Fisgard

7651
Nominal Guns46BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered24.8.1815BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down2.1817BWAS-1793
Launched8.7.1819BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardPembroke Dockyard - Pembroke Dock BWAS-1793
Ship ClassLeda ClassBWAS-1793
Designed bySir John Henslow (1730-1815)BWAS-1793
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Broken Up8.10.1879BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck150' 1 ½"Imperial Feet45.7327 
Length of Keel125' 4 ¼"Imperial Feet38.1064 
Breadth40' 0 ½"Imperial Feet12.2047 
Depth in Hold12' 9"Imperial Feet3.7719 
Draught Forward11' 0"Imperial Feet3.3528 
Draught Aft14' 4"Imperial Feet4.2926 
Burthen1,069 594Tons BM 

Armament


8.7.1819Broadside 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
1794284Design Complement

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
13.5.1843 - 1848CaptainJohn Alexander DuntzeNBD1849

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
16.5.1843 - 1843LieutenantEdward David AsheNBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
24.7.1819Began fitting for ordinary at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
27.8.1819Completed fitting for ordinary at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
10.1847Harbour flagship at WoolwichBWAS-1793
8.10.1879Breaking up completed at ChathamBWAS-1793

 

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