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Nominal Guns16BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered2.11.1812BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down12.1812BWAS-1793
Launched30.8.1813BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardRochester - Kent BWAS-1793
Ship ClassCruizer ClassBWAS-1793
Designed byWilliam Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
ConstructorMrs Mary RossBWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1793
Wrecked21.8.1822BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck100' 3 ½"Imperial Feet30.4927 
Length of Keel77' 3 ⅛"Imperial Feet23.4728 
Breadth30' 10 ½"Imperial Feet9.1567 
Depth in Hold12' 10"Imperial Feet3.6576 
Draught Forward6' 4"Imperial Feet1.9304 
Draught Aft11' 3"Imperial Feet3.429 
Burthen387 7494Tons BM 

Armament


30.8.1813Broadside 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

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1818 - 21.8.1822CommanderWilliam Thomas Morgan (d.1822)BWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
30.8.1813Began fitting for ordinary at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
9.1813Completed fitting for ordinary at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
11.9.1814Taken by the American at the Battle of Lake Champlain
2.1818Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
26.6.1818Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
21.8.1822Wrecked near Crookhaven, Ireland. No survivorsBWAS-1793


Sources


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

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