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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 - Essex BWAS-1714
Ship ClassAmazon Class (1770)BWAS-1714
Designed by
John WilliamsBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1762-1778
BWAS-1714
Constructor
James BettsBritish
Ship Builder
BWAS-1714
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeFrigateBWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
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

8 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
13.12.1780 - 28.11.1781Captain
Charles HopeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1767-1792
Transfered ADM 6/22/209
BWAS-1714
3.12.1781 - 22.3.1783Captain
William ParkerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1762-1852
Transfered ADM 6/22/376
BWAS-1714
18.3.1783 - 18.3.1786Captain
James CornwallisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1767-1790
ADM 6/23/37
BWAS-1714
10.5.1790 - 5.2.1791Captain
Patrick SinclairBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1771-1791
ADM 6/24/27
BWAS-1714
5.2.1791 - 20.9.1791Captain
Patrick SinclairBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1771-1791
ADM 6/24/106
ADM 6/24
20.9.1791 - 1794Captain
Patrick SinclairBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1771-1791
† ADM 6/24/136
ADM 6/24
1795 - 9.1796Captain
Francis Farington GardnerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1791-1819
BWAS-1714
3.1800 - 20.7.1801Commander
Hassard StackpooleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1795-1814
BWAS-1714

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
10.2.1793 - 4.1793Rear-Admiral of the Blue
John MacbrideBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1751-1799
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1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
13.11.1812 - 24.9.1813First Lieutenant
George BagueBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1798-1837
NBD1849

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRankNameSource
19.5.1790 - 2.8.1790Master
Alexander PhillipsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1781-1795
ADM 29-1

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
14.3.1781 - 24.12.1781Midshipman
William Gordon RutherfordBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1807
NAO
7.1792 - 18.5.1793Midshipman
Richard CurryBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1780-1846
RNB1823

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
12.11.1780 - 13.3.1781Able Seaman
William Gordon RutherfordBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1807
NAO

Service History


DateEventSource
27.12.1780building at Mistleythorne - Essex at a cost of £15328.16.2dBWAS-1714
3.1781Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
11.5.1781Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1714
2.7.1781Took the Privateer
American Union (6) 1781-1781
American 6 Gun
Privateer
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 - Sheerness BWAS-1714
11.1788Completed middling repair at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness at a cost of £9938.0.0dBWAS-1714
6.1790fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness at a cost of £1615.0.0dBWAS-1714
1791Recommissioned for the Spanish ArmamentBWAS-1714
9.1791Paid off and recommissionedBWAS-1714
16.2.1793Took the Sloop
L'Elizabeth 1793-1793
French Privateer Sloop

24.3.1793Sailed for the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1714
29.10.1793Took the Frigate
L'Inconstante (32) 1790-1793
French 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
off San Domingo

25.11.1793Took the Frigate
L'Inconstante (32) 1790-1793
French 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate

4.1.1794Operations against San Domingo
16.3.1794Took the Brig
L'Actif (16) 1793-1794
French 16 Gun
Privateer Brig

16.3.1794Took the Unrated
L'Espiègle (12) 1794-1794
French 12 Gun
Unrated

1795At JamaicaBWAS-1714
21.3.1796Attack on Leogane
9.1796Paid offBWAS-1714
7.1798Began fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1714
8.1798Completed fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1714
2.1800Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
3.1800RecommissionedBWAS-1714
3.1800Refitted as a 16 gun Unrated Troop Ship
1801Egypt operationsBWAS-1714
6.1801Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £10159.0.0dBWAS-1714
20.7.1801Burnt by accident in Aboukir BayBWAS-1714

 

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