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Alonzo

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Nominal Guns16BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Purchased1.1801BWAS-1793
ShipyardPortsmouth - Hampshire BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloopBWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Scuttled2.1842BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck102' 3"Imperial Feet31.1277 
Length of Keel81' 1"Imperial Feet24.7142 
Breadth29' 10"Imperial Feet8.8392 
Burthen384Tons BM 

Armament


2.1801Broadside Weight = 186 Imperial Pound ( 84.351 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck14 British 24-Pound Carronade
Upper Gun Deck2 British 18-Pound Carronade

12 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
2.1801 - 1802Commander
Robert CathcartBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1813
BWAS-1793
1802 - 29.4.1802Commander
Hassard StackpooleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1795-1814
BWAS-1793
29.4.1802 - 11.1803Commander
William Humphry FaulknorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1780-1804
BWAS-1793
11.1803 - 7.1804Commander
John ImpeyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1806
BWAS-1793
7.1804 - 1805Commander
James WatsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1782-1806
BWAS-1793
5.1808 - 6.1808Commander
Cuthbert Featherstone DalyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1800-1808
BWAS-1793
6.1808 - 7.1808Commander
William Buckley HuntBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1813
BWAS-1793
7.1808 - 1809Commander
William KnightBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1798-1810
BWAS-1793
5.1809 - 1810Commander
Edward BarkerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1801-1810
BWAS-1793
11.1810 - 12.8.1812Commander
James VeitchBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1812
BWAS-1793
9.1812 - 12.1813Commander
John BaileyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1801-1813
BWAS-1793
12.1813 - 1814Commander
Thomas DuttonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1800-1814
BWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
2.1801Commissioned for the DownsBWAS-1793
7.2.1801Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
8.2.1801Former mercantile Alonzo purchased from John DudmanBWAS-1793
25.3.1801Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
6.1803Commissioned for impressment in DublinBWAS-1793
3.1808Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
8.1808Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
8.1808Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
4.1809Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
5.1809Commissioned for the BalticBWAS-1793
11.1810Commissioned for the Channel IslandsBWAS-1793
9.1814Began fitting as an Hospital Ship at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
3.1815Completed fitting as an Hospital Ship at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
1817Convict hospital ship at Portsmouth, until 1822BWAS-1793
1817Refitted as a Unrated Hospital Ship
1835Lent to the Leith Seamen's Society until 1840BWAS-1793
5.1835Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
8.1835Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £386.0.0dBWAS-1793
2.1842Scuttled outside Leith harbourBWAS-1793

 

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