Weser

7399
Nominal Guns38BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Fifth Rate frigate 'Le Weser' (1812) (44)
Captured21.10.1813BWAS-1793
ShipyardAmsterdam - Holland
Ship ClassPallas Class
Designed byJacques-Noël Sané (1740-1831)
ConstructorJean Francois Guillemard (1784-?)
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Sold for Break Up17.9.1817BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck152' 6"Imperial Feet46.3325 
Length of Keel127' 2"Imperial Feet38.7115 
Breadth39' 11 ¾"Imperial Feet11.9063 
Depth in Hold12' 6"Imperial Feet3.7338 
Burthen1,081 1394Tons BM 

Armament


11.1813Broadside Weight = 517 Imperial Pound ( 234.4595 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck28 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck14 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
12.1813300 BWAS-1793

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
3.1814 - 3.1815CommanderThomas Ball Sulivan (1780-1857)BWAS-179329.3.1815 - 10.1815CommanderBartholomew Kent (1780-1835)BWAS-17932.9.1816 - 1817CaptainDaniel LawrenceBWAS-1793

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1815 - 3.1816Master's MateJohn Sleigh (d.1848)NBD18492.1816 - 1816MidshipmanJohn Bulley (1797-?)NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
3.11.1813Arrived at PlymouthBWAS-1793
2.1814Began fitting as a Troopship at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
3.1814Refitted as a 22 gun Unrated Troop Ship
4.1814Completed fitting as a Troopship at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
10.1815Paid offBWAS-1793
17.9.1817Sold for breaking up to Mr. Bailey at Portsmouth for £1,500BWAS-1793


Sources


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

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