Bann

3222
Nominal Guns20BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered18.11.1812BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down5.1813BWAS-1793
Launched8.6.1814BWAS-1793
First Commissioned1.1815BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardUpnor - Kent BWAS-1793
Ship ClassCyrus ClassBWAS-1793
Designed byWilliam Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
ConstructorJohn King (1769-?)BWAS-1793
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypePost Ship BWAS-1793
Sold8.1.1829BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck115' 11 ¾"Imperial Feet35.0711 
Length of Gundeck115' 6"Imperial Feet35.0622 
Length of Keel97' 3 ¼"Imperial Feet29.572 
Length of Keel97' 2"Imperial Feet29.5729 
Breadth30' 8"Imperial Feet9.3472 
Breadth29' 10"Imperial Feet8.8392 
Depth in Hold8' 6"Imperial Feet2.5908 
Draught Forward8' 6"Tons BM 
Draught Aft9' 7"Imperial Feet2.921 
Burthen465 6294Tons BM 
Burthen454 8094Tons BM 

Armament


8.6.1814Broadside Weight = 326 Imperial Pound ( 147.841 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck20 British 32-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
27.11.1812135Design Complement

9 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
6.1814CaptainJohn TancockBWAS-17931815CaptainEdward ScobellBWAS-17931815CaptainLewis ShepheardBWAS-17931815CaptainThomas WhinyatesBWAS-17931815CaptainWilliam FisherBWAS-17931818 - 1820CommanderAndrew MitchellBWAS-17931820 - 6.1820CommanderWilson Braddyll Bigland (1788-?)BWAS-17936.1820 - 1821CommanderJodrell LeighBWAS-17936.3.1821 - 18.1.1823CommanderJohn Ralph BloisNBD1849

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
18.9.1815 - 28.8.1816LieutenantJohn Robert BensonNBD18491.8.1823 - 21.10.1823Acting LieutenantThomas BrydgesNBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
2.1814Began fitting for ordinary at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
17.2.1814Completed fitting for ordinary at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
12.1814Began fitting for sea at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
23.1.1815Completed fitting for sea at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
9.1815Began fitting for sea at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
11.1815Completed fitting for sea at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
2.1817Refitted as a 20 gun Unrated  
6.1818Began fitting for sea at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
11.1818Completed fitting for sea at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
6.1820Paid off and recommissionedBWAS-1793
8.1.1829Sold at Chatham to H. Crompton for £1,050BWAS-1793


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
 

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