Columbia

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Nominal Guns18BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyAmerican Privateer brig 'Curlew' (1812) (18)
Captured24.7.1812BWAS-1793
First Commissioned3.1813BWAS-1793
ShipyardUnknown
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1793
Sold13.1.1820BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck94' 4"Imperial Feet28.6766 
Length of Keel80' 3"Imperial Feet24.4602 
Breadth26' 3"Imperial Feet7.9375 
Depth in Hold13' 0"Imperial Feet3.9624 
Burthen294 1294Tons BM 

Armament


3.1813Broadside Weight = 150 Imperial Pound ( 68.025 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck16 British 18-Pound Carronade
Upper Gun Deck2 British 6-Pounder

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
3.1813 - 28.5.1813LieutenantJohn Knill KinsmanBWAS-179328.5.1813 - 11.1815CommanderHenry Ducie Chads (1788-1868)BWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
25.9.1812Purchased at Unknown at a cost of £3300.6.7dBWAS-1793
19.11.1813Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
18.4.1814Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
4.12.1814Took the Privateer Dolphin (1)
11.1815Paid off into Ordinary at ChathamBWAS-1793
13.1.1820Sold at ChathamBWAS-1793

 

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