Nominal Guns34BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Fifth Rate frigate 'La Tribune' (1793) (32)
ShipyardRochefort - Aunis BWAS-1793
Ship ClassGalatée ClassNNF-1774
Designed by Raymond-Antoine Haran (1748-?)NNF-1774
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck143' 7 ½"Imperial Feet43.5991 
Length of Keel119' 0 ⅝"Imperial Feet36.2871 
Moulded Breadth37' 5 ½"Imperial Feet11.2903 
Breadth38' 0 ½"Imperial Feet11.5951 
Depth in Hold11' 6 ½"Imperial Feet3.3655 
Burthen916 3494Tons BM 


1796Broadside Weight = 180 Imperial Pound ( 81.63 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck26 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck6 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

1 Ship Commander

6.1796 - 16.11.1797Captain Scory Barker (d.1797)BWAS-1793

1 Crewman

2.1828 - 4.18281st Class Volunteer Henry ByngNBD1849

Service History

20.6.1796Arrived at PortsmouthBWAS-1793
3.1797Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
7.1797Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £12659.0.0dBWAS-1793
22.9.1797Sailed with a convoy for QuebecBWAS-1793
16.11.1797Wrecked on Thrum Cap Shoal off Halifax. 238 drownedBWAS-1793


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