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Nominal Guns14BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered30.3.1807BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down11.1807BWAS-1793
Launched10.6.1808BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardPlymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
Ship ClassCrocus ClassBWAS-1793
Designed by
The SurveyorsBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
BWAS-1793
Constructor
Joseph TuckerBritish
Ship Builder
Administrator
Dockyard Staff
Service 1802-1831
BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1793
Sold31.8.1815BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck92' 1 ½"Imperial Feet28.0543 
Length of Keel73' 5 ¼"Imperial Feet22.2568 
Breadth25' 7"Imperial Feet7.6556 
Depth in Hold12' 8"Imperial Feet3.7592 
Draught Forward6' 7"Imperial Feet2.0066 
Draught Aft11' 3"Imperial Feet3.429 
Burthen255 6294Tons BM 

Armament


10.6.1808Broadside Weight = 150 Imperial Pound ( 68.025 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck12 British 24-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
28.3.180786Design Complement

6 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
6.1808 - 10.1809Commander
Robert FowlerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1800-1816
BWAS-1793
10.1809 - 9.11.1809Commander
The Hon. William WalpoleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1802-1812
BWAS-1793
9.11.1809 - 11.1810Commander
Richard BuckBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1802-1812
BWAS-1793
11.1810 - 9.1811Commander
John BellamyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1809-1815
BWAS-1793
9.1811 - 19.7.1814Commander
Arden AdderleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1796-1846
NBD1849
19.7.1814 - 11.1814Commander
John StoddartBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1804-1825
BWAS-1793

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
12.1811 - 10.1815Lieutenant
Richard BartonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1799-1837
NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
10.6.1808Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
18.8.1808Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
19.12.1809Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1793
2.9.1812Took the Udema
Le Formica (2) 1812-1812
French 2 Gun
Privateer Udema
off the Barbary Coast

11.1814Paid offBWAS-1793
31.8.1815Sold at Sheerness for £830BWAS-1793

 

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