Nominal Guns16BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down6.1804BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardBlackwall Yard - Blackwall BWAS-1793
Ship ClassCruizer ClassBWAS-1793
Designed by William Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
Constructor John Perry (1743-1810)BWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1793


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck100' 0"Imperial Feet30.48 
Length of Keel77' 3 ¼"Imperial Feet23.476 
Breadth30' 6 ¼"Imperial Feet9.1504 
Depth in Hold12' 9"Imperial Feet3.7719 
Burthen382 9094Tons BM 


8.8.1804Broadside 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

6 Commanding Officers

8.1804 - 6.1805Commander John BurnBWAS-17936.1805 - 8.1805Commander George DigbyBWAS-17938.1805 - 2.1806Commander John BurnBWAS-17932.1806 - 5.1809Commander Francis NewcombeBWAS-17935.1809 - 1.8.1811Commander William Brooking DollingBWAS-17931.8.1811 - 1813Commander John SmithBWAS-1793

3 Commissioned Officers

10.1.1810 - 19.2.1811Lieutenant Thomas Archer (d.1854)NL186529.1.1810 - 7.9.1810Lieutenant Thomas BevisNBD184920.7.1811 - 1.1812Lieutenant Edward Andrews (1782-?)NBD1849

1 Petty Officer

6.1805 - 20.7.1811Midshipman Edward Andrews (1782-?)NBD1849

1 Crewman

29.9.1806 - 4.18111st Class Volunteer Henry Wolsey BayfieldNBD1849

Service History

11.8.1804Began fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
11.12.1804Completed fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
1805Off CadizBWAS-1793
2.10.1808Took the Privateer Le Hasard (14) in the Channel
24.1.1809Capture of the Vengeur
24.1.1809Took the Schooner Le Vengeur (16) in the Channel
18.2.1809Took the Privateer La Fortune (14) in the Channel
28.7.1809Expedition to the Scheldt
10.7.1813Reduction of San Sebastien
8.1813at San SebastienBWAS-1793
21.7.1814Sold at Plymouth for £900BWAS-1793

Notes on Ship

Fir built


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