Merlin Class

NationalityGreat Britain
Nominal Guns16
Approved1795/01/29
DesignerWilliam Rule (d.1816)
RateUnrated
TypeSloop
Designed Crew121
Ships in Class16

Design ArmamentBroadside Weight = 81.00 Imperial Pound ( 36.73 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck16 x British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 x British 12-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 x British 9-Pounder

Design Dimensions and Ship Information
 OrderedShipyardLaunchedOut of serviceFateGundeck LengthLength of KeelBreadthDepth in holdBurthen
As Designed     106' 0"87' 7"28' 0"13' 9"365 3294
Merlin (16) 24.1.1795Deptford - London 25.3.17961.1803Broken Up106' 2"87' 7"28' 2 ½"13' 10"370 6594
Pheasant (16) 24.1.1795Shoreham - Sussex 17.4.179811.7.1827Sold106' 1"87' 9 ⅞"28' 3 ½"13' 9"373 8594
Kingfisher (16) 27.11.1802King's Boatbuilders - Dover 10.3.180410.1816Broken Up106' 0"86' 11 ½"28' 2"13' 9"370
Fly (16) 27.11.1802Bursledon - Hampshire 26.3.18045.1805Wrecked106' 0"87' 5 ¾"28' 2"13' 9"369 1594
Helena (16) 27.11.1802Great Yarmouth - Norfolk 26.4.180421.7.1814Sold106' 1"87' 6 ⅞"28' 2"13' 9"369 5294
Albacore (16) 27.11.1802Bristol - England 10.5.180414.12.1815Sold106' 0"87' 7"28' 0"13' 9"365 3294
Wolf (16) 27.11.1802Dartmouth - Devon 4.8.18044.9.1806Wrecked105' 10 ¼"87' 5"28' 1"13' 9"366 6794
Cygnet (16) 27.11.1802Yarmouth IOW - Isle of Wight 6.9.18047.3.1815Wrecked106' 0"87' 7"28' 0"13' 9"365 3294
Martin (16) 27.11.1802Dartmouth - Devon 1.1.18051806Foundered106' 0"87' 8 ¼"28' 1"13' 9"367 8094
Otter (16) 1.5.1781Lime Street Yard - Kingston upon Hull 2.3.18056.3.1828Sold107' 3"86' 9"28' 1 ½"13' 7 ½"365
Brisk (16) 27.11.1802Dartmouth - Devon 4.180515.2.1816Sold106' 4"87' 8 ⅜"28' 2 ¼"13' 9"370 5994
Rose (16) 27.11.1802Hastings - Sussex 18.5.180530.10.1817Sold106' 1 ½"87' 8 ⅛"28' 0 ½"13' 9"366 6794
Star (16) 27.11.1802Dartmouth - Devon 26.7.180516.10.1816Sold106' 2"88' 6 ¼"28' 1"13' 9"371 3394
Kangaroo (16) 27.11.1802King's Lynn - Norfolk 12.9.180514.12.1815Sold106' 1"87' 6 ½"28' 2"13' 9 ½"369 4094
Ariel (16) 27.11.1802Great Yarmouth - Norfolk 19.4.180612.7.1816Sold106' 0 ½"87' 7"28' 1"13' 9"367 3994
Halifax (16) 1.10.1804Halifax Dockyard - Halifax 11.10.18061.1814Broken Up106' 9"88' 2 ½"28' 4 ¾"13' 9"378 3094


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