Cadmus -> 1863 CGWV.24

Nominal Guns10BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down12.1807BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
Ship ClassCherokee ClassBWAS-1793
Designed bySir Henry Peake (1753-1825)BWAS-1793
ConstructorJohn Dudman (1750-1817)BWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1793
Sold for Break Up12.3.1864BWAS-1793


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB181
Length of Gundeck90' 3"Imperial Feet27.5082 
Length of Keel74' 2 ⅝"Imperial Feet22.5711 
Breadth24' 6"Imperial Feet7.3533 
Depth in Hold11' 0"Imperial Feet3.3528 
Draught Forward6' 6"Imperial Feet1.9812 
Draught Aft9' 3"Imperial Feet2.8194 
Displacement297Tons BM 
Burthen236 9094Tons BM 


26.2.1808Broadside 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

7 Commanding Officers

3.1808 - 10.4.1810CommanderDelamore Wynter (d.1810)BWAS-179310.4.1810 - 26.12.1813CommanderThomas Fife (1774-1829)NAO26.12.1813 - 7.6.1814CommanderWatkin EvansBWAS-17937.6.1814 - 1819CommanderJohn GedgeBWAS-17931.3.1819 - 31.3.1819CommanderJohn William Montagu (1790-1882)NBD18494.1826 - 17.4.1827CommanderCharles Hallowell (d.1848)BWAS-179319.1.1828 - 5.1830CommanderThomas Raikes Trigge Thompson (1804-?)BWAS-1793

4 Commissioned Officers

11.1809 - 12.1810LieutenantGeorge Hubert Rye (1782-1854)NBD184914.11.1812 - 29.7.1814LieutenantThomas BlakeNBD18498.2.1815 - 27.10.1815LieutenantSir John BannatyneNBD184910.3.1826 - 23.6.1827First LieutenantJames AndersonNBD1849

1 Petty Officer

10.1809 - 3.1810MidshipmanJoseph Fauriel Barrett (1793-?)NBD1849

Service History

16.3.1808Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
21.5.1808Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
12.1818Paid off into ordinaryBWAS-1793
4.1826Recommissioned for South AmericaBWAS-1793
5.1830Paid off at PortsmouthBWAS-1793
2.1835Fitting as a Coast Guard watch vessel. Served in the Swale until 1860BWAS-1793
25.5.1863Renamed CGWV.24BWAS-1793
12.3.1864Sold to Wm. Lethbridge for £500BWAS-1793


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