Aimwell

2937
Nominal Guns12BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered6.3.1794BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down3.1794BWAS-1793
Launched12.5.1794BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardBlackwall Yard - Blackwall BWAS-1793
Ship ClassConquest ClassBWAS-1793
Designed bySir John Henslow (1730-1815)BWAS-1793
ConstructorJohn Perry (1743-1810)BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeGun-brig BWAS-1793
Broken Up11.1811BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck75' 2 ½"Imperial Feet22.8727 
Length of Keel62' 6 ⅝"Imperial Feet18.9135 
Breadth21' 1"Imperial Feet6.4262 
Depth in Hold7' 0"Imperial Feet2.1336 
Burthen147 5894Tons BM 

Armament


12.5.1794Broadside Weight = 118 Imperial Pound ( 53.513 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck10 British 18-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 24-Pounder (Gover)
Stern Chaser2 British 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
3.179450Design Complement

5 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
22.8.1794 - 1796LieutenantJames BunceBWAS-17931796 - 29.1.1802LieutenantFrancis William Kinneer (d.1801)BWAS-179317.8.1803 - 31.8.1804LieutenantJohn Bentinck PettetBWAS-179312.1804 - 2.1805LieutenantJoseph MarrettBWAS-17932.1805 - 1811LieutenantGeorge WoodBWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
1795Began fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
14.5.1795Completed fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
7.1796coppering at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
1797At the DownsBWAS-1793
1798At the DownsBWAS-1793
1.1802In OrdinaryBWAS-1793
8.1803At the DownsBWAS-1793
11.1811Broken up at SheernessBWAS-1793


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
 

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