Arethuse -> 1795 Undaunted

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Nominal Guns38BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Fifth Rate frigate 'L'Aréthuse' (1791) (38)
Named29.10.1794BWAS-1793
Captured29.8.1793BWAS-1793
First Commissioned7.1795BWAS-1793
ShipyardBrest - Brittany
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Wrecked31.8.1796BWAS-1793

Dimensions


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

Armament


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 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
12.1793 - 1794LieutenantPeter Ribouleau (d.1847)BWAS-17937.1795 - 25.8.1796CaptainHenry Roberts (1757-1796)BWAS-179325.8.1796 - 31.8.1796CommanderRobert WinthropBWAS-1793

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
29.8.1795 - 11.1.1796MasterJames Woodford (d.1807)ADM29-1

Service History


DateEventSource
12.1793Removed from ToulonBWAS-1793
3.5.1794Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
29.10.1794RegisteredBWAS-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


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
ADM29-1ADM 29/1 1802-1814 Admiralty: Warrant Officers. Entry Books of Certificates of Service Document
 

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