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Nominal Guns12BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered6.3.1794BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down3.1794BWAS-1793
Launched28.6.1794BWAS-1793
First Commissioned2.1795
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardFrindsbury - Kent BWAS-1793
Ship ClassConquest Class
Designed bySir John Henslow (1730-1815)BWAS-1793
ConstructorJohn Wilson & CoBWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeGun-brig
Sold9.1802BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck75' 0 ½"Imperial Feet22.8727 
Length of Keel62' 2 ½"Imperial Feet18.9103 
Breadth21' 1 ¼"Imperial Feet6.4072 
Depth in Hold7' 0 ¼"Imperial Feet2.14 
Burthen147Tons BM 

Armament


1794Broadside Weight = 118 Imperial Pound ( 53.513 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck10 British 18-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 24-Pounder (Gover)
Stern Chaser2 British 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
3.179450Design Complement

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
2.1795 - 1798LieutenantThomas Eyre HintonBWAS-17931798 - 1801LieutenantJoseph James (d.1837)BWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
28.6.1794Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
11.12.1794Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
7.1796Began coppering and fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
10.1796Completed coppering and fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
6.1.1799

Docked at Plymouth

TNC


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
TNCThe Naval ChronicalVariousPeriodical
 

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