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HBMF Sirius (1797)

Page history last edited by Cy 11 years, 4 months ago

Sirius, 36 Guns


Details
Nationality British
Ordered 1795/04/30 B064
Laid Down 1795/09/00 B064
Launched 1797/04/12 B028
Shipyard Deptford B028
Constructor John Dudman B064
Rate Fifth Rate
Type Frigate
Out Service 1810/08/25 B028
Fate Burnt B028

Dimensions
B064   Type Metric
Length of Gundeck 148' 10" Imperial Feet 45.36
Length of Keel 124' 01/8" Imperial Feet 37.8
Breadth 39' 10" Imperial Feet 12.14
Depth in Hold 13' 3" Imperial Feet 4.04
Draught Forward 10' 10" Imperial Feet 3.3
Draught Aft 15' 7" Imperial Feet 4.75
Burthen 1,04659/94 Tons BM

Armament
1797/05 B064 Broadside Weight = 270
Upper Gun Deck 26 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck 6 British 9-Pounder
Forecastle 2 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement
Date Men Notes Source
1797/05 274 B064

Commanders
Date From Date to Rank/Position Name Source
1797/05 1801/07 Post Captain Richard King B064
1801/07 1802/08 Commander John Browning Edwards B064
1802/08 1808/04 Post Captain William Prowse B064
1808/11 1810/08/25 Post Captain Samuel Pym B064
Petty Officers
Date From Date to Rank/Position Name Source
1797/08 1805/05/09 Midshipman Edward Barnard B080
Crew
Date From Date to Rank/Position Name Source
1797/05/12 1797/08 Able Seaman Edward Barnard B080

Service Record
Date Notes Source
1797/06/24 Completed at Deptford DY at a total cost of £25,746 including fitting B064
1798/10/24 Captured the Waakzamheid off the Texel B064
1800/12/11 Captured the Spanish Merchant brig Melchura, 24 hours out of Corunna. BG
1801/01/28 In company with Oiseau and Amethyst took the Dedaigneuse off Ferrol B064
1806/04/17 Took the Bergere off the mouth of the Tagus B064
1808/04 Started a repair at Chatham B064
1808/11 Recommissioned B064
1809/01 Completed repairs B064
1809/02/24 Sailed for the Cape of Good Hope B064
1809/09/21 Present at the capture of the Caroline off Reunion B064
1810/07 Present at the capture of Reunion B064
1810/08 Present in the Mauritius operations B064
1810/08/24 Grounded at Grand Port, Mauritius B064
1810/08/25 Burnt to avoid capture B064

Fleets
Fleet Title Commander Date From Date To Source
No Fleets Listed

Actions & Battles
Date Source
1805/07/22 3rd Battle of Cape Finisterre
1805/10/21 Battle of Trafalgar
1810/08/23 Battle of Mauritius

Notes on Ship
No Notes Entered

Sources
Id Link or Description Author
B064 British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793-1817 Rif Winfield
B028 Ships of the Royal Navy - Volume I J. J. Colledge
B080 A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849 O'Brien
BG The London Gazette Official

Last Updated :2009/03/20 at 23:41:44 by Cy

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