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Barbadoes

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Nominal Guns32BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Previously
French Privateer frigate 'Le Brave' (1799) (32) 1799-1804
French 32 Gun
Privateer Frigate
Captured16.3.1804BWAS-1793
First Commissioned10.1804BWAS-1793
ShipyardBordeaux - Gascony
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Wrecked27.9.1812BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck139' 8"Imperial Feet42.3724 
Length of Keel117' 6 ½"Imperial Feet35.6743 
Moulded Breadth34' 8 ⅝"Imperial Feet10.3791 
Breadth35' 2 ⅝"Imperial Feet10.6839 
Depth in Hold10' 3"Imperial Feet3.1242 
Burthen775 4394Tons BM 

Armament


10.1804Broadside Weight = 234 Imperial Pound ( 106.119 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck24 British 9-Pounder
Quarterdeck8 British 24-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 24-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
10.1804195 BWAS-1793

4 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
10.1804 - 6.1805Captain
Joseph NourseBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1180-1816
BWAS-1793
5.1810 - 7.1811Captain
Brian HodgsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1799-1816
BWAS-1793
7.1811 - 19.6.1812Captain
Edward RushworthBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1804-1812
† Discharged Dead
BWAS-1793
6.1812 - 27.9.1812Captain
Thomas HuskissonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1806-1821
BWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
5.1804Purchased by the inhabitants of Barbados and presented to the AdmiraltyBWAS-1793
10.1804Commissioned in the West IndiesBWAS-1793
17.10.1804Took the Privateer
Le Napoléon (18) 1804-1804
French 18 Gun
Privateer
in the West Indies

11.1804Took the Privateer
L'Heureux (10) 1804-1804
French 10 Gun
Privateer
in the West Indies

8.4.1805Took the Schooner
La Désirée (14) 1805-1805
French 14 Gun
Privateer Schooner
in sight of the Island of Barbadoes
BG
17.6.1805Arrived at Portsmouth and laid upBWAS-1793
5.1810RecommissionedBWAS-1793
5.1810Refitted as a 28 gun Sixth Rate Frigate
5.9.1810Sailed for the East IndiesBWAS-1793
23.11.1811Sailed for JamaicaBWAS-1793
27.9.1812Wrecked on Sable Island, one man drownedBWAS-1793

 

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