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 TypeSloop BWAS-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 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
2.1801 - 1802CommanderRobert CathcartBWAS-17931802 - 29.4.1802CommanderHassard Stackpoole (d.1814)BWAS-179329.4.1802 - 11.1803CommanderWilliam Humphry FaulknorBWAS-179311.1803 - 7.1804CommanderJohn Impey (1772-1858)BWAS-17937.1804 - 1805CommanderJames WatsonBWAS-17935.1808 - 6.1808CommanderCuthbert Featherstone DalyBWAS-17936.1808 - 7.1808CommanderWilliam Buckley HuntBWAS-17937.1808 - 1809CommanderWilliam Knight (d.1816)BWAS-17935.1809 - 1810CommanderEdward BarkerBWAS-179311.1810 - 12.8.1812CommanderJames Veitch (d.1839)BWAS-17939.1812 - 12.1813CommanderJohn Bailey (d.1815)BWAS-179312.1813 - 1814CommanderThomas DuttonBWAS-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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