Nominal Guns10BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down11.1812BWAS-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
Constructor James TaylorBWAS-1793
Ship TypeBomb Vessel BWAS-1793
Broken Up23.9.1820BWAS-1793


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 


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 Ship Commanders

7.1816 - 16.9.1816Commander William Kempthorne (d.1835)BWAS-179316.9.1816 - 1817Captain William Kempthorne (d.1835)BWAS-1793

Service History

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


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