Cyrene

3793
Nominal Guns20BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered18.11.1812BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down4.1813BWAS-1793
Launched4.6.1814BWAS-1793
First Commissioned7.1818BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardBideford - Devon BWAS-1793
Ship ClassCyrus ClassBWAS-1793
Designed by William Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
Constructor Richard ChapmanBWAS-1793
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypePost Ship BWAS-1793
Sold4.1828BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck115' 6"Imperial Feet35.0622 
Length of Gundeck115' 6 ½"Imperial Feet35.0647 
Length of Keel97' 0 ¾"Imperial Feet29.5847 
Length of Keel97' 2"Imperial Feet29.5729 
Breadth29' 11 ⅝"Imperial Feet8.8551 
Breadth29' 10"Imperial Feet8.8392 
Depth in Hold8' 7 ½"Imperial Feet2.4511 
Depth in Hold8' 6"Imperial Feet2.5908 
Draught Forward8' 8"Imperial Feet2.6416 
Draught Aft9' 4"Imperial Feet2.8448 
Burthen463 6594Tons BM 
Burthen454 8094Tons BM 

Armament


4.6.1814Broadside Weight = 326 Imperial Pound ( 147.841 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck20 British 32-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
27.11.1812135Design Complement

3 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
7.1818 - 1820Commander Aaron Tozer (1788-1854)BWAS-17931.1822 - 8.1825Commander Percy GraceBWAS-17938.1825 - 1827Commander Alexander CampbellBWAS-1793

3 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
24.3.1823 - 21.8.1823Acting Lieutenant Samuel BakerNBD184921.8.1823 - 1823Lieutenant Samuel BakerNBD184913.3.1824 - 3.1827Lieutenant Charles CaldecotNBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
10.7.1814Began fitting for ordinary at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
30.7.1814Completed fitting for ordinary at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
2.1817Refitted as a 20 gun Unrated Unknown
7.1818Began fitting for sea at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
12.10.1818Completed fitting for sea at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
1820At PlymouthBWAS-1793
2.1824Sailed for the African coastBWAS-1793
8.1825Paid offBWAS-1793
8.1825RecommissionedBWAS-1793
9.1825Began fitting for sea at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
10.1825Completed fitting for sea at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
20.4.1827Ordered to be soldBWAS-1793
4.1828Sold at Bombay for 28,500 rupees (£2,731.5.0d)BWAS-1793

 

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