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Nominal Guns16BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered2.11.1812BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down1.1813BWAS-1793
Launched13.7.1813BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardNorthfleet Dockyard - Northfleet BWAS-1793
Ship ClassCruizer ClassBWAS-1793
Designed byWilliam Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
ConstructorThomas Pitcher (1745-1837)BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1793
Captured11.1832BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck100' 4"Imperial Feet30.5816 
Length of Keel77' 6 ¼"Imperial Feet23.476 
Breadth30' 8"Imperial Feet9.3472 
Depth in Hold12' 9"Imperial Feet3.7719 
Draught Forward6' 0"Imperial Feet1.8288 
Draught Aft10' 11"Imperial Feet3.0734 
Burthen387 7494Tons BM 

Armament


14.7.1813Broadside 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

7 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
7.1813 - 8.1813CommanderGeorge Rose Sartorius (1790-1885)BWAS-179310.1813 - 7.1815CommanderJoseph Gulston GarlandBWAS-17938.1815 - 1817CommanderJohn SmithBWAS-17931818 - 2.1819CommanderHenry John LeekeBWAS-17932.1819 - 1821CommanderCharles FarwellBWAS-179324.1.1827 - 27.11.1829CommanderSamuel Burgess (1781-?)BWAS-179327.11.1829 - 1831CommanderJohn Coghlan Fitzgerald (1803-1859)BWAS-1793

3 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
25.2.1814 - 13.10.1825LieutenantRichard Henry King (1790-1862)NBD18491815 - 7.1816LieutenantWilliam Bowers (1784-1845)NBD184928.8.1815 - 1816LieutenantJames Kerr (1791-?)NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
13.7.1813Began fitting at Northfleet - Kent BWAS-1793
27.11.1813Completed fitting at Northfleet - Kent BWAS-1793
7.1815Paid offBWAS-1793
8.1815Commissioned for the North SeaBWAS-1793
8.1815Began fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
10.1815Completed fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £811.0.0dBWAS-1793
2.1817Refitted as a 18 gun Unrated  
9.1821Began middling repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
5.1823Completed middling repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £6382.0.0dBWAS-1793
8.1823Began refitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
8.1826Refitted as a 18 gun Unrated  
1.1827Recommissioned for South AmericaBWAS-1793
4.1827Completed refitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £3325.0.0dBWAS-1793
11.1832Sold to J. Crystall, Rotherhithe for £638BWAS-1793


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
 

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