Andromeda

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Nominal Guns24BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyAmerican Merchant sloop 'Hannibal' (1810)
Captured31.1.1812BWAS-1793
First Commissioned10.1812BWAS-1793
ShipyardBaltimore - Maryland BWAS-1793
Constructor William PriceBWAS-1793
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypePost Ship BWAS-1793
Sold18.4.1816BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck135' 6"Imperial Feet41.1524 
Length of Keel108' 6 ¼"Imperial Feet32.9248 
Breadth37' 5 ½"Imperial Feet11.2903 
Depth in Hold10' 11"Imperial Feet3.0734 
Burthen809 494Tons BM 

Armament


10.1812Broadside Weight = 364 Imperial Pound ( 165.074 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck22 British 32-Pound Carronade
Upper Gun Deck2 British 12-Pounder

2 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
10.10.1812 - 1.12.1815Captain Richard Arthur (1779-1854)NBD18491.12.1815 - 1816Captain Thomas Tudor TuckerBWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
3.2.1812Arrived at PlymouthBWAS-1793
3.1812Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
10.12.1812Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
12.3.1813Sailed for PortugalBWAS-1793
18.4.1816Sold at Woolwich for £1,200BWAS-1793

 

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