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Nominal Guns12BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered20.11.1804BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down1.1805BWAS-1793
Launched12.1805BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardChapel - Southampton BWAS-1793
Ship ClassConfounder Class (1804)BWAS-1793
Designed by
William RuleBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1778-1813
BWAS-1793
Constructor
Robert AdamsBritish
Ship Builder
Service 1804-1806
BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeGun-brigBWAS-1793
Sold29.9.1814BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck85' 3"Imperial Feet25.9232 
Length of Keel70' 2 ⅝"Imperial Feet21.3519 
Breadth22' 1"Imperial Feet6.7183 
Depth in Hold10' 10"Imperial Feet3.048 
Draught Forward6' 2"Imperial Feet1.8796 
Draught Aft7' 6"Imperial Feet2.286 
Burthen184 8594Tons BM 

Armament


12.1805Broadside Weight = 120 Imperial Pound ( 54.42 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck12 British 18-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser1 British 12-Pounder
Stern Chaser1 British 12-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
180450Design Complement

4 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1.1806 - 12.1806Lieutenant
John PriceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1795-1812
BWAS-1793
12.1806 - 1807Lieutenant
Thomas GardinerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1805-1807
BWAS-1793
1807 - 1809Lieutenant
William TathamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1809
BWAS-1793
1809 - 1814Lieutenant
Henry HarfordBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1800-1814
BWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
8.12.1805Began coppering and fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
20.3.1806Completed coppering and fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
12.1806Sailed for the Channel IslandsBWAS-1714
1.1.1807Sailed from Portsmouth on a cruiseBG
26.9.1807In sight when the
Locust (12) 1801-1814
British 12 Gun
Unrated Gun-brig
recaptured the Olive Branch
BG
2.12.1807Present at Portsmouth when the Russian Frigate Spesnoy and Storeship Wilhelmina where taken. Notice appeared for the payment of salvage (including 1/4 of the specie) on 1st November 1808BG
16.8.1809Recaptured the American ship AlexanderBG
16.8.1809Captured the brig AnnBG
17.9.1809Recaptured the EmmersonBG
2.2.1810In sight when the
Rapid (12) 1808-1814
British 12 Gun
Unrated Schooner
retook the brig Mary
BG
24.1.1811Sailed from Portsmouth with a convoy for Guernsey
15.2.1811Sailed from Portsmouth on a cruise
6.3.1811Arrived in Portsmouth from Guernsey
1813In the BalticBWAS-1714
12.4.1813Sailed from Yarmouth with a convoy for the Batlic
29.9.1814Sold at Deptford for £850BWAS-1714

 

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