Badger

3215
Nominal Guns10BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered31.12.1807BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down2.1808BWAS-1793
Launched23.7.1808BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardUpnor - Kent BWAS-1793
Ship ClassCherokee ClassBWAS-1793
Designed bySir Henry Peake (1753-1825)BWAS-1793
ConstructorJohn King (1769-?)BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1793
Broken Up1864BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck90' 0"Imperial Feet27.432 
Length of Keel73' 7"Imperial Feet22.3097 
Breadth24' 9"Imperial Feet7.3724 
Depth in Hold11' 0"Imperial Feet3.3528 
Draught Forward6' 0"Imperial Feet1.8288 
Draught Aft9' 0"Imperial Feet2.7432 
Burthen239 6894Tons BM 

Armament


23.7.1808Broadside Weight = 78 Imperial Pound ( 35.373 kg)B181
Gun Deck8 British 18-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
26.11.180775Design Complement

7 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
9.1808 - 1812CommanderJohn Lampen ManleyBWAS-17931813 - 5.4.1814CommanderCharles HoleBWAS-17935.4.1814 - 12.12.1815CommanderSamuel Trevor DickinsBWAS-179312.12.1815 - 28.8.1816CommanderCharles Orlando Bridgeman (1791-?)NBD184929.12.1825 - 1.1829CommanderCharles Crowdy (1786-?)NBD18491.1829 - 26.2.1830CommanderRichard Freeman Rowley (1806-1854)BWAS-179326.2.1830 - 1833CommanderGeorge F. StoweBWAS-1793

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
28.2.1812 - 22.8.1816LieutenantWilliam Henry Brand (1790-?)NBD1849

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
1.11.1827 - 18281st Class VolunteerArthur Barrow (1815-?)NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
23.7.1808Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
17.12.1808Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
28.7.1809Expedition to the Scheldt
20.11.1811Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1793
2.1812Sank the privateer  BWAS-1793
2.1812Took the Privateer La Comtesse Emeriau (5) BWAS-1793
30.10.1813Took the Privateer L'Aventure (2) off Minorca
8.1816Laid up at SheernessBWAS-1793
1.1820Began large repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
2.1821Completed large repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £5035.0.0dBWAS-1793
4.1821Roofed over and laid up at ChathamBWAS-1793
12.1825Recommissioned for the North SeaBWAS-1793
12.1825Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
4.1826Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £3867.0.0dBWAS-1793
1830At the Cape of Good HopeBWAS-1793
1832Sailed to the East IndiesBWAS-1793
1834Laid up as a recieving Ship at the Cape until 1860BWAS-1793
22.3.1860Beached at the CapeBWAS-1793


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
B181Sail and Steam Navy ListDavid Lyon and Rif WinfieldBook
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
 

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