Clio

3625
Nominal Guns16BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered29.1.1806BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down5.1806BWAS-1793
Launched10.1.1807BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardMistley - Essex BWAS-1793
Ship ClassCruizer ClassBWAS-1793
Designed byWilliam Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
ConstructorIsaac BettsBWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1793
Sold3.1845BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck100' 0"Imperial Feet30.48 
Length of Keel77' 5"Imperial Feet23.4877 
Breadth30' 9"Imperial Feet9.3726 
Depth in Hold13' 1"Imperial Feet3.9709 
Burthen389 3594Tons BM 

Armament


10.1.1807Broadside 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

6 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
2.4.1807 - 21.10.1810CommanderThomas Folliott BaughNBD184921.10.1810 - 1815CommanderWilliam FaringtonBWAS-17932.1823 - 4.1826CommanderCharles Strangeways (d.1835)BWAS-17934.1826 - 4.1827CommanderRobert Aitcheson (1795-1861)BWAS-17934.1827 - 1829CommanderRobert DeansBWAS-179330.4.1830 - 17.6.1833CommanderJohn James OnslowW025

5 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
18.5.1812 - 23.4.1813LieutenantFrank CutlerNBD184923.4.1813 - 1813LieutenantGeorge BlurtonNBD184927.2.1823 - 1826LieutenantRalph Richard Tomkin KempsterNBD184913.11.1827 - 28.4.1829First LieutenantThomas Metcalfe Currie (1800-1846)NBD184918.4.1833 - 10.1838First LieutenantFrancis Thomas Brown (1806-?)NBD1849

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
2.1815 - 9.1815MidshipmanAlexander BrownNBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
21.1.1807Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
12.6.1807Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £4213.0.0dBWAS-1793
21.9.1808Captured a Danish privateer of 6 guns and 11 menNBD1849
2.1817Refitted as a 18 gun Unrated Unknown
11.1818Began large repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
4.1820Completed large repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £8183.0.0dBWAS-1793
2.1823RecommissionedBWAS-1793
2.1823Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
5.1823Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £4975.0.0dBWAS-1793
12.1829Began small repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
4.1830Refitted as a 18 gun Unrated Unknown
7.1830Completed small repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £9164.0.0dBWAS-1793
12.1832Reoccupation of the Falkland Islands
6.1833Paid offBWAS-1793
6.1833Began middling repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
4.1835RecommissionedBWAS-1793
4.1835Refitted as a 16 gun Unrated Unknown
6.1835Completed middling repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £6948.0.0dBWAS-1793
14.6.1842Capture of Woosung
16.6.1842Occupation of Shanghai
3.1845Broken up at PortsmouthBWAS-1793

 

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Posted by Tim Oakley on Friday 25th of May 2012 21:02

May 1813 Clio 18 brig sloop commander William Farington at Lieth

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