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Nominal Guns18BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Previously
Captured3.6.1805BWAS-1793
ShipyardBordeaux - Gascony BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloopBWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Sold22.12.1810BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck117' 0"Imperial Feet35.6616 
Length of Keel94' 8 ½"Imperial Feet28.6639 
Breadth31' 2 ⅞"Imperial Feet9.471 
Depth in Hold14' 0"Imperial Feet4.2672 
Burthen491 5994Tons BM 

Armament


6.1805Broadside Weight = 204 Imperial Pound ( 92.514 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck22 British 18-Pound Carronade
Upper Gun Deck2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
6.1805140 BWAS-1793

2 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
21.6.1805 - 19.12.1807Commander
James Lucas YeoBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1797-1818
BWAS-1793
19.12.1807 - 1810Captain
James Lucas YeoBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1797-1818
BWAS-1793

3 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1807 - 25.3.1807Acting Lieutenant
William Edward Hughes AllenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1795-1815
NBD1849
3.1807 - 29.7.1807Acting Lieutenant
James Primrose BlennerhassettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1800-1844
NBD1849
29.7.1807 - 20.10.1807Lieutenant
James Primrose BlennerhassettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1800-1844
NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
19.6.1805Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
14.3.1806Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
1807Refitted as a 22 gun Sixth Rate Post Ship
16.1.1808Sailed for PortugalBWAS-1793
13.2.1808Her boats took a French gunboat off the TagusBWAS-1793
8.12.1808Capture of Oyepok, Appruagoc & Cayenne
6.1.1809Capture of French Guiana by Portuguese forces
22.12.1810Sold at WoolwichBWAS-1793

 

Previous comments on this page

Posted by AvM on Saturday 4th of December 2021 12:52

According to
Public Ledger and Daily Advertiser - Monday 17 December 1810
she was offered for sale at Deptford


Posted by Tim Oakley on Friday 18th of May 2012 07:16

Feb 1808 off the Tagus, Portugal

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