Charybdis

3572
Nominal Guns16BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered6.9.1809BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down1.12.1809BWAS-1793
Launched28.8.1809BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardHythe - Kent BWAS-1793
Ship ClassCruizer Class
Designed byWilliam Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
ConstructorMark RichardsBWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop
Sailing RigBrig
Sold3.2.1819BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck100' 3"Imperial Feet30.5562 
Length of Keel77' 6 ½"Imperial Feet23.4823 
Breadth30' 6 ¾"Imperial Feet9.1631 
Depth in Hold12' 9"Imperial Feet3.7719 
Draught Forward7' 0"Imperial Feet2.1336 
Draught Aft11' 0"Imperial Feet3.3528 
Burthen385Tons BM 

Armament


28.8.1809Broadside 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

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
9.1809 - 20.4.1811CommanderRobert FowlerBWAS-179320.4.1811 - 8.1815CommanderJames ClephanBWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
6.9.1809Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
1.12.1809Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
22.1.1810Sailed for the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1793
31.12.1811Took the Privateer Schooner Blockade (10) near Saba
8.1815Laid up at DeptfordBWAS-1793
3.2.1819Sold to Thomas Pitman for £1,100BWAS-1793


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
 

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