Earl of Moira -> 1814 Charwell

Nominal Guns14
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
ShipyardKingston - Ontario
ConstructorJohn Dennis (1758-1832)
Ship TypeSloop
Sailing RigShip Rigged


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck70' 6"Imperial Feet21.4884 
Length of Keel56' 3 ⅝"Imperial Feet17.0847 
Breadth23' 8"Imperial Feet7.0781 
Depth in Hold7' 0"Imperial Feet2.1336 
Burthen168 5994Tons BM 


1805Broadside Weight = 90 Imperial Pound ( 40.815 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck10 British 18-Pound Carronade

1814Broadside Weight = 177 Imperial Pound ( 80.2695 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck14 British 24-Pound Carronade
Gun Deck2 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource

Service History

1813Refitted as a 14 gun Unrated  
22.1.1814Renamed CharwellBWAS-1793
1816Refitted as a Other Vessels Powder Hulk
1827Refitted as a Other Vessels Receiving Hulk


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

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Posted by Graham Hewitt on Thursday 19th of July 2018 01:52

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