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Galvarino

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Nominal Guns16BWAS-1793
NationalityChile
OperatorState Navy
Previously
British sloop 'Hecate' (1809) (16) 1809-1817
British 16 Gun
Unrated Sloop
Purchased1818ref:564
First Commissioned10.1818BWAS-1793
ShipyardUpnor - Kent BWAS-1793
Ship ClassCruizer ClassBWAS-1793
Designed by
William RuleBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1778-1813
BWAS-1793
Constructor
Thomas KingBritish
Ship Builder
Service 1739-1815
BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeBrig BWAS-1793
Broken Up1828BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck100' 0"Imperial Feet30.48 
Length of Keel77' 3 ½"Imperial Feet23.4823 
Breadth30' 6"Imperial Feet9.2964 
Moulded Breadth30' 0"Imperial Feet9.144 
Depth in Hold12' 9"Imperial Feet3.7719 
Burthen382 4194Tons BM 

Armament


1818Broadside Weight = 262 Imperial Pound ( 118.817 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck16 British 32-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1797121Design Complement

 

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Posted by Roger Boraston on Monday 15th of February 2021 15:13

The 1st Lieutenant on the Galvarino who was killed by Spanish fire at Callao in 1819 was my ancestor Benjamin Sowden Beley.


Posted by AvM on Wednesday 11th of October 2017 22:24

Galvarino was not directly ex HMS HEcate
Hevcate was sold on 30 Ost 1817 to Mr Parker,
became merchantman Lucy registered 19 Dec 1817 at London
Very probably purchased at Rio by Chilean agent Zanartu.

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