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Nominal Guns28BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered1.12.1795BWAS-1793
Launched1796BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardRedbridge - Hampshire BWAS-1793
Ship ClassDart Class (1795)BWAS-1793
Designed by
Samuel BenthamBritish
Ship Builder
BWAS-1793
Constructor
Hobbs & HellyerBritish
Ship Builder
BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloopBWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Captured4.2.1805BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck128' 8"Imperial Feet39.0217 
Length of Keel80' 8"Imperial Feet24.5872 
Breadth30' 0"Imperial Feet9.144 
Depth in Hold7' 11"Imperial Feet2.159 
Burthen386 1694Tons BM 

Armament


1796Broadside Weight = 448 Imperial Pound ( 203.168 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck24 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck2 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 32-Pound Carronade

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1795121Design Complement

2 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
8.1796 - 1805Commander
Nathaniel PortlockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1780-1805
BWAS-1793
1805 - 4.2.1805Commander
Richard Budd VincentBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1816
BWAS-1793

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1804 - 4.6.1804Master's Mate
Thomas PatersonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1804
† Discharged Dead
NBD1849

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
3.1798 - 17981st Class Volunteer
Henry Dilkes ByngBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1798-1846
NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
28.9.1796Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
25.2.1797Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £7144.0.0dBWAS-1793
12.9.1799Took the Ship
Draak (24) 1748-1799
Dutch 24 Gun
6th Rate Ship
off the Vlie

15.9.1799Took the Frigate
Dolfijn (24) 1780-1799
Dutch 24 Gun
6th Rate Frigate
in the Vlie

25.7.1800Took the Frigate
Freja (40) 1793-1807
Danish 40 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
Goodwin Sands
BWAS-1793
2.4.1801Battle of Copenhagen
4.2.1805Action of 1805-02-04
4.2.1805Taken by
La Hortense (40) 1803-1840
French 40 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
1814 Renamed "Flore"
off the Algerian coast. Later sank


 

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