Demerara

3864
Nominal Guns16BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Privateer brig 'Le Cosmopoli' (1806) (16)
Hired9.2.1806BWAS-1793
First Commissioned17.3.1806BWAS-1793
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1793
ConstructorRichard BurchettBWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1793
Sold12.6.1813BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB028
Burthen220Tons BM 

6 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
3.1806 - 1807CommanderWilliam MaudeBWAS-17931807 - 20.4.1808CommanderWilliam ShepheardBWAS-179320.4.1808 - 4.11.1808CommanderHenry Bourchier (1787-1852)BWAS-17934.11.1808 - 8.2.1809CommanderWilliam DowersBWAS-17938.2.1809 - 1810CommanderThomas Hunloke (d.1811)BWAS-17932.5.1810 - 1813CommanderWilliam Henry SmithBWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
9.2.1806Purchased for the Navy by the inhabitants of DemeraraBWAS-1793
28.1.1809Capture of Martinique


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
B028Ships of the Royal Navy - Volume IJ. J. ColledgeBook
 

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