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Nominal Guns12BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered7.1.1801BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down1.1801BWAS-1793
Launched2.4.1801BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardRotherhithe - London - Surrey BWAS-1793
Ship ClassBloodhound ClassBWAS-1793
Designed bySir John Henslow (1730-1815)BWAS-1793
Constructor John Randall (1755-1802)BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1793
Sold11.1.1816BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck80' 1"Imperial Feet24.4094 
Length of Keel65' 7"Imperial Feet19.8476 
Breadth23' 1"Imperial Feet7.0189 
Depth in Hold8' 6"Imperial Feet2.5908 
Draught Forward5' 8"Imperial Feet1.7272 
Draught Aft7' 7"Imperial Feet2.3114 
Burthen185 8394Tons BM 

Armament


2.4.1801Broadside Weight = 108 Imperial Pound ( 48.978 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck10 British 18-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 18-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
180150Design Complement

8 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
5.1801 - 7.1801Lieutenant John RichardsonBWAS-17937.1801 - 8.1802Lieutenant Jonathon ChristianBWAS-17938.1802 - 7.1803LieutenantSir Arthur Atchison (d.1818)BWAS-17937.1803 - 5.1804Lieutenant James IrwinBWAS-17935.1804 - 8.1804Lieutenant James WallBWAS-17938.1804 - 1809Lieutenant Joshua Latimer RoweBWAS-17931810 - 1814Lieutenant Mark Robinson LucasBWAS-17935.1815 - 1816Commander Joshua KneeshawBWAS-1793

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
26.5.1815 - 10.10.1815Lieutenant Simon Edward Antram (1786-1862)NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
3.4.1801Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
27.4.1801Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
5.1801Commissioned for the ChannelBWAS-1793
1810In the BalticBWAS-1793
16.11.1810Took the Privateer L'Heureuse Etoile (4) in the North Sea
1.1815In ordinary at SheernessBWAS-1793
11.1.1816Sold at Sheerness for £670BWAS-1793

 

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