
ADM 6/22/539
BWAS-1714
21.9.1790 - 8.1.1793Captain
Francis PickmoreBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1777-1801
ADM 6/24/68
ADM 6/24
8.1.1793 - 1795Captain
Richard GrindallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1776-1814
ADM 6/24/192
BWAS-1714
6.1795 - 1.1799Captain
Harry PowlettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1779-1814
BWAS-1714
1.1799 - 10.1800Captain
Josiah NisbetBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1797-1800
BWAS-1714
7.1801 - 5.1803Commander
John MoncurBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1779-1803
BWAS-1714
3.1805 - 10.1807Captain
James WalkerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1783-1821
BWAS-1714
10.1807 - 11.1808Captain
Thomas ManbyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1795-1825
BWAS-1714

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
10.1807 - 1808Rear-Admiral of the Blue
Sir Edmund NagleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1777-1814
BWAS-1714

3 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
30.11.1782 - 1782Second Lieutenant
William RichanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1781-1802
ADM 6/22/547
ADM 6/22
6.1795 - 6.1798First Lieutenant
William Pryce CumbyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1784-1837
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30.12.1806 - 26.11.1811Lieutenant
Christopher Crackenthorp AskewBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1798-1846
NBD1849

2 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
17.3.1805 - 3.8.1806Master
John BryceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1795-1808
ADM 29-1
16.8.1809 - 29.11.1809Master
Francis PriorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1804-1811
ADM 29-1

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
12.1807 - 5.1812Midshipman
Edward AcklandBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1806-1815
NBD1849

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
13.12.1782 - 6.4.1783Able Seaman
Richard ColleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1780-1821
ADM 29/8

Service History


DateEventSource
9.11.1782Began coppering and fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
18.1.1783Completed coppering and fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £8742.17.11dBWAS-1714
16.4.1783

Paid off

BWAS-1714
3.1790Began small repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
12.1790Completed small repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £4550.0.0dBWAS-1714
20.2.1795Took the Brig
Le Requin (12) 1794-1795
French 12 Gun
Unrated Brig

23.6.1795Action of Ile Groix
10.9.1797Took the Unrated
Le Espion (16) 1797-1797
French 16 Gun
Unrated

18.9.1797Took the Brig
Espoir (6) 1788-1797
French 6 Gun
Unrated Brig
1793 Renamed "Lazouski"
1795 Renamed "Espoir"
in the Mediterranean

5.2.1798Took the Brig
L'Antoine (16) 1798-1798
French 16 Gun
Privateer Brig
BG
5.2.1798Took the Privateer
L'Alout 1798-1798
French Privateer

27.2.1798Took the Schooner
San Josef (6) 1798-1798
Spanish 6 Gun
Privateer Schooner
being 40 leagues N. W. of Lisbon.
BG
4.3.1798Took the Brig
Victoria (14) 1798-1798
Spanish 14 Gun
Privateer Brig
off the Rock of Lisbon .
BG
22.5.1798Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
29.6.1800Took the Privateer
Virgin del Carmen (2) 1800-1800
Spanish 2 Gun
Privateer

12.12.1800Paid offADM 51
1.1801Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
5.1801Delivered to the Transport boardBWAS-1714
36.5.1801Refitted as a 20 gun Unrated Troop Ship
7.1801RecommissionedBWAS-1714
7.1801Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £11146.0.0dBWAS-1714
18.4.1803Refitted as a 36 gun Fifth Rate Frigate
5.1803Returned to the Navy and paid off into ordinaryBWAS-1714
8.1804Began repairs at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
3.1805RecommissionedBWAS-1714
4.1805Completed repairs at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
27.9.1805Sailed for the East IndiesBWAS-1714
29.10.1807Took the Privateer
Le Requin 1807-1807
French Privateer

20.4.1808Sailed for the Davis StraitBWAS-1714
30.3.1809Sailed for HalifaxBWAS-1714
17.5.1810Sailed for JamaicaBWAS-1714
23.7.1812Paid offADM 51
1813In ordinary at ChathamBWAS-1714
7.1814Broken up at ChathamBWAS-1714

 

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