Winchester

7425
Nominal Guns60BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered23.5.1816BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down11.1818BWAS-1793
Launched21.6.1822BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardWoolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
Ship ClassJava Class
Designed by The SurveyorsBWAS-1793
ConstructorHenry CanhamBWAS-1793
CategoryFourth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigate
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Sold8.4.1921BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck172' 0"Imperial Feet52.4256 
Length of Keel145' 1 ¼"Imperial Feet44.2024 
Breadth43' 4"Imperial Feet13.1403 
Depth in Hold14' 3"Imperial Feet4.2863 
Burthen1,449 3094Tons BM 

Armament


21.6.1822Broadside Weight = 972 Imperial Pound ( 440.802 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck30 British 24-Pounder
Spardeck28 British 42-Pounder Carronade
Spardeck2 British 24-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
9.7.1813450Design Complement

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
12.1828 - 12.1830CaptainCharles John Austen (1779-1852)NBD1849

11 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
15.1.1832 - 24.2.1833LieutenantCharles Bolton (1798-?)NBD18491833LieutenantJonas Archer AbbottNBD184927.2.1835 - 8.1835LieutenantJohn Grenfell (1806-1884)W02529.7.1837 - 1838LieutenantThomas Henry Mason (1811-?)W02528.1.1840 - 7.3.1841LieutenantFrederick Archibald CampbellNBD18497.3.1842 - 5.4.1844UnknownWilliam KellyNBD18497.3.1842 - 1846LieutenantJohn McNeill Boyd (d.1861)NBD18497.3.1842 - 1842First LieutenantWilliam Conrwallis AldhamNBD18499.3.1842 - 1.8.1842LieutenantRobert Dawes AldrichNL186520.7.1843 - 12.3.1844LieutenantMontagu BurrowsNBD184913.8.1845 - 23.11.1845LieutenantGeorge Sayer BoysNBD1849

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
3.1839 - 13.11.1842Master's MateAugustus John Burton (1818-?)NBD1849


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
W025William Loney RN - BackgroundP DavisWeb Site
NL1865The Navy List 1865The AdmiraltyDigital Book
 

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