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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 Class (1797)BWAS-1793
Designed by
William RuleBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1778-1813
BWAS-1793
Constructor
Thomas PitcherBritish
Ship Builder
Service 1745-1837
BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloopBWAS-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 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
7.1813 - 8.1813Commander
George Rose SartoriusBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1801-1869
BWAS-1793
10.1813 - 7.1815Commander
Joseph Gulston GarlandBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1801-1815
BWAS-1793
8.1815 - 1817Commander
John SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1805-1822
BWAS-1793
1818 - 2.1819Commander
Henry John LeekeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1809-1864
BWAS-1793
2.1819 - 1821Commander
Charles FarwellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1807-1821
BWAS-1793
24.1.1827 - 27.11.1829Commander
Samuel BurgessBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1830
BWAS-1793
27.11.1829 - 1831Commander
John Coghlan FitzgeraldBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1818-1859
BWAS-1793

3 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
25.2.1814 - 13.10.1825Lieutenant
Richard Henry KingBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1805-1839
NBD1849
1815 - 7.1816Lieutenant
William BowersBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1797-1837
NBD1849
28.8.1815 - 1816Lieutenant
James KerrBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1812-1816
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 Unknown
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 Unknown
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

 

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