Dart

3815
Nominal Guns28BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered1.12.1795BWAS-1793
Launched1796BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardRedbridge - Hampshire BWAS-1793
Ship ClassDart ClassBWAS-1793
Designed by Samuel BenthamBWAS-1793
Constructor Hobbs & HellyerBWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Broken Up1809BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck128' 8"Imperial Feet39.0217 
Length of Keel80' 8"Imperial Feet24.5872 
Breadth30' 0"Imperial Feet9.144 
Depth in Hold7' 11"Imperial Feet2.159 
Burthen386 1694Tons BM 

Armament


1796Broadside Weight = 448 Imperial Pound ( 203.168 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck24 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck2 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 32-Pound Carronade

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1796121EstablishmentBWAS-1793

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
4.1799 - 10.7.1800Commander Patrick Campbell (1773-1841)ref:6161801Commander John Ferris Devonshire (d.1839)E-WIKI27.4.1801 - 10.1802Commander William Bolton (1777-1830)ref:1155

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
3.1801 - 5.1801Midshipman Thomas BevisNBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
18.10.1796Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
27.2.1797Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £2315.0.0dBWAS-1793
7.7.1800Attack on Dunkirk
8.7.1800Took the Frigate La Désirée (40) cut out of Dunkirk Roads
2.4.1801Battle of Copenhagen
10.1802Paid offref:1155


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
14.5.1798-20.5.1798Raid on Ostend Home Riggs Popham (1762-1820) 
 

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