Saturn

7803
Nominal Guns58BWAS-1714
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyBritish Third Rate ship of the line 'Saturn' (1786) (74)
Keel Laid Down4.1813BWAS-1714
Acquired12.1813BWAS-1714
ShipyardNortham - Devon BWAS-1714
Ship ClassEdgar ClassBWAS-1714
Designed bySir Thomas Slade (1703-1771)BWAS-1714
ConstructorThomas RaymondBWAS-1714
CategoryFourth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Broken Up1.2.1868BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck168' 2"Imperial Feet51.2071 
Length of Keel138' 1"Imperial Feet42.0631 
Breadth46' 11"Imperial Feet14.025 
Depth in Hold19' 10"Imperial Feet5.7912 
Burthen1,616 6894Tons BM 

Armament


12.1813Broadside Weight = 1048 Imperial Pound ( 475.268 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck28 British 32-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 British 42-Pounder Carronade
Upper Gun Deck2 British 12-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
12.1813495 BWAS-1714

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
8.1813 - 11.1814CaptainSir James NashBWAS-171411.1814 - 4.1815CaptainSir Thomas Brown (d.1851)BWAS-1714

Service History


DateEventSource
4.1813Began repairs at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
8.1813RecommisisonedBWAS-1714
12.1813Completed repairs at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £50423.0.0dBWAS-1714
28.5.1814Took the Schooner Hussar (10)
4.1815Paid off into ordinaryBWAS-1714
10.1817Began small repairBWAS-1714
12.1817Laid upBWAS-1714
12.1817Completed small repair at a cost of £14210.0.0dBWAS-1714
8.1825Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
9.1825Refitted as a Unrated Hospital Ship
9.1825Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
1830Refitted as a Unrated Gunnery Training Ship
7.1845Began fittingBWAS-1714
11.1845Refitted as a Unrated Receiving Ship
11.1845Completed fitting at a cost of £4925.0.0dBWAS-1714
10.1849Began fittingBWAS-1714
3.1850Completed fittingBWAS-1714


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
 

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