Thames

7116
Nominal Guns32BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Fifth Rate frigate 'La Tamise' (1793) (32)
Captured8.6.1796BWAS-1793
ShipyardBuckler's Hard
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigate
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Broken Up9.1803BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck127' 0"Imperial Feet38.7096 
Length of Keel104' 8 ½"Imperial Feet31.7119 
Breadth34' 4"Imperial Feet10.3886 
Depth in Hold11' 9"Imperial Feet3.5814 
Burthen656 4694Tons BM 

Armament


12.1796Broadside Weight = 246 Imperial Pound ( 111.561 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck26 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 24-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck4 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 24-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

1800Broadside Weight = 300 Imperial Pound ( 136.05 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck26 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck8 British 24-Pound Carronade
Forecastle4 British 24-Pound Carronade

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
12.1796 - 6.1801CaptainWilliam LukinBWAS-17146.1801 - 1.1803CaptainAskew HollisBWAS-1714

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
27.6.1800 - 17.8.1800Acting LieutenantJohn M'KerlieNAO17.8.1800 - 3.10.1800LieutenantJohn M'KerlieNAO

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1.12.1799 - 15.1.1803MasterJohn LambADM29-1

3 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
24.7.1799 - 1.1802MidshipmanHenry Hayward BuddNBD18491800 - 1804MidshipmanFrancis Charles Annesley (d.1846)NBD18494.1800 - 1.1803MidshipmanAlexander KennedyNBD1849

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
8.10.1798 - 24.7.17991st Class VolunteerHenry Hayward BuddNBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
7.1796Began refitting at Portsmouth Dockyard BWAS-1714
13.8.1796Re-registeredBWAS-1714
12.1796RecommissionedBWAS-1714
2.1797Completed refitting at Portsmouth Dockyard at a cost of £10134.0.0dBWAS-1714
7.6.1797Sailed for JamaicaBWAS-1714
8.1798Began refitting at Portsmouth Dockyard BWAS-1714
11.1798Completed refitting at Portsmouth Dockyard at a cost of £5174.0.0dBWAS-1714
3.3.1799

Sailed from Portstmouth with a convoy for the Mediterranean

TNC
1800Took the Unrated Schooner Malta (10)
1.6.1800Operation in Quiberon Bay
26.10.1800Took the Privateer Corvette Le Diable à Quatre (18) In the Bay of Biscay
18.1.1801Took the Unrated Corvette L'Aurore (16) in the Channel
12.7.1801The Gut of Gibraltar
1.1803Paid offBWAS-1714
22.8.1803Admiralty order for her to be broken upBWAS-1714
9.1803Broken up at WoolwichBWAS-1714


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
NAOThe National Archive - Trafalgar AncestorsVariousWeb Site
ADM29-1ADM 29/1 1802-1814 Admiralty: Warrant Officers. Entry Books of Certificates of Service Document
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
TNCThe Naval ChronicalVariousPeriodical
 

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