Asp

3158
Nominal Guns16BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench sloop 'Le Serpent' (1807) (16)
Captured17.7.1808BWAS-1793
First Commissioned29.9.1808BWAS-1793
ShipyardPaimboeuf - Brittany BWAS-1793
Ship ClassPalinure ClassBWAS-1793
Designed byFrançois Timothée Benjamin Pestel (1763-1828)BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1793
Sold16.3.1814BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck98' 8 ½"Imperial Feet29.8831 
Length of Keel78' 7 ½"Imperial Feet23.7871 
Breadth28' 3 ⅛"Imperial Feet8.5376 
Depth in Hold8' 0"Imperial Feet2.4384 
Burthen334Tons BM 

Armament


9.1808Broadside Weight = 174 Imperial Pound ( 78.909 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck14 British 24-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
9.1808100 BWAS-1793

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
29.9.1808 - 22.1.1810CommanderRobert PrestonBWAS-179322.1.1810 - 5.1810CommanderWilliam M'CullochBWAS-17932.5.1810 - 8.1810CommanderHenry Nathaniel RoweBWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
9.1808Commissioned in the West IndiesBWAS-1793
30.7.1810Arrived at Portsmouth and laid upBWAS-1793
16.3.1814Sold for £1,050BWAS-1793

 

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