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Trent

7196
Nominal Guns36BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered24.1.1795BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down3.1795BWAS-1793
Launched24.2.1796BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardWoolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
Ship ClassAmazon Class (1794)BWAS-1793
Designed by
William RuleBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1778-1813
BWAS-1793
Constructor
John ToveryBritish
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1776-1784
BWAS-1793
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigateBWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Broken Up2.1823BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck143' 0"Imperial Feet43.5864 
Length of Keel119' 6"Imperial Feet36.2792 
Breadth38' 2"Imperial Feet11.5888 
Depth in Hold13' 6"Imperial Feet4.0132 
Draught Forward9' 0"Imperial Feet2.7432 
Draught Aft14' 0"Imperial Feet4.2672 
Burthen925 8794Tons BM 

Armament


24.2.1796Broadside Weight = 407 Imperial Pound ( 184.5745 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck26 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
5.1794264Design Complement

12 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
3.1796 - 9.1796Captain
Edward BowaterBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1775-1814
BWAS-1793
9.1796Captain
John GoreBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1779-1825
BWAS-1793
9.1796 - 10.1797Captain
Edward BowaterBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1775-1814
BWAS-1793
10.1797 - 12.6.1798Captain
Richard BagotBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1795
BWAS-1793
12.6.1798 - 10.1800Captain
Robert Waller OtwayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1841
BWAS-1793
10.1800 - 1.1802Captain
Sir Edward Joseph HamiltonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1846
BWAS-1793
2.1802 - 7.1802Captain
Charles BrisbaneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1779-1819
BWAS-1793
6.4.1802 - 14.6.1803Captain
James KatonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1783-1841
Discharged ADM 196/5/1
BWAS-1793
7.1802 - 1803Captain
Isaac WolleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1831
BWAS-1793
10.1803 - 1810Commander
Walter GrossettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-9999
BWAS-1793
1811 - 12.1813Commander
Thomas YoungBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1795-1817
BWAS-1793
12.1813 - 1815Commander
George Ourry LempriereBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1807-1815
BWAS-1793

6 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1803 - 1804Admiral of the Blue
Alan GardnerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1755-1808
BWAS-1793
1805Rear-Admiral of the White
William O'Bryen DruryBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1811
BWAS-1793
1806Admiral of the White
Lord Alan Gardner (1st Baron Gardner of Uttoxeter)British
Naval Sailor
Service 1755-1808
BWAS-1793
1807 - 1810Vice-Admiral of the White
James Hawkins-WhitshedBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1844
BWAS-1793
1811 - 1812Vice-Admiral of the Red
Edward ThornbroughBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1773-1819
BWAS-1793
1814 - 1815Vice-Admiral of the Blue
Herbert SawyerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1780-1825
BWAS-1793

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1808Lieutenant
Nicholas AlexanderBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1799-1815
NBD1849
14.1.1818 - 14.11.1818Lieutenant
John FranklinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1804-1834
NAO

2 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
24.6.1796 - 30.1.1797Master
Charles ThompsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1780-1799
ADM 29-1
11.9.1798 - 1800Master
Flowers BeckettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1795-1814
NBD1849

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1.1802 - 1803Midshipman
Edward BoxerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1798-1841
NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
27.6.1797Took the Privateer
Le Poisson Volant (14) 1797-1797
French 14 Gun
Privateer
off Yarmouth
BG
11.1797Sailed for the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1793
2.1799Took the Privateer
Peñada (14) 1799-1799
Spanish 14 Gun
Privateer

20.4.1801Took the Privateer
Le Renard (10) 1801-1801
French 10 Gun
Privateer

13.2.1802Sailed for JamaicaBWAS-1793
6.1803Refitted as a Unrated Hospital Ship
6.1803Began fitting as an Hospital Ship at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
8.1803Completed fitting as an Hospital Ship at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793

 

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Posted by Mark Bosman on Friday 25th of June 2021 05:49

Thomas Hoskin Naval Record ADM 196/1/155 - he served as Master on board the Trent from 7 Nov 1800 to 29 Nov 1801


Posted by Mark Bosman on Friday 25th of June 2021 03:26

According to Thomas Hoskins Naval record ADM 196/1/55 - he served as Master of the Trent from 7 Nov 1800 to 29 Nov 1801

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