Delight

3859
Nominal Guns14BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyItalian brig-corvette 'Friedland' (1807) (14)
Captured26.3.1808BWAS-1793
ShipyardVenice BWAS-1793
Ship ClassFriedland ClassBWAS-1793
Designed by Jean TupinierBWAS-1793
Constructor CocconMIdN
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1793
Sold1.9.1814BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck97' 6"Imperial Feet29.5874 
Length of Keel76' 1"Imperial Feet23.169 
Breadth29' 0"Imperial Feet8.8392 
Depth in Hold19' 0"Imperial Feet5.7912 
Burthen340 3394Tons BM 

Armament


5.1808Broadside Weight = 198 Imperial Pound ( 89.793 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck12 British 32-Pound Carronade
Upper Gun Deck2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
5.1808100 BWAS-1793

2 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
9.8.1808 - 12.1809Commander John Brett PurvisBWAS-179312.1809 - 4.8.1810Commander David BalgonieBWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
8.1808Commissioned in the MediterraneanBWAS-1793
25.7.1810Arrived at Portsmouth and laid upBWAS-1793
4.8.1810Paid offADM 51
1.9.1814Sold at Portsmouth for £480.BWAS-1793

 

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