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


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 


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

9.1808 - 1812Commander John Lampen ManleyBWAS-17931813 - 5.4.1814Commander Charles HoleBWAS-17935.4.1814 - 12.12.1815Commander Samuel Trevor DickinsBWAS-179312.12.1815 - 28.8.1816Commander Charles Orlando Bridgeman (1791-?)NBD184929.12.1825 - 1.1829Commander Charles Crowdy (1786-?)NBD18491.1829 - 26.2.1830Commander Richard Freeman Rowley (1806-1854)BWAS-179326.2.1830 - 1833Commander George F. StoweBWAS-1793

1 Commissioned Officer

28.2.1812 - 22.8.1816Lieutenant William Henry Brand (1790-1867)NBD1849

1 Crewman

1.11.1827 - 18281st Class Volunteer Arthur Barrow (1815-1866)NBD1849

Service History

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


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