Nominal Guns16SNL1799
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down2.1797SNL1799
How acquiredPurchased on the StocksSNL1799
ShipyardIpswich - Suffolk SNL1799
Ship ClassCruizer ClassSNL1799
Designed by William Rule (d.1816)SNL1799
Constructor Stephen TeagueSNL1799
Ship TypeSloop SNL1799
Sailing RigBrigSNL1799
Sold for Break Up3.2.1819SNL1799


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck100' 0"Imperial Feet30.48 
Length of Keel77' 3"Imperial Feet23.4805 
Breadth30' 7"Imperial Feet9.3218 
Depth in Hold12' 9"Imperial Feet3.7719 
Draught Forward7' 6"Imperial Feet2.286 
Draught Aft11' 2"Imperial Feet3.4036 
Burthen384 3194Tons BM 


20.12.1797Broadside 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

8 Ship Commanders

2.1798 - 1800Commander Charles Wollaston (1777-1845)BWAS-17931.1801 - 2.4.1801Commander James Brisbane (1774-1826)BWAS-17933.4.1801 - 22.1.1806Commander John HancockBWAS-179322.1.1806 - 1808Commander Pringle Stoddart (1768-1848)BWAS-17931808 - 26.3.1808Commander George Charles MackenzieBWAS-179326.3.1808 - 7.1808Captain George Charles MackenzieBWAS-17937.1808 - 26.11.1808Lieutenant Thomas Wells (d.1825)BWAS-179326.11.1808 - 11.1813Commander Thomas Richard TokerBWAS-1793

4 Commissioned Officers

10.4.1804 - 1.5.1804Acting Lieutenant Hopewell Hayward BuddNBD18491.5.1804 - 8.1804Lieutenant Hopewell Hayward BuddNBD18493.1806 - 23.8.1807Lieutenant James Woodford (d.1807)ref:100814.9.1807 - 13.3.1812Lieutenant John Allen (1789-1857)NBD1849

1 Petty Officer

3.1802 - 1805Midshipman Robert Ball BoardmanNBD1849

1 Crewman

2.3.1801 - 5.18011st Class Volunteer Edward Hollingworth Delafosse (1788-?)NBD1849

Service History


2.1797Began building at Ipswich - Suffolk BWAS-1793
20.12.1797Completed building at Ipswich - Suffolk at a cost of £4588.0.0dBWAS-1793
1.1.1798Began fitting at Chatham - Kent BWAS-1793
16.3.1798Completed fitting at Chatham - Kent at a cost of £3362.0.0dBWAS-1793
27.4.1798Took the Lugger Le Jupiter (8)
19.5.1798Took the Lugger Le Chasseur (4)
21.5.1799Took the Privateer Les Deux Frères (14)
23.3.1800Took the Cutter Le Persévérant (14) on the Brown BankBG
25.3.1800Took the Privateer Le Filibustier (14)
2.4.1801Battle of Copenhagen
14.6.1803Action of 1803-06-14
8.3.1804In company with Rattler (16) , her boats cut out and burnt Le Colombe (4) at SluysBWAS-1793
16.5.1804Attack on Ver Huell's squadron
18.11.1804Took the Privateer Le Contre-Amiral Magon (17) In the North Sea
13.11.1805Took the Lugger Le Vengeur (14) BG
6.1.1807Took the Brig L'Iéna (16)
26.1.1807Took the Privateer Le Brave (16)
31.5.1809Took the Unrated Christianborg (6) off Bornholm
3.2.1819Sold at Sheerness to Job Cockshot for £960 to be broken upBWAS-1793


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