Bustard

3451
Nominal Guns16BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyBritish brig 'Royal George' (1803) (16)
Acquired1806BWAS-1793
ShipyardCowes - Isle of Wight BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1793
Sold12.10.1815BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck82' 11 ½"Imperial Feet25.0063 
Length of Keel68' 11 ½"Imperial Feet20.7391 
Breadth27' 1 ⅜"Imperial Feet8.2391 
Depth in Hold11' 6"Imperial Feet3.5052 
Burthen270Tons BM 

Armament


4.1808Broadside Weight = 132 Imperial Pound ( 59.862 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck14 British 18-Pound Carronade
Upper Gun Deck2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
4.180890 BWAS-1793

5 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
12.4.1808 - 31.1.1811Commander John Duff Markland (1780-1848)BWAS-17931812 - 1814Commander Charles Burrough StrongBWAS-17931814 - 7.6.1814Commander Samuel Bartlett DeeckerBWAS-179310.1814 - 15.11.1814Commander James CreightonBWAS-179315.11.1814 - 1815Commander John Hay (1793-1851)NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
11.6.1806Arrived at PortsmouthBWAS-1793
21.2.1808Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1793
3.1808Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
27.6.1808Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
28.7.1809Attack at Duino
3.4.1813Sailed for the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1793
1815Paid offBWAS-1793
12.10.1815Sold for £720BWAS-1793

 

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