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Nominal Guns38BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered16.11.1812BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down1.1813BWAS-1793
Launched13.8.1813BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardNorthfleet Dockyard - Northfleet BWAS-1793
Ship ClassLeda Class (1794)BWAS-1793
Designed by
Sir John HenslowBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1761-1784
BWAS-1793
Constructor
Thomas PitcherBritish
Ship Builder
Service 1745-1837
BWAS-1793
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigateBWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Broken Up2.1817BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck150' 1 ½"Imperial Feet45.7327 
Length of Keel125' 4 ⅞"Imperial Feet38.1222 
Breadth39' 11"Imperial Feet11.89 
Depth in Hold12' 9"Imperial Feet3.7719 
Burthen1,062 7994Tons BM 

Armament


13.8.1813Broadside Weight = 425 Imperial Pound ( 192.7375 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck28 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck6 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck8 British 9-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1794284Design Complement

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
6.2.1816 - 3.7.1818Lieutenant
John Ralph BloisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1803-1823
NBD1849

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1816 - 1817Midshipman
Thomas CareyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1810-1831
NBD1849

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
11.1816 - 19.12.1816Volunteer
Courtenay Edmund William BoyleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1813-1830
NBD1849

 

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