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HBMC Pandora (1779)

Page history last edited by Cy 12 years ago


Pandora, 24 Guns



Nationality British
Ordered 1778/02/11 B057
Laid Down 1778/03/02 B057
Launched 1779/05/17 B028
Shipyard Deptford B028
Designer John Williams B057
Constructor John Barnard B057
Rate Sixth Rate  
Type Ship  
Out Service 1791/08/28 B057
Fate Wrecked B028


B057   Type Metric
Length of Gundeck 114' 7" Imperial Feet 34.93
Length of Keel 94' 91/2" Imperial Feet 28.88
Breadth 32' 3" Imperial Feet 9.83
Depth in Hold 10' 3" Imperial Feet 3.12
Burthen 52438/94 Tons BM  


1779/07 B057 Broadside Weight = 105
Upper Gun Deck 22 British 9-Pounder
Quarterdeck 2 British 6-Pounder


Crew Complement
Date Men Notes Source
1779 160 Establishment B057


Date From Date to Rank/Position Name Source
1779/05 1781 Post Captain Anthony Parrey B057
1781/03 1783 Post Captain John Inglis B057
1790/08 1791/08/28 Post Captain Edward Edwards B057
Commissioned Officers
Date From Date to Rank/Position Name Source
1790/10/26 1791/08/28 Lieutenant Thomas Hayward  


Service Record
Date Notes Source
1779/05 First Commissioned B057
1779/07/03 Completed at Deptford at a cost of £5,716.3.10d to build, plus £5,909.13.10d for fitting and coppering B057
1780 To Quebec with a convoy B057
1781/02 Began a refit at Sheerness B057
1781/03 Completed refit at a cost of £3,157.15.2d B057
1781/04/26 Sailed with a convoy for North America B057
1782/07/15 Took the American privateer Dispatch B057
1782/12/13 Took the American privateer Nestor B057
1783 Paid off B057
1790/07 Began fitting for sea in order to search for the Bounty mutineers B057
1790/08 Recommissioned B057
1790/10 Completed fitting at a cost of £3,067 B057
1790/10/13 Sailed for the South Seas B057
1791/08/28 Wrecked in the Torres Strait, 31 crew and 4 of her 14 prisoners drowned B057


Fleet Title Commander Date From Date To Source
No Fleets Listed


Actions & Battles
Date Source
No Actions Listed


Notes on Ship


Id Link or Description Author
B057 British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792 Rif Winfield
B028 Ships of the Royal Navy - Volume I J. J. Colledge

Last Updated :2009/02/20 at 20:07:15 by Cy

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