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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 by
Sir Henry PeakeBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1762-1813
BWAS-1793
Constructor
John KingBritish
Ship Builder
Service 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 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
9.1808 - 1812Commander
John Lampen ManleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1802-1814
BWAS-1793
1813 - 5.4.1814Commander
Charles HoleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1807-1814
BWAS-1793
5.4.1814 - 12.12.1815Commander
Samuel Trevor DickinsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1806-1815
BWAS-1793
12.12.1815 - 28.8.1816Commander
Charles Orlando BridgemanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1804-1846
NBD1849
29.12.1825 - 1.1829Commander
Charles CrowdyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1799-1834
NBD1849
1.1829 - 26.2.1830Commander
Richard Freeman RowleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1825-1845
BWAS-1793
26.2.1830 - 1833Commander
George F. StoweBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1830-1833
BWAS-1793

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
28.2.1812 - 22.8.1816Lieutenant
William Henry BrandBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1805-1858
NBD1849

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
1.11.1827 - 18281st Class Volunteer
Arthur BarrowBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1856-1866
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) 1809-1812
French 5 Gun
Privateer
BWAS-1793
30.10.1813Took the Privateer
L'Aventure (2) 1813-1813
French 2 Gun
Privateer
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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