Nominal Guns10BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down5.1808BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardIpswich - Suffolk BWAS-1793
Ship ClassCherokee ClassBWAS-1793
Designed bySir Henry Peake (1753-1825)BWAS-1793
Constructor Jabez BaileyBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1793


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck89' 7"Imperial Feet27.147 
Length of Keel73' 1 ½"Imperial Feet22.2631 
Breadth24' 7 ½"Imperial Feet7.3279 
Depth in Hold11' 1"Imperial Feet3.3782 
Draught Forward6' 9"Imperial Feet2.0574 
Draught Aft8' 1"Imperial Feet2.4638 
Burthen235 8194Tons BM 


16.2.1809Broadside 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

12 Ship Commanders

9.1809 - 1815Commander Edward O'Brien DruryBWAS-17931.1817 - 9.1817Commander Norwich Duff (1792-1862)BWAS-17939.1817 - 19.5.1819Commander Robert Rochford FelixBWAS-179319.5.1819 - 6.1820Commander Richard Saumarez (d.1864)BWAS-17936.1820 - 5.1821Commander Frederick Marryat (1792-1848)BWAS-17935.1821 - 9.9.1822Commander Archibald MacleanBWAS-17939.9.1822 - 1823Commander Thomas Bourchier (1791-?)NBD18499.9.1822 - 1824Commander Thomas Bourchier (1791-?)BWAS-179322.7.1824 - 1826Commander John James OnslowW0256.1825 - 25.10.1825Commander John James OnslowBWAS-179325.10.1825 - 3.5.1826Commander George Young (1797-1848)BWAS-17933.5.1826 - 1827Commander Joseph O'BrienBWAS-1793

1 Commissioned Officer

17.3.1825 - 24.7.1825Lieutenant Thomas Baring BondNBD1849

1 Petty Officer

9.1821 - 1822Midshipman Thomas Bourmaster Brown (1806-?)NBD1849

Service History

6.11.1808Began fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1793
7.3.1809Completed fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1793
9.1809Commissioned for the North SeaBWAS-1793
1.1815Began middling repair at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1793
1.1817Commissioned for JamaicaBWAS-1793
3.1817Completed middling repair at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1793
6.1820At St HelenaBWAS-1793
5.1821Off South AmericaBWAS-1793
5.1824Began small repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
9.1824Completed small repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
6.1825On the Jamaica StationBWAS-1793
1827Paid off at PortsmouthBWAS-1793
24.6.1829Sold at Portsmouth to Joshua Crystal for £580BWAS-1793


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