Achates

2859
Nominal Guns16BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench brig-corvette 'Le Milan' (1807) (16)
Captured3.10.1809BWAS-1793
ShipyardSt Malo - Brittany BWAS-1793
Ship ClassPalinure ClassBWAS-1793
Designed by François Timothée Benjamin Pestel (1763-1828)BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1793
Sold11.6.1818BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck97' 4 ½"Imperial Feet29.5783 
Length of Keel76' 10 ¾"Imperial Feet23.1839 
Breadth28' 3 ½"Imperial Feet8.5471 
Depth in Hold13' 2"Imperial Feet3.9793 
Burthen327 3994Tons BM 

Armament


5.1810Broadside Weight = 174 Imperial Pound ( 78.909 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck14 British 24-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 6-Pounder Carronade

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
5.181095 BWAS-1793

3 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
5.1810 - 5.1813Commander John Davies (d.1814)BWAS-17935.1813 - 7.6.1814Commander Isaac Hawkins MorrisonBWAS-17937.6.1814 - 11.1815Commander Thomas Lamb Poulden LaugharneBWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
3.1810Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
30.6.1810Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
21.10.1813Capture of the Trave
23.10.1813Took the Frigate Trave (40) in the Channel
25.2.1814Capture of the Clorinde
11.1815Laid up at PlymouthBWAS-1793
11.6.1818Sold at Plymouth to John Small Sedger for £1,100BWAS-1793

 

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