Beelzebub

3284
Nominal Guns10BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered30.3.1812BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down11.1812BWAS-1793
Launched30.7.1813BWAS-1793
First Commissioned7.1816BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardBideford - Devon BWAS-1793
Ship ClassVesuvius ClassBWAS-1793
Designed bySir Henry Peake (1753-1825)BWAS-1793
ConstructorJames TaylorBWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeBomb Vessel BWAS-1793
Broken Up23.9.1820BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck102' 8"Imperial Feet31.1912 
Length of Keel84' 2 ¾"Imperial Feet25.6223 
Breadth27' 3 ¾"Imperial Feet8.2487 
Depth in Hold12' 11 ¾"Imperial Feet3.6767 
Burthen334 194Tons BM 

Armament


30.7.1813Broadside Weight = 102 Imperial Pound ( 46.257 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck8 British 24-Pound Carronade
Gun Deck2 British 6-Pounder
Gun Deck1 British 13" Mortar
Gun Deck1 British 10" Mortar

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
21.5.181267Design Complement

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
7.1816 - 16.9.1816CommanderWilliam Kempthorne (d.1835)BWAS-179316.9.1816 - 1817CaptainWilliam Kempthorne (d.1835)BWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
1813fitting for ordinary at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
27.8.1816Bombardment of Algiers
1817In Ordinary at PlymouthBWAS-1793


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
 

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