Cretan

3742
Nominal Guns16BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyItalian brig-corvette 'Nettuno' (1807) (14)
Captured1.6.1808BWAS-1793
ShipyardVenice BWAS-1793
Ship ClassFriedland ClassBWAS-1793
Designed by Jean TupinierBWAS-1793
Constructor CocconMIdN
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1793
Sold29.9.1814BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck95' 3"Imperial Feet28.9712 
Length of Keel76' 6"Imperial Feet23.1902 
Breadth29' 1"Imperial Feet8.842 
Depth in Hold13' 11"Imperial Feet3.9709 
Burthen344 1594Tons BM 

Armament


1800Broadside Weight = 174 Imperial Pound ( 78.909 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck14 British 24-Pound Carronade
Upper Gun Deck2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1808100 BWAS-1793

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
8.1808 - 1813Commander Charles Frederick Payne (1779-1851)BWAS-1793

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
4.1813 - 1.1814Lieutenant William Edward Curlewis (1789-1847)NBD1849

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
8.1809 - 6.1812MidshipmanSir John Walland Bake (1792-1856)NBD18495.1810 - 1814Midshipman William Ball (1794-?)NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
1800Commissioned in the MediterraneanBWAS-1793
13.7.1809Began making good defects at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1793
1.12.1809Completed making good defects at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1793
29.9.1814Sold at Deptford for £1,020BWAS-1793

 

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