Nominal Guns18BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench sloop 'La Jalouse' (1794) (18)
ShipyardHonfleur - Normandy DBF
Ship ClassBelliqueuse ClassDBF
Designed by Pierre-Alexander Forfait (1752-1807)DBF
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1793
Broken Up3.1807BWAS-1793


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck102' 10"Imperial Feet31.0896 
Length of Keel85' 4"Imperial Feet25.9283 
Moulded Breadth27' 4"Imperial Feet8.2441 
Breadth27' 9"Imperial Feet8.2623 
Depth in Hold12' 11 ½"Imperial Feet3.6703 
Burthen348 4794Tons BM 


10.1797Broadside Weight = 78 Imperial Pound ( 35.373 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck2 British 24-Pound Carronade
Gun Deck18 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
10.1797121 BWAS-1793

4 Ship Commanders

9.1797 - 1800Commander John Temple (d.1808)BWAS-17931.1800 - 6.1802Commander Frederick Paul Irby (1779-1844)BWAS-17936.1802 - 11.1804Commander Christopher Strachey (1778-?)BWAS-179316.11.1804 - 5.1806Commander Lucius Curtis (1786-?)BWAS-1793

2 Commissioned Officers

28.6.1799 - 6.1803Lieutenant Hew Stewart (1780-?)ref:29.5.1802 - 5.8.1806Lieutenant John William Bailey (1781-1860)NBD1849

1 Warrant Officer

18.9.1803 - 22.1.1805Master George CarringtonADM 29-1

1 Petty Officer

4.1802 - 1802Midshipman Philip Henry Bridges (d.1848)NBD1849

Service History

24.7.1797Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
19.10.1797Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £4227.0.0dBWAS-1793
23.2.1799Took the Privateer Le Jason (14) off the Texel
29.11.1799Took the Lugger La Fantaisie (14) inthe North Sea
5.4.1800Took the Privateer L'Inattendu (2) in the North Sea
14.6.1803Action of 1803-06-14
5.1806Paid offBWAS-1793
3.1807Broken up at WoolwichBWAS-1793


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