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Nominal Guns32BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Fifth Rate frigate 'Variante' (1787) (32)
Named25.4.1796BWAS-1793
Captured12.4.1796BWAS-1793
First Commissioned13.4.1796BWAS-1793
ShipyardRochefort - Aunis NNF-1774
Ship ClassCharmante ClassNNF-1774
Designed byJean-Denis Chevillard (1738-1804)NNF-1774
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Sold5.1802BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck142' 5 ½"Imperial Feet43.2943 
Length of Keel118' 5 ⅛"Imperial Feet35.9696 
Breadth37' 8"Imperial Feet11.3066 
Depth in Hold11' 0"Imperial Feet3.3528 
Burthen873 7194Tons BM 

Armament


10.1796Broadside Weight = 222 Imperial Pound ( 100.677 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck26 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle4 British 24-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
10.1796254 BWAS-1793

4 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
12.10.1793 - 4.1794CaptainCharles Cunningham (d.1834)ref:61610.1796 - 7.1798CaptainCharles Rowley (1770-1845)BWAS-17932.1799 - 7.1800CaptainJohn Poo Beresford (1767-1844)BWAS-17937.1800 - 4.1802CaptainThomas Harvey (1775-1841)BWAS-1793

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
14.7.1801 - 24.7.1801Vice-Admiral of the BlueLord Horatio Nelson (1st Viscount Nelson) (1758-1805)NAO

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
16.8.1799 - 3.1800Acting LieutenantWilliam BlackNBD1849

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
16.4.1800 - 15.7.1800CarpenterGeorge RobinsNAO

Service History


DateEventSource
25.4.1796Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
4.12.1796Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
17.9.1797Took the Privateer La Brunette (10)
28.9.1797Took the Unrated L'Indienne (16)
7.10.1797Took the Brig Découverte (10) in the ChannelBWAS-1714
4.3.1799Sailed for the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1793
11.8.1799Surrender of Surinam
2.2.1800Took the Schooner La Persévérance (16)
4.1802Paid off at SheernessBWAS-1793
5.1802Sold at SheernessBWAS-1793

 

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