Arethuse -> 1795 Undaunted

Nominal Guns38BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Fifth Rate frigate 'L'Aréthuse' (1791) (38)
First Commissioned7.1795BWAS-1793
ShipyardBrest - Brittany
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck152' 0"Imperial Feet46.3296 
Breadth126' 10"Imperial Feet38.4048 
Depth in Hold12' 4"Imperial Feet3.6576 
Depth in Hold39' 8 ½"Imperial Feet11.8999 
Burthen1,063 7094Tons BM 


7.1795Broadside Weight = 330 Imperial Pound ( 149.655 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck28 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 24-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck6 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle4 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
7.1795286 BWAS-1793

3 Ship Commanders

12.1793 - 1794Lieutenant Peter Ribouleau (d.1847)BWAS-17937.1795 - 25.8.1796Captain Henry Roberts (1757-1796)BWAS-179325.8.1796 - 31.8.1796Commander Robert WinthropBWAS-1793

1 Warrant Officer

29.8.1795 - 11.1.1796Master James Woodford (d.1807)ADM 29-1

Service History

12.1793Removed from ToulonBWAS-1793
3.5.1794Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
6.1.1795Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £2871.0.0dBWAS-1793
14.7.1795Renamed UndauntedBWAS-1793
9.2.1796Sailed for the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1793
23.4.1796Capture of Demerara, Essequibo and Berbice
31.8.1796Wrecked on Morant Keys, JamaicaBWAS-1793


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