Nominal Guns16BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down10.1808BWAS-1793
First Commissioned10.1809BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardSandgate - Kent BWAS-1793
Ship ClassCruizer ClassBWAS-1793
Designed by William Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
Constructor Thomas HillsBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1793
Broken Up10.1829BWAS-1793


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck100' 3"Imperial Feet30.5562 
Length of Keel77' 10"Imperial Feet23.4696 
Breadth30' 7"Imperial Feet9.3218 
Depth in Hold13' 0"Imperial Feet3.9624 
Burthen387 2294Tons BM 


29.5.1809Broadside 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

6 Ship Commanders

2.6.1809 - 8.1809CommanderThe Hon. Edmund Sexton Pery Knox (1787-1867)NBD184910.1809 - 21.10.1810Commander Robert Brown TomBWAS-179321.10.1810 - 5.1811Commander David BraimerBWAS-17935.1811 - 1814Commander Edmund DenmanBWAS-17931814Lieutenant George LloydBWAS-17931814 - 8.1815Commander Edmund DenmanBWAS-1793

1 Commissioned Officer

1811 - 21.9.1811Lieutenant Charles Cobbe (d.1811)BWAS-1793

Service History

20.6.1809Began fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1793
10.1809Commissioned for the DownsBWAS-1793
16.12.1809Completed fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness at a cost of £6032.0.0dBWAS-1793
20.9.1811Action off Bolougne
3.5.1812Capture of the Apelles
4.5.1812Took the Sloop Apelles (14) retaken off Boulogne
1813On the Irish StationBWAS-1793
1814On the Irish StationBWAS-1793
27.8.1814Action of 1814-08-27
1815Laid up at DeptfordBWAS-1793
9.1829Broken up at DeptfordBWAS-1793


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