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Nominal Guns38BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Fifth Rate frigate 'L'Étoile' (1813) (44)
Named15.6.1814BWAS-1793
Captured27.3.1814BWAS-1793
First Commissioned4.1818BWAS-1793
ShipyardPaimboeuf - Brittany NNF-1800
Ship ClassPallas ClassNNF-1800
Designed byJacques-Noël Sané (1740-1831)NNF-1800
ConstructorMathurin CrucyNNF-1800
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Broken Up12.1851BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck151' 5 ⅜"Imperial Feet46.0343 
Length of Keel126' 8 ⅛"Imperial Feet38.408 
Breadth39' 8"Imperial Feet11.9098 
Depth in Hold12' 5 ¼"Imperial Feet3.664 
Burthen1,060 2394Tons BM 

Armament


4.1818Broadside Weight = 517 Imperial Pound ( 234.4595 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck28 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck14 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder

4 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
4.1818 - 7.1821CaptainJohn Richard Lumley (d.1821)BWAS-17937.1821CaptainArmar Lowry Corry (1793-1855)BWAS-17937.1821 - 5.1822Captain Charles Richardson (d.1850)BWAS-17935.1822 - 10.1822Acting CaptainPrice Blackwood (1794-1841)TGM

4 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
14.3.1821 - 11.12.1821Acting LieutenantHumphrey ButlerNBD184911.12.1821 - 1822LieutenantHumphrey ButlerNBD184930.3.1822 - 1824LieutenantFrancis Harding (1779-1875)W02524.5.1822 - 20.11.1822Acting LieutenantMarcus Freeman BrownriggNBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
29.3.1814Began small repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
24.2.1815Completed small repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
7.1.1818Completed very small repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
3.1818Began very small repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
3.12.1820Bombardment of Mocha
1.1823Began fitting as a Receiving Ship at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
2.1823Completed fitting as a Receiving Ship at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
3.1850Target for Boyne (98) BWAS-1793
12.1851Broken up at PortsmouthBWAS-1793

 

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