1812 - Launch of LACEDEMONIAN

21st December. The 46 gun frigate Lacedemonian was launched from the Dockyard. She was broken up at Portsmouth in 1822 and was one of the Leda class frigates, which was one of the largest classes of frigate built; two of which are still in existence to-day, the Unicorn at Dundee and the Trincomalee (Foudroyant) at West Hartlepool.