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Nominal Guns12BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered16.11.1811BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down2.1812BWAS-1793
Launched26.6.1812BWAS-1793
First Commissioned7.1812BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardBursledon - Hampshire BWAS-1793
Ship ClassBold - Modified Confounder ClassBWAS-1793
Designed by William Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
Constructor & Blake TysonBWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1793
Wrecked27.9.1813BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck84' 4"Imperial Feet25.6286 
Length of Keel70' 0 ½"Imperial Feet21.3487 
Breadth22' 1 ½"Imperial Feet6.7183 
Depth in Hold11' 1"Imperial Feet3.3782 
Burthen182 2594Tons BM 

Armament


23.6.1812Broadside Weight = 96 Imperial Pound ( 43.536 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck10 British 18-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
181160Design Complement

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
7.1812 - 27.9.1813Commander John SkekelBWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
26.6.1812Began coppering and fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
26.8.1812Completed coppering and fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
17.4.1813Sailed for North AmericaBWAS-1793
27.9.1813Wrecked on Prince Edward IslandBWAS-1793

 

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