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Avon

3205
Nominal Guns16BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered9.12.1803BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down6.1804BWAS-1793
Launched31.1.1805BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardFalmouth - Cornwall BWAS-1793
Ship ClassCruizer Class (1797)BWAS-1793
Designed by
William RuleBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1778-1813
BWAS-1793
Constructor
Richard SymonsBritish
Ship Builder
BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloopBWAS-1793
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1793
Sunk in Action27.8.1814BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck100' 0"Imperial Feet30.48 
Length of Keel78' 2 ½"Imperial Feet23.7871 
Breadth30' 8"Imperial Feet9.3472 
Depth in Hold12' 9"Imperial Feet3.7719 
Burthen391Tons BM 

Armament


31.1.1805Broadside 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

7 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
2.1805 - 22.1.1806Commander
Francis Jackson SnellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1799-1806
BWAS-1793
22.1.1806 - 5.1806Commander
James StewartBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1797-1813
BWAS-1793
5.1806 - 1.1807Commander
Mauritius Adolphus Newton De StarckBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1807
BWAS-1793
1.1807 - 6.1809Commander
Thomas ThrushBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1797-1809
BWAS-1793
8.6.1809 - 1811Commander
Henry Tillieux FraserBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1805-1814
BWAS-1793
8.1813 - 1814Commander
George Rose SartoriusBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1801-1869
BWAS-1793
7.1814 - 27.8.1814Commander
James ArbuthnotBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1810-1816
BWAS-1793

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1814 - 27.8.1814Lieutenant
John PrendergastBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1814
BWAS-1793
1814 - 27.8.1814Lieutenant
John HarveyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1813-1814
BWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
23.2.1805Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
27.4.1805Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
28.8.1806Sailed for North AmericaBWAS-1793
16.4.1807Sailed for JamaicaBWAS-1793
9.2.1810Action of 1810-02-09
11.1813middling repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
27.8.1814Action of 1814-08-27

 

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