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Nominal Guns16BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered6.8.1779BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down10.1779BWAS-1714
Named16.9.1779BWAS-1714
Launched31.8.1780BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardGravesend - Kent BWAS-1714
Ship ClassZebra ClassBWAS-1714
Designed by
Edward HuntBritish
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1731-1740
BWAS-1714
Constructor
William CleverleyBritish
Ship Builder
BWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Sold13.8.1812BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck98' 0"Imperial Feet29.8704 
Length of Keel80' 1 ¼"Imperial Feet24.3904 
Breadth27' 5 ½"Imperial Feet8.2423 
Depth in Hold13' 4"Imperial Feet3.9963 
Burthen314 4294Tons BM 

Armament


31.8.1780Broadside Weight = 51 Imperial Pound ( 23.1288 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck16 British 6-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck12 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

1791Broadside Weight = 55 Imperial Pound ( 24.9428 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck16 British 6-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck12 British 1/2-Pound Swivel
Forecastle2 British 4-Pounder

4.1798Broadside Weight = 24 Imperial Pound ( 10.884 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck8 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
12.8.1779125Design Complement
4.179867as bomb vesselBWAS-1714

21 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
11.8.1780 - 13.4.1782Commander
John BourchierBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1771-1805
ADM 6/22/160
BWAS-1714
23.4.1782 - 9.4.1783Commander
Edward LongcroftBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1809
ADM 6/23/39
BWAS-1714
9.4.1783 - 16.3.1786Commander
Edward PakenhamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1758-1790
Transfered ADM 6/23/112
Issued by
Hugh PigotBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1735-1787
, Barbados - Windward Islands - Barbados & the Leeward Islands
Confirmed 15.8.1783
BWAS-1714
9.3.1787 - 27.3.1790Commander
Charles BoylesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1777-1814
ADM 6/23/387
BWAS-1714
27.3.1790 - 22.11.1790Commander
Robert Allaster ForbesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1782-1795
ADM 6/24/21
BWAS-1714
9.1.1791 - 2.5.1792Commander
William BrownBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1788-1815
Transfered ADM 6/24/109
Confirmed 1.3.1791
BWAS-1714
12.6.1793 - 3.1794Commander
Robert FaulknorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1774-1794
: on board from 16.6.1793 ADM 6/24/245
BWAS-1714
20.3.1794 - 22.4.1794Commander
Richard BowenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790
BWAS-1714
23.4.1794Lieutenant
Lancelot SkynnerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1799
BWAS-1714
23.4.1794 - 3.1795Commander
George VaughanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1788-1796
BWAS-1714
23.3.1795 - 1.1796Commander
Norborn ThompsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1814
BWAS-1714
1.1796 - 11.1796Commander
David M'IverBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1796
BWAS-1714
11.1796 - 3.1797Commander
John HurstBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1797
BWAS-1714
4.1798 - 3.12.1799Commander
Thomas SparkeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1799
BWAS-1714
3.12.1799 - 1803Commander
Edward Snyd ClayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1814
BWAS-1714
1803 - 1804Commander
William Beauchamp ProctorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1801-1809
BWAS-1714
8.1804 - 1805Commander
William Standway ParkinsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1808
BWAS-1714
1805 - 3.1806Lieutenant
George HarrisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1802-1806
BWAS-1714
3.1806 - 1807Commander
Thomas WhinyatesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1815
BWAS-1714
25.3.1807 - 13.10.1807Commander
William BowlesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1796-1869
NBD1849
1.1809 - 5.1809Commander
George Barne TrollopeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1795-1847
BWAS-1714

3 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
15.4.1783 - 23.12.1784Lieutenant
Henry William BayntunBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1775-1837
Transfered ADM 6/23/160
Issued by
Hugh PigotBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1735-1787
, Barbados - Windward Islands - Barbados & the Leeward Islands
Confirmed 11.11.1783
ref:616
1794Lieutenant
Henry HillBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1811
ADM 171/8
13.6.1808 - 9.1.1809Acting Lieutenant
James BanceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1803-1841
NBD1849

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
1794Unknown
Joseph BassBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794
ADM 171/8

Service History


DateEventSource
10.1779Began building at Gravesend - Kent BWAS-1714
31.8.1780Completed building at Gravesend - Kent at a cost of £7917.12.11dBWAS-1714
1.9.1780Began coppering and fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
11.11.1780Completed coppering and fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
1781In the Downs squadronBWAS-1714
10.2.1781Took the Privateer
La Revanche (18) 1781-1781
French 18 Gun
Privateer
off Beachy Head

10.2.1782Sailed for JamaicaBWAS-1714
12.4.1782Battle of the Saintes
1783In the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1714
1.1786Began small repair at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
10.1786Completed small repair at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £2005.0.0dBWAS-1714
1.1787Began coppering and fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
3.1787RecommissionedBWAS-1714
5.1787Completed coppering and fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £3676.0.0dBWAS-1714
4.1789Began refitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
5.1789Completed refitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £1066.0.0dBWAS-1714
8.1789RecommissionedBWAS-1714
22.11.1790Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
4.1793Began small repair at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
16.6.1793

Recommissioned

TNC
7.1793Completed small repair at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £4817.0.0dBWAS-1714
26.11.1793Sailed for the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1714
20.3.1794Attack on Fort Louis, MartiniqueBWAS-1714
30.11.1794Took the Schooner
La Carmagnole (10) 1794-1794
French 10 Gun
Unrated Schooner
off St Lucia

10.10.1795Took the Brig
le Brutus (10) 1795-1795
French 10 Gun
Unrated Brig

2.1796Took a privateer off TrinidadBWAS-1714
12.9.1796Took the Schooner
La Victoire (6) 1796-1796
French 6 Gun
Privateer Schooner
off Tobago
BG
4.1798Recommissioned as a Bomb VesselBWAS-1714
4.1798Refitted as a 8 gun Unrated Bomb Vessel
4.1798Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
6.1798Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £7392.0.0dBWAS-1714
2.4.1801Battle of Copenhagen
3.1803Began fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
5.1803Completed fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
23.7.1804Bombardment of Le Havre
1.8.1804Bombardment of Le Havre
23.8.1807Aciton of 1807-08-23
1808In the BalticBWAS-1714
5.1809Laid up at DeptfordBWAS-1714
13.8.1812Sold at DeptfordBWAS-1714

 

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