Pitt -> 1807 Salsette

7802
Nominal Guns36BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered12.5.1802BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down19.7.1803BWAS-1793
Launched17.1.1805BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardBombay Dockyard - Bombay BWAS-1793
Ship ClassPerseverance ClassBWAS-1793
Designed byEdward Hunt (d.bef.1740)BWAS-1793
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Broken Up20.3.1874BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck137' 0"Imperial Feet41.7576 
Length of Keel113' 5 ½"Imperial Feet34.4551 
Breadth38' 0"Imperial Feet11.5824 
Depth in Hold13' 5"Imperial Feet3.9624 
Burthen871 4294Tons BM 

Armament


17.1.1805Broadside Weight = 354.5 Imperial Pound ( 160.7661 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck26 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 18-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck8 British 9-Pounder
Forecastle4 British 18-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle14 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1779260Design Complement

6 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1.1805 - 1806CaptainWalter Bathurst (1764-1827)BWAS-17932.1807 - 1809CaptainGranville George Waldegrave (1786-1857)BWAS-17931810CommanderHenry MontresorBWAS-179312.1810 - 3.4.1811CommanderJohn HollingworthBWAS-17934.1811 - 12.1812CaptainHenry HopeBWAS-17931815 - 6.1816CaptainJoseph Drury (d.1835)BWAS-1793

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1814 - 2.1815Acting LieutenantThomas BaxterNBD1849

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1.1805 - 23.9.1808Master's MateThomas BlakeNBD18499.1813 - 1814Master's MateThomas BaxterNBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
19.2.1807Renamed SalsetteBWAS-1793
11.6.1808Took the Cutter Opyt (14)
21.4.1812Took the Privateer La Comète (2) and afterwards destroyed in the MediterraneanBG
14.10.1812Took the Privateer Le Mercure (16) off the Isle of Wight


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
BGThe London GazetteOfficialWeb Site
 

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