Dasher

3823
Nominal Guns18BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered18.1.1796BWAS-1793
Launched1797BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardBermuda - North Atlantic Ocean BWAS-1793
Ship ClassDasher ClassBWAS-1793
Designed by GoodrichBWAS-1793
Constructor John OuterbridgeBWAS-1793
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Broken Up3.1838BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck107' 0"Imperial Feet32.6136 
Length of Keel86' 10"Imperial Feet26.2128 
Breadth29' 6"Imperial Feet8.8561 
Depth in Hold9' 9"Imperial Feet2.9718 
Burthen401 8394Tons BM 

Armament


1797Broadside Weight = 201 Imperial Pound ( 91.1535 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck16 British 24-Pound Carronade
Upper Gun Deck2 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
18.1.179680Design Complement

11 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
9.1796 - 8.1798Commander John SeaterBWAS-179312.7.1798 - 10.1801Commander George Tobin (1768-1838)BWAS-179311.1802 - 9.1804Commander John Delafons (d.1804)BWAS-179320.3.1805 - 31.10.1805Commander Charles DilkesBWAS-179331.10.1805 - 5.9.1806Commander William Augustus MontaguBWAS-17935.9.1806 - 4.1808Commander Edward Thomas Troubridge (1787-1852)BWAS-179315.4.1808 - 14.8.1808Commander Michael de Courcy (d.1813)BWAS-179314.8.1808 - 1811Commander Robert Worgan George FestingBWAS-17931811 - 28.11.1811Lieutenant Benedictus Marward Kelly (1790-?)BWAS-179328.11.1811 - 2.1812Commander Benedictus Marward Kelly (1790-?)BWAS-17936.1812 - 5.1816Commander William Wilmot HendersonBWAS-1793

3 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
6.5.1801 - 18.6.1801Lieutenant Frederick Bedford (1779-?)BWAS-179317.11.1802 - 10.5.1803Lieutenant Thomas Edward Symonds (1781-1868)NBD184911.8.1813 - 11.1814Lieutenant Edward Brown Addis (1790-1866)NBD1849

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1807Master's Mate Edward Hollingworth Delafosse (1788-?)NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
9.1796Commissioned at HalifaxBWAS-1793
29.8.1799Arrived at PlymouthBWAS-1793
10.1801Paid offBWAS-1793
11.1802RecommissionedBWAS-1793
11.1802Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
1.1803Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
2.5.1803Sailed for the East IndiesBWAS-1793
16.2.1812Took the Privateer La Confiance (14) on the Irish Station
10.1812Sailed for the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1793
1.1813Began small repair at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
8.1813Completed small repair at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
5.1816Paid offBWAS-1793
3.1820Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
11.1820Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
6.1826Began fitting as a Convict Ship at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
7.1826Completed fitting as a Convict Ship at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
1834At WoolwichBWAS-1793
3.1838Broken up at DeptfordBWAS-1793

 

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Posted by Margaret Mackintosh on Friday 9th of October 2015 19:21

In 1827/8 my 3x great grandfather Snelling John Powell was a guard on the 'prison/convict ship Dasher' at Woolwich, recorded on the baptism certificates of his son Henry Thornton Powell (1827) and daughter Lucy Jane Powell (1828)

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