Nominal Guns20BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down3.1813BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardBuckler's Hard - Hampshire BWAS-1793
Ship ClassCyrus ClassBWAS-1793
Designed byWilliam Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
ConstructorEdward AdamsBWAS-1793
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypePost Ship BWAS-1793


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck115' 8 ½"Imperial Feet35.0647 
Length of Gundeck115' 6"Imperial Feet35.0622 
Length of Keel97' 2 ¾"Imperial Feet29.5847 
Length of Keel97' 2"Imperial Feet29.5729 
Breadth29' 9 ½"Imperial Feet8.8519 
Breadth29' 10"Imperial Feet8.8392 
Depth in Hold8' 6"Imperial Feet2.5908 
Depth in Hold8' 6 ⅛"Imperial Feet2.4416 
Draught Forward7' 11"Imperial Feet2.159 
Draught Aft9' 2"Imperial Feet2.794 
Burthen459 294Tons BM 
Burthen454 8094Tons BM 


9.11.1813Broadside Weight = 326 Imperial Pound ( 147.841 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck20 British 32-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
27.11.1812135Design Complement

3 Commanding Officers

1.1814 - 4.1815CaptainRobert Cavendish Spencer (1791-1830)BWAS-17934.1815 - 8.1815CaptainNicholas Lechmere PateshallBWAS-179326.5.1818 - 6.7.1820CommanderJohn Furneaux (1793-1865)NBD1849

3 Petty Officers

1817 - 6.7.1820MidshipmanHenry Hope BinghamNBD18499.1818 - 10.1822MidshipmanWilliam BarwellNBD18491819 - 5.7.1820MidshipmanWilliam Cheselden BrowneNBD1849

Service History

11.11.1813Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
22.3.1814Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
15.9.1814Attack on Fort Bowyer, near MobileBWAS-1793
15.9.1814Attack on Fort Bowyer
8.1815Paid offBWAS-1793
1817At PortsmouthBWAS-1793
2.1817Refitted as a 20 gun Unrated Unknown
6.7.1820Wrecked near Puri, IndiaBWAS-1793


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