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Jewel -> 1809 Alcmene

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Nominal Guns38BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Previously
Captured22.1.1809BWAS-1793
ShipyardBasse-Indre - Nantes NNF-1800
Ship ClassGloire Class (1803)NNF-1800
Designed by
Pierre-Alexander ForfaitFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
Administrator
Service 1778-1805
NNF-1800
Constructor
Mathurin CrucyFrench
Ship Builder
NNF-1800
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigateBWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Broken Up2.1816BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck156' 1"Imperial Feet47.5493 
Length of Keel129' 5 ¼"Imperial Feet39.3256 
Breadth40' 6 ½"Imperial Feet12.2047 
Depth in Hold13' 0"Imperial Feet3.9624 
Burthen1,131 9094Tons BM 

Armament


1.1811Broadside 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

5 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
18.1.1809 - 1810Captain
James William KingBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1804-1846
BWAS-1793
1810Captain
William MaudeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1800-1824
BWAS-1793
1.1811 - 2.1814Captain
Edwards Lloyd GrahamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1797-1814
BWAS-1793
2.1814 - 7.1814Captain
Jeremiah CoghlanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1800-1830
BWAS-1793
7.1814 - 1815Captain
Charles GillBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1797-1815
BWAS-1793

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
8.11.1814 - 10.1815Lieutenant
William Francis BondBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1804-1859
NBD1849
4.1815 - 11.1815Lieutenant
William Case BurbidgeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1837
NBD1849

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1810 - 2.1815Midshipman
James Richard AuchinleckBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1805-1826
NBD1849
12.1810 - 2.1814Midshipman
Cheesman Henry BinsteadBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1810-1841
NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
25.5.1809Renamed AlcmeneBWAS-1793
14.4.1810Arrived at PortsmouthBWAS-1793
12.1810Began small repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
4.1811Completed small repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
17.6.1811Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1793
17.2.1812Took the Privateer
La Fortune (33) 1812-1812
French 33 Gun
Privateer
off Cagliari

8.6.1813Took the Unrated
L'Aigle (18) 1813-1813
French 18 Gun
Unrated

23.12.1813Took the Schooner
La Flèche (12) 1813-1813
French 12 Gun
Unrated Schooner
between Corsica and Cape Delle Molle.
BG
1814In the MediterraneanBWAS-1793
2.1816Broken up at DeptfordBWAS-1793

 

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