Amaranthe

3014
Nominal Guns16BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered15.10.1803BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down12.1803BWAS-1793
Launched20.11.1804BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardDeptford - London BWAS-1793
Ship ClassCruizer ClassBWAS-1793
Designed byWilliam Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
ConstructorJohn Dudman (1750-1817)BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1793
Sold12.10.1815BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck100' 0"Imperial Feet30.48 
Length of Keel77' 2 ½"Imperial Feet23.4823 
Breadth30' 8"Imperial Feet9.3472 
Depth in Hold12' 9"Imperial Feet3.7719 
Burthen386 2194Tons BM 

Armament


20.11.1804Broadside 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

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1.1805 - 27.12.1808CommanderEdward Pelham Brenton (1774-1839)BWAS-179327.12.1808 - 7.6.1814CommanderGeorge Pringle (1778-1834)BWAS-17937.6.1814 - 10.1815CommanderRichard Augustus YatesBWAS-1793

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
22.2.1812 - 26.10.1814LieutenantWilliam BarryNBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
15.1.1805Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
12.3.1805Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
20.4.1808Sailed for the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1793
12.12.1808Action at St Pierre
28.1.1809Capture of Martinique
12.10.1815Sold at Woolwich for £900BWAS-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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