Nominal Guns16BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down3.1797BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardHarwich - Essex BWAS-1793
Designed bySir John Henslow (1730-1815)BWAS-1793
Constructor Joseph GrahamBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1793


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck96' 1"Imperial Feet29.265 
Length of Keel75' 3"Imperial Feet22.8752 
Breadth29' 0"Imperial Feet8.8392 
Depth in Hold12' 9"Imperial Feet3.7719 
Draught Forward7' 6"Imperial Feet2.286 
Draught Aft10' 6"Imperial Feet3.2004 
Burthen336 5894Tons BM 


20.11.1797Broadside Weight = 262 Imperial Pound ( 118.817 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck16 British 32-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1797121Design Complement

7 Ship Commanders

12.1797 - 9.1800Commander John Acworth OmmanneyBWAS-17939.1800 - 1802Lieutenant Richard Falkland (1765-1825)BWAS-17931802Lieutenant William Henry ByamBWAS-17931803 - 12.1803Commander George Chamberlayne (d.1803)BWAS-179322.3.1803 - 1804Commander Timothy ClinchBWAS-179312.1804 - 1806Commander William Henry ByamBWAS-17931806 - 2.1807Commander Richard Keily (d.1807)BWAS-1793

1 Warrant Officer

22.1.1798 - 15.4.1800Carpenter George RobinsNAO

Service History

3.1797Began building at Harwich - Essex BWAS-1793
20.11.1797Completed building at Harwich - Essex at a cost of £3627.0.0dBWAS-1793
28.11.1797Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
3.2.1798Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £7954.0.0dBWAS-1793
16.9.1799Took the Privateer Le Dragon (16)
11.1799Began making good defects at Harwich - Essex BWAS-1793
12.1799Completed making good defects at Harwich - Essex BWAS-1793
2.1800Sailed for the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1793
1806On the Halifax StationBWAS-1793
2.1807Lost with all hands off HalifaxBWAS-1793


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