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HBMF Magnanime (1794)

Page history last edited by Cy 15 years, 5 months ago

Magnanime, 44 Guns


Nationality British
Ordered 1794/08/11 B064
Launched 1794/08/00 B064
Shipyard Plymouth B064
Rate Fifth Rate  
Type Frigate  
Out Service 1813/07 B064
Fate Broken Up B064


B064   Type Metric
Length of Gundeck 159' 6" Imperial Feet 48.62
Length of Keel 131' 6" Imperial Feet 40.08
Breadth 44' 4" Imperial Feet 13.51


1794/08 Broadside Weight = 480 B064
Quarterdeck 4 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle 2 British 32-Pound Carronade
Upper Gun Deck 26 British 24-Pounder
Quarterdeck 8 British 12-Pounder
Forecastle 4 British 12-Pounder


Date Men Notes Source
1794 310 Establishment B064


Date From Date to Rank/Position Name Source
1794/11 1795/09 Post Captain Isaac Schomberg B064
1795/09 1798 Post Captain The Hon Michael de Courcy B064
1799 1802/02 Post Captain William Taylor B064
1802/02 1802/02 Post Captain John Giffard B064
1802/02 1802/08 Post Captain Henry Vansittart B064
1803/10 1804/10 Post Captain John Broughton B064
1806 1807 Lieutenant Isaac Charles Smith Collett B064
1810 1810 Lieutenant John Molyneux B064


Service Record
Date Notes Source
1794/11 Recommissioned B064
1795/02 Completed fitting and cut down at a cost of £17,066 B064
1797/06/22 Took the privateer Triton of 8 guns off Cape Clear B064
1797/08/15 Took the privateer Tiercelet of 8 guns B064
1798/03/16 Took the privateer Eugenie of 18 guns B064
1798/04/02 Took the privateer Audacieux of 20 guns B064
1798/08/16 Took the privateer Colombe of 12 guns B064
1798/08/24 In company with Naiad took the frigate Decade of 36 guns B064
1799/06 Made good defects at Plymouth at a cost of £6,694 B064
1800/04 On the African coast B064
1802/02 Paid off after two years in the Leeward Islands B064
1802/04 Present at the mutiny of the West Indies Regiment at Dominica B064
1802/08 Paid off B064
1803/10 Recommissioned as afloating battery at Bristol B064
1803/11 Fitted to 'Lie in the Clyde' B064
1804/10 Laid up at Sheerness B064
1805/01 Commissioned as a Hospital Ship at Sheerness B064
1812 In Ordinary at Sheerness B064
1813/07 Broken up at Sheerness B064


Fleet Title Commander Date From Date To Source
No Fleets Listed


Actions & Battles
Date Source
No Actions Listed


Notes on Ship
No Notes Entered


Id Link or Description Author
B064 British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793-1817 Rif Winfield

Last Updated :2009/01/06 at 20:57:10 by Cy

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