Bermuda

3294
Nominal Guns10BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered18.7.1808BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down8.1808BWAS-1793
Launched20.12.1808BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardFrindsbury - Kent BWAS-1793
Ship ClassCherokee ClassBWAS-1793
Designed bySir Henry Peake (1753-1825)BWAS-1793
ConstructorJohn PelhamBWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1793
Wrecked24.11.1816BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck90' 0"Imperial Feet27.432 
Length of Keel73' 6 ½"Imperial Feet22.2631 
Breadth24' 8"Imperial Feet7.366 
Depth in Hold11' 0"Imperial Feet3.3528 
Draught Forward6' 5"Imperial Feet1.9558 
Draught Aft8' 9"Imperial Feet2.667 
Burthen238 194Tons BM 

Armament


20.12.1808Broadside 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

4 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
2.1809 - 12.8.1812CommanderAlexander Cunningham (d.1836)BWAS-179313.8.1812 - 31.12.1812CommanderJames John Gordon Bremer (1786-1850)NBD18491.1813 - 6.1815CommanderWilliam WolrigeBWAS-17936.1815 - 16.11.1816CommanderJohn PakenhamBWAS-1793

3 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
24.2.1809 - 16.1.1810LieutenantGeorge Young (1785-?)NBD18495.1812 - 6.4.1815LieutenantHenry Belsey (1790-1855)NBD184913.10.1815 - 1817LieutenantRichard Henry King (1790-1862)NBD1849

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1814 - 1815MidshipmanHenry BullNBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
21.12.1808Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
8.7.1809Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
3.5.1812Capture of the Apelles
4.5.1812Took the Sloop Apelles (14) retaken off Boulogne
11.9.1812Took the Privateer Le Bon Genie (16) in the Channel
16.11.1816Wrecked on Tapico BarBWAS-1793

 

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