Chanticleer -> 1863 CGWV no.5

3549
Nominal Guns10BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered31.12.1807BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down3.1808BWAS-1793
Launched26.7.1808BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardEast Cowes - Isle of Wight BWAS-1793
Ship ClassCherokee Class
Designed bySir Henry Peake (1753-1825)BWAS-1793
ConstructorDaniel ListBWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop
Sailing RigBrig
Broken Up6.1871BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck90' 3"Imperial Feet27.5082 
Length of Keel74' 0 ½"Imperial Feet22.5679 
Breadth24' 7"Imperial Feet7.3597 
Depth in Hold11' 0"Imperial Feet3.3528 
Draught Forward6' 0"Imperial Feet1.8288 
Draught Aft9' 0"Imperial Feet2.7432 
Burthen237Tons BM 

Armament


26.7.1808Broadside 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

13 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
9.1808 - 19.10.1808CommanderCharles Harford (d.1808)BWAS-179311.1808 - 1812CommanderRichard SpearBWAS-17933.1813 - 1814CommanderStewart Blacker (1785-?)BWAS-17931814 - 7.1814CaptainRichard SpearBWAS-17937.1814CaptainJohn ThompsonBWAS-17937.1814 - 8.1815LieutenantGeorge TupmanBWAS-179321.8.1815 - 7.1816CommanderWilliam Henry DicksonBWAS-179310.1821 - 7.1822CommanderHenry Eden (1798-1888)BWAS-17937.1822 - 9.1824CommanderBurton MacnamaraBWAS-179320.9.1824 - 1824CommanderCharles James Hope Johnstone (1801-1835)RNB182328.4.1827 - 12.1827CommanderJohn Balfour Maxwell (1799-1874)BWAS-179330.11.1827 - 1831CommanderHenry FosterBWAS-179312.12.1827 - 26.5.1831Acting CaptainSir Horatio Thomas Austin (1801-1865)BWAS-1793

3 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1.9.1809 - 18.2.1814LieutenantJohn Ballantyne (1775-?)NBD184928.4.1827 - 21.7.1828LieutenantJohn James Allen (1806-?)NBD184912.12.1827 - 26.5.1831First LieutenantSir Horatio Thomas Austin (1801-1865)BWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
11.8.1808Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
9.1808Commissioned for the North SeaBWAS-1793
5.10.1808Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
7.1816Laid up at SheernessBWAS-1793
1817At ChathamBWAS-1793
12.1818Began middling repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
3.1820Completed middling repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £4910.0.0dBWAS-1793
1.1821Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
2.1821Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £3361.0.0dBWAS-1793
10.1821RecomisisonedBWAS-1793
12.1827Began fitting as a survey vessel at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
4.1828Completed fitting as a survey vessel at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £6526.0.0dBWAS-1793
1831Lent to the Royal Sailing Society Thames until 1832BWAS-1793
30.1.1833Delivered to the Customs as a customs watch vesselBWAS-1793
25.5.1863Renamed CGWV no.5BWAS-1793
7.1870Laid upBWAS-1793
3.6.1871Breaking up completed at SheernessBWAS-1793


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
B181Sail and Steam Navy ListDavid Lyon and Rif WinfieldBook
RNB1823Royal Navy BiographyJohn MarshallDigital Book
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
 

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