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Nominal Guns36BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered6.6.1801BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down7.1801BWAS-1793
Launched5.7.1803BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardBursledon - Hampshire BWAS-1793
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Wrecked29.11.1839BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck137' 1 ½"Imperial Feet41.7703 
Length of Keel113' 1 ½"Imperial Feet34.4551 
Breadth38' 4"Imperial Feet11.5824 
Depth in Hold13' 5"Imperial Feet3.9624 
Draught Forward10' 4"Imperial Feet3.048 
Draught Aft15' 6"Imperial Feet4.572 
Burthen884 1994Tons BM 

Armament


5.7.1803Broadside Weight = 444 Imperial Pound ( 201.354 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck26 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck10 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck2 British 9-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1779260Design Complement

9 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
7.1803 - 1804CaptainGeorge Henry Towry (1767-1809)BWAS-17931804 - 1805CaptainRichard Henry Alexander BennetBWAS-17935.1805 - 6.1805CaptainRichard Curry (1772-?)BWAS-17931806 - 1807CaptainThomas Baker (1771-1845)BWAS-17931808 - 1815CaptainGeorge ReynoldsBWAS-17939.1818 - 9.1822CaptainNesbit Josiah WilloughbyBWAS-179311.1822 - 1825CaptainGardiner Henry Guion (1775-1832)BWAS-17931.1828 - 12.1829CaptainJohn WilsonBWAS-179324.12.1829 - 1831CaptainJohn Alexander DuntzeNBD1849

4 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
22.12.1809 - 30.4.1814LieutenantCharles Beales (1788-1860)NBD184925.11.1822 - 6.1.1824LieutenantCourtenay Edmund William Boyle (1800-?)NBD18491.1.1824 - 4.2.1825LieutenantJohn Harrison Bowker (d.1848)NBD18497.5.1834 - 25.6.1834LieutenantDouglas CurryNBD1849

2 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
13.8.1803 - 8.18111st Class VolunteerWilliam Frederick Barr (d.1854)NBD18493.1805 - 5.18061st Class VolunteerAlgernon Percy (1792-1865)NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
7.7.1803Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
20.8.1803Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
30.1.1804Took the  
30.1.1804Took the  
6.1805Completed middling repair at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £32397.0.0dBWAS-1793
26.8.1806Chase of the Vétéran
1808Commissioned for the BalticBWAS-1793
5.3.1811Sailed for the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1793
1.1814Began middling repair at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
6.1815Laid up at ChathamBWAS-1793
9.1818RecommissionedBWAS-1793
10.1818Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
12.1819Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £15041.0.0dBWAS-1793
9.1822Paid offBWAS-1793
9.1822Began small repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
11.1822RecommissionedBWAS-1793
3.1823Completed small repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £12248.0.0dBWAS-1793
1825On the Lisbon stationBWAS-1793
7.1826Began middling repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
1.1828RecommissionedBWAS-1793
5.1828Completed middling repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £29123.0.0dBWAS-1793
1.1832Began cut down at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
3.1833Completed cut down at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £6111.0.0dBWAS-1793
5.1834RecommissionedBWAS-1793
5.1834Refitted as a 24 gun Sixth Rate Corvette
5.1834Began fitting for sea at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
9.1834Completed fitting for sea at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £7771.0.0dBWAS-1793
29.11.1839Wrecked near TarragonaBWAS-1793


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
 

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