Delight

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Nominal Guns18BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench corvette 'La Sans Pareille' (1798) (18)
Captured20.1.1801BWAS-1793
ShipyardLa Ciotat BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Sold4.1805BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck97' 5"Imperial Feet29.5837 
Length of Keel77' 3"Imperial Feet23.4805 
Breadth28' 7"Imperial Feet8.5566 
Depth in Hold8' 2"Imperial Feet2.4892 
Burthen335 6794Tons BM 

Armament


1801Broadside Weight = 216 Imperial Pound ( 97.956 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck18 British 24-Pound Carronade

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
2.1801121 BWAS-1793

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
7.1.1802 - 25.9.1802Commander Frederick Whitworth William Aylmer (1777-1858): on board from 1.2.1802 ADM 6/21/3NBD1849

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
2.3.1803 - 15.12.1809First Lieutenant George Bague (d.1856)NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
2.1801Commissioned in the Mediterranean?BWAS-1793
19.9.1802Arrived at Plymouth and laid upBWAS-1793
26.9.1802Paid offADM 51
4.1805Sold at PlymouthBWAS-1793

 

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