Cheerful

3589
Nominal Guns12BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered29.3.1806BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down6.1806BWAS-1793
Launched11.1806BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardDover - Kent BWAS-1793
Ship ClassCheerful ClassBWAS-1793
Designed bySir John Henslow (1730-1815)BWAS-1793
ConstructorJames and Joseph JohnsonBWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeCutter BWAS-1793
Broken Up31.7.1816BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck63' 0"Imperial Feet19.2024 
Length of Keel46' 9 ¾"Imperial Feet14.0399 
Breadth23' 6"Imperial Feet7.0612 
Depth in Hold10' 0"Imperial Feet3.048 
Burthen137 3994Tons BM 

Armament


11.1806Broadside Weight = 64 Imperial Pound ( 29.024 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck10 British 12-Pound Carronade
Gun Deck2 British 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
180650Design Complement

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1.1807 - 1808LieutenantThomas Bickerton Ashton HicksBWAS-17931808 - 1810LieutenantDaniel Carpenter (d.1838)BWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
18.11.1806Began fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1793
3.1807Completed fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1793
8.1.1808Sailed for PortugalBWAS-1793
1809Sailed to the BalticBWAS-1793
8.1812Began middling repair at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1793
3.1813Completed middling repair at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1793
31.7.1816Sold at Deptford for £350BWAS-1793

 

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