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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 ClassBWAS-1793
Designed by
Sir Henry PeakeBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1762-1813
BWAS-1793
Constructor
Daniel ListBritish
Ship Builder
BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1793
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 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
9.1808 - 19.10.1808Commander
Charles HarfordBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1799-1808
BWAS-1793
11.1808 - 1812Commander
Richard SpearBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1800-1814
BWAS-1793
3.1813 - 1814Commander
Stewart BlackerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1804-1818
BWAS-1793
1814 - 7.1814Captain
Richard SpearBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1800-1814
BWAS-1793
7.1814Captain
John ThompsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1814
BWAS-1793
7.1814 - 8.1815Lieutenant
George TupmanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1805-1815
BWAS-1793
21.8.1815 - 7.1816Commander
William Henry DicksonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1816
BWAS-1793
10.1821 - 7.1822Commander
Henry EdenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1817-1864
BWAS-1793
7.1822 - 9.1824Commander
Burton MacnamaraBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1815-1824
BWAS-1793
20.9.1824 - 1824Commander
Charles James Hope JohnstoneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1820-1826
RNB1823
28.4.1827 - 12.1827Commander
John Balfour MaxwellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1812-1857
BWAS-1793
30.11.1827 - 1831Commander
Henry FosterBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1815-1831
BWAS-1793
12.12.1827 - 26.5.1831Acting Captain
Sir Horatio Thomas AustinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1813-1850
BWAS-1793

3 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1.9.1809 - 18.2.1814Lieutenant
John BallantyneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1843
NBD1849
28.4.1827 - 21.7.1828Lieutenant
John James AllenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1818-1841
NBD1849
12.12.1827 - 26.5.1831First Lieutenant
Sir Horatio Thomas AustinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1813-1850
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

 

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