Nominal Guns16BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down9.11.1814BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardBombay Dockyard - Bombay BWAS-1793
Ship ClassCruizer ClassBWAS-1793
Designed byWilliam Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
ConstructorJamsetjee Bomanjee Wadia (1756-1821)BWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1793


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck100' 3"Imperial Feet30.5562 
Length of Keel77' 5"Imperial Feet23.4877 
Breadth30' 7"Imperial Feet9.3218 
Depth in Hold12' 9"Imperial Feet3.7719 
Draught Forward7' 6"Imperial Feet2.286 
Draught Aft8' 6"Imperial Feet2.5908 
Burthen385 1594Tons BM 


18.11.1815Broadside 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

9 Commanding Officers

12.1815LieutenantPhilip Henry Bridges (d.1848)NBD184912.1815 - 14.12.1816CaptainRobert Forbes (d.1819)BWAS-17934.1827 - 1828CommanderCharles Cotton (d.1828)BWAS-179310.1828 - 1.1829CommanderEdmund William Gilbert (d.1849)BWAS-17931.1829 - 1830CommanderRichard PridhamBWAS-17931832 - 1833LieutenantFrederick Charles Peter Beauclerk (1808-?)NBD18491836 - 1837CommanderRobert Contart M'CreaTRN63.1.1839 - 18.2.1840CommanderRobert Fanshaw Stopford (1811-1891)BWAS-179318.2.1840 - 2.12.1840CommanderJames J StopfordBWAS-1793

2 Commissioned Officers

5.2.1825 - 7.12.1825LieutenantStephen Lushington (1803-1877)W02510.2.1825 - 28.4.1827LieutenantJosiah OakeNBD1849

Service History

18.11.1815Began fitting at Bombay Dockyard - Bombay BWAS-1793
12.1815Commissioned at Bombay for passage to EnglandBWAS-1793
1816Completed fitting at Bombay Dockyard - Bombay BWAS-1793
14.12.1816Arrived at Portsmouth and paid off into OrdinaryBWAS-1793
1.1825Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
2.1825Recommissioned for the MediterraneanBWAS-1793
14.5.1825Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £5050.0.0dBWAS-1793
31.1.1828Action at Grabusa
1833Paid offBWAS-1793
2.1834Began very small repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
9.1834Completed very small repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £4006.0.0dBWAS-1793
24.9.1834Sailed for the Cape of Good HopeBWAS-1793
1837Raid on Bruas
1840Recommissioned for for MediterraneanBWAS-1793
2.12.1840Wrecked off Haifa, 3 men drownedBWAS-1793

Notes on Ship

'Cruizer' class brig-sloop


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