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Volontaire

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Nominal Guns38BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Previously
French Fifth Rate frigate 'La Volontaire' (1796) (44) 1796-1806
French 44 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
Captured4.3.1806BWAS-1793
ShipyardBordeaux - Gascony
Ship ClassVirginie Class
Designed by
Jean Marguerite TupinierFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Broken Up2.1816BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck151' 9"Imperial Feet46.0248 
Length of Keel127' 1 ⅜"Imperial Feet38.7191 
Breadth40' 0 ½"Imperial Feet12.2047 
Depth in Hold12' 5"Imperial Feet3.6576 
Burthen1,084 894Tons BM 

Armament


9.1807Broadside Weight = 425 Imperial Pound ( 192.7375 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck28 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck6 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck8 British 9-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder

7 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
3.1806 - 10.1806Commander
Jocelyn PercyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1804-1815
BWAS-1793
10.1806 - 7.1807Captain
Frederick Lewis MaitlandBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1795-1839
BWAS-1793
7.9.1807 - 31.12.1810Captain
Charles BullenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1779-1852
NBD1849
1811Captain
Joseph NourseBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1180-1816
BWAS-1793
1811 - 10.1813Captain
Granville George WaldegraveBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1804-1841
BWAS-1793
1.1.1811 - 8.2.1811Captain
Abel FerrisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1799-1812
NAO
10.1813 - 1814Lieutenant
John ShawBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1798-1814
BWAS-1793

4 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1809 - 1.11.1809Lieutenant
Dalhousie TaitBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1806-1809
TRN5
1.11.1809Lieutenant
James Ashley MaudeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1805-1828
RNB1823
1.11.1809Lieutenant
Samuel SisonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1807-1809
RNB1823
2.2.1813 - 7.1814Lieutenant
Edwin Ludlow RichBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1804-1841
NBD1849

10 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
10.3.1806 - 7.1806Midshipman
Alexander BoyterBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1806-1848
NBD1849
9.1806 - 9.1813Master's Mate
Sir John BannatyneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1803-1815
NBD1849
1808 - 16.5.1811Midshipman
Benjamin AplinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1805-1852
NBD1849
1.11.1809Master's Mate
Thomas RandallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1809
RNB1823
1.11.1809Midshipman
John ArmsteadBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1809
RNB1823
1.11.1809Midshipman
Henry John LeekeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1809-1864
RNB1823
1.11.1809Midshipman
Richard Stephens HarnessBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1809-1814
RNB1823
1.11.1809Quarter Gunner
Thomas HarrisonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1809
† Discharged Dead
BG
1810 - 1812Midshipman
John AdamsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1806-1866
NBD1849
6.3.1813 - 12.1815Midshipman
William BarwellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1811-1830
NBD1849

2 Crewmen


DatesRatingNameSource
1.11.1809Ordinary Seaman
Thomas SuttonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1809
BG
31.5.1811 - 6.3.18131st Class Volunteer
William BarwellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1811-1830
NBD1849

3 Marines


DatesRankNameSource
1.11.1809Lieutenant of Marines
William BurtonBritish
Marine
Service 1803-1809
RNB1823
1.11.1809Lieutenant of Marines
Duncan CampbellBritish
Marine
Service 1807-1809
RNB1823
1.11.1809Private
Robert GrantBritish
Marine
Service 1809
BG

Service History


DateEventSource
13.6.1807Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
18.11.1807Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
16.4.1808Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1793
31.10.1809Action in Rosas Bay
29.4.1811Action of 1811-04-29
29.4.1812Boat action in the Rhone
30.3.1813Action of 1813-03-30
2.1816Broken up at DeptfordBWAS-1793

 

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