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 ClassBWAS-1793
Designed by William Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
Constructor Richard SymonsBWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-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 SnellBWAS-179322.1.1806 - 5.1806Commander James StewartBWAS-17935.1806 - 1.1807Commander Mauritius Adolphus Newton De Starck (d.1848)BWAS-17931.1807 - 6.1809Commander Thomas ThrushBWAS-17938.6.1809 - 1811Commander Henry Tillieux FraserBWAS-17938.1813 - 1814Commander George Rose Sartorius (1790-1885)BWAS-17937.1814 - 27.8.1814Commander James ArbuthnotBWAS-1793

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1814 - 27.8.1814Lieutenant John Prendergast (d.1814)BWAS-17931814 - 27.8.1814Lieutenant John HarveyBWAS-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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