Iphigenia

7712
Nominal Guns32BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered26.2.1779BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down25.5.1779BWAS-1714
Launched27.12.1780BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardMistley BWAS-1714
Ship ClassAmazon Class
Designed byJohn Williams (1700-?)BWAS-1714
ConstructorJames BettsBWAS-1714
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeFrigate
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Burnt20.7.1801BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck126' 2"Imperial Feet38.4068 
Length of Keel104' 3"Imperial Feet31.7183 
Breadth35' 0 ½"Imperial Feet10.6807 
Depth in Hold12' 2"Imperial Feet3.683 
Burthen680 7294Tons BM 

Armament


27.12.1780Broadside Weight = 228 Imperial Pound ( 103.398 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck26 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 18-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck4 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 18-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1770220Design Complement

6 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
13.12.1780 - 28.11.1781CaptainCharles Hope (d.1808) ADM 6/22/209BWAS-17143.12.1781 - 5.1.1783CaptainSir William Parker (1740/41-1802) ADM 6/22/376BWAS-17143.1783 - 10.1786CaptainJames Cornwallis (d.1798)BWAS-17141791 - 1794CaptainPatrick Sinclair (d.1794)BWAS-17141795 - 9.1796CaptainFrancis Farington Gardner (d.1821)BWAS-17143.1800 - 20.7.1801CommanderHassard Stackpoole (d.1814)BWAS-1714

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
13.11.1812 - 24.9.1813First LieutenantGeorge Bague (d.1856)NBD1849

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
19.5.1790 - 2.8.1790MasterAlexander PhillipsADM29-1

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
14.3.1781 - 24.12.1781MidshipmanWilliam Gordon Rutherford (1765-1818)NAO7.1792 - 18.5.1793MidshipmanRichard Curry (1772-?)RNB1823

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
12.11.1780 - 13.3.1781Able SeamanWilliam Gordon Rutherford (1765-1818)NAO

Service History


DateEventSource
27.12.1780building at Mistleythorne at a cost of £15328.16.2dBWAS-1714
3.1781Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard BWAS-1714
11.5.1781Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard BWAS-1714
2.7.1781Took the Privateer American Union (6) off Flamborough Head
5.8.1781Battle of Dogger Bank
1782Sailed for the Baltic with a convoyBWAS-1714
18.1.1783Sailed for the East Indies, but returned disabled and paid offBWAS-1714
3.1783RecommissionedBWAS-1714
5.11.1783Sailed for JamaicaBWAS-1714
10.1786Paid offBWAS-1714
2.1788Began middling repair at Sheerness Dockyard BWAS-1714
11.1788Completed middling repair at Sheerness Dockyard at a cost of £9938.0.0dBWAS-1714
6.1790fitting at Sheerness Dockyard at a cost of £1615.0.0dBWAS-1714
1791Recommissioned for the Spanish ArmamentBWAS-1714
9.1791Paid off and recommissionedBWAS-1714
16.2.1793Took the Privateer Sloop L'Elizabeth
24.3.1793Sailed for the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1714
29.10.1793Took the Fifth Rate Frigate L'Inconstante (32) off San Domingo
25.11.1793Took the Fifth Rate Frigate L'Inconstante (32)
4.1.1794Operations against San Domingo
16.3.1794Took the Privateer Brig L'Actif (16)
16.3.1794Took the Unrated L'Espiègle (12)
1795At JamaicaBWAS-1714
21.3.1796Attack on Leogane
9.1796Paid offBWAS-1714
7.1798Began fitting at Sheerness Dockyard BWAS-1714
8.1798Completed fitting at Sheerness Dockyard BWAS-1714
2.1800Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard BWAS-1714
3.1800RecommissionedBWAS-1714
3.1800Refitted as a 16 gun Unrated Troop Ship
1801Egypt operationsBWAS-1714
6.1801Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard at a cost of £10159.0.0dBWAS-1714
20.7.1801Burnt by accident in Aboukir BayBWAS-1714


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
ADM29-1ADM 29/1 1802-1814 Admiralty: Warrant Officers. Entry Books of Certificates of Service Document
NAOThe National Archive - Trafalgar AncestorsVariousWeb Site
RNB1823Royal Navy BiographyJohn MarshallDigital Book
 

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