Cherokee

3592
Nominal Guns10BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered30.3.1807BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down12.1807BWAS-1793
Launched24.2.1808BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardBlackwall Yard - Blackwall BWAS-1793
Ship ClassCherokee ClassBWAS-1793
Designed bySir Henry Peake (1753-1825)BWAS-1793
ConstructorJohn Perry (1743-1810)BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1793
Sold26.3.1828BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck90' 1 ⅝"Imperial Feet27.4479 
Length of Keel73' 8 ⅝"Imperial Feet22.2663 
Breadth24' 7"Imperial Feet7.3597 
Depth in Hold11' 0"Imperial Feet3.3528 
Draught Forward6' 6"Imperial Feet1.9812 
Draught Aft9' 2"Imperial Feet2.794 
Burthen237 3894Tons BM 

Armament


24.2.1808Broadside 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

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
6.1808 - 11.1.1810CommanderRichard Arthur (1779-1854)BWAS-179311.1.1810 - 1815CommanderWilliam RamageBWAS-1793

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
4.9.1822 - 1826LieutenantGeorge BarkerNBD1849

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
9.1815 - 3.12.1815MidshipmanCharles James Beart (d.1861)NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
24.2.1808Began coppering at Blackwall - London BWAS-1793
10.3.1808Completed coppering at Blackwall - London BWAS-1793
10.3.1808Began fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
6.1808Commissioned for the DownsBWAS-1793
10.7.1808Completed fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
11.1.1810Took the Privateer L'Aimable Nelly (16) cut out from Dieppe Harbour
1815Paid offBWAS-1793
1827Paid offBWAS-1793
26.3.1828Sold at Deptford to J. Crystal for £610BWAS-1793


Sources


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

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