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HMS Orontes (1813)

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Name  HMS Orontes
Laid down  August 1812
Construction started  August 1812
Builder  Frindsbury
Ordered  4 May 1812
Completed  13 December 1813
Launched  29 June 1813
Renamed  Originally ordered as HMS Brilliant
Fate  Broken up in April 1817

HMS Orontes was a 36-gun Scamander-class fifth rate frigate of the Royal Navy. She was built at Frindsbury as HMS Brilliant, but was renamed in 1812. She was launched in 1813. Her first commander was Captain Nathaniel Day Cochrane, who served on the Irish Station. She was later under Captain William M’Culloch, who may have taken her to the West Indies. Orontes was broken up at Sheerness in April 1817.

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HMS Orontes (1813) Wikipedia


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