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Nominal Guns12BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered6.3.1794BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down3.1794BWAS-1793
Launched17.5.1794BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardRotherhithe - London - Surrey BWAS-1793
Ship ClassConquest Class (1794)BWAS-1793
Designed by
Sir John HenslowBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1761-1795
BWAS-1793
Constructor
John RandallBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1755-1802
BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeGun-brigBWAS-1793
Sold1810BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck75' 2 ½"Imperial Feet22.8727 
Length of Keel62' 7"Imperial Feet18.9865 
Breadth21' 1"Imperial Feet6.4262 
Depth in Hold7' 0"Imperial Feet2.1336 
Draught Forward3' 6"Imperial Feet1.0668 
Draught Aft5' 5"Imperial Feet1.651 
Burthen148Tons BM 

Armament


17.5.1794Broadside Weight = 118 Imperial Pound ( 53.513 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck10 British 18-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 24-Pounder (Gover)
Stern Chaser2 British 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
3.179450Design Complement

5 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
3.1795 - 11.1795Lieutenant
George HollwellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1795
BWAS-1793
2.1797 - 1798Lieutenant
Alexander RennyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1796-1814
BWAS-1793
1798 - 1801Lieutenant
John PrickettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1812
BWAS-1793
7.1803 - 1804Lieutenant
John PriceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1795-1812
BWAS-1793
1804 - 1808Lieutenant
Richard WilbrahamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1801-1814
BWAS-1793

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
4.8.1803 - 5.18043rd Class Boy
Joseph Fauriel BarrettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1803-1815
NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
17.5.1794Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
16.4.1795Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
10.1795coppering at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
11.1795Paid offBWAS-1793
2.1797RecommissionedBWAS-1793
1801Paid offBWAS-1793
7.1803Recommissioned for the North Sea and DownsBWAS-1793
1808Sent to Heligoland to serve as a breakwaterBWAS-1793
1810Sold at HeligolandBWAS-1793

 

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