Nominal Guns28BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyDutch Sixth Rate frigate 'Bellona' (1787) (20)
First Commissioned22.12.1796BWAS-1793
ShipyardRotterdam - Holland M01
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Deleted from list6.7.1810BWAS-1793


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck112' 0"Imperial Feet34.1376 
Length of Keel92' 5"Imperial Feet28.1051 
Breadth32' 1"Imperial Feet9.7663 
Depth in Hold10' 6"Imperial Feet3.2004 
Burthen506Tons BM 

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
12.1796121 BWAS-1793

4 Commanding Officers

22.12.1796 - 2.1798CaptainJohn Sprat RainierBWAS-17932.1798 - 3.1798CaptainSamuel OsbornBWAS-17935.2.1798 - 3.1798CommanderJohn GardnerBWAS-17933.1798 - 5.1798CaptainAskew Pafford Hollis (1766-1844)BWAS-1793

Service History

22.12.1796Commissioned at the Cape of Good HopeBWAS-1793
24.3.1798Arrived at SheernessBWAS-1793
5.1798Paid offBWAS-1793
5.1798making good defects at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1793
6.7.1810Deleted from the Navy ListBWAS-1793
1816Broken up at SheernessBWAS-1793


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