Derwent

3877
Nominal Guns16BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered1.10.1806BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down12.1806BWAS-1793
Launched23.5.1807BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardTurnchapel - Plymouth BWAS-1793
Ship ClassCruizer Class
Designed byWilliam Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
ConstructorIsaac BlackburnBWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop
Sailing RigBrig
Sold7.3.1817BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck100' 0"Imperial Feet30.48 
Length of Keel77' 3 ½"Imperial Feet23.4823 
Breadth30' 6"Imperial Feet9.2964 
Depth in Hold12' 9"Imperial Feet3.7719 
Burthen382 4194Tons BM 

Armament


23.5.1807Broadside Weight = 262 Imperial Pound ( 118.817 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck16 British 32-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1797121Design Complement

5 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
6.1807 - 11.1807CommanderWilliam GoateBWAS-179311.1807 - 7.7.1809CommanderFrederick Parker (d.1809)BWAS-17938.1809 - 1810CommanderJoseph Swabey TetleyBWAS-17935.1810 - 1813CommanderGeorge Manners SuttonBWAS-179327.6.1814 - 1815CommanderThomas WilliamsBWAS-1793

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
31.8.1809 - 12.1809LieutenantPeter BaylyNBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
23.5.1807Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
6.9.1807Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
17.11.1807Sailed for the African coastBWAS-1793
4.7.1809Capture of Senegal
1.1810Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
5.1810RecommissionedBWAS-1793
11.1810Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
7.2.1813Took the Privateer Lugger L'Edouard (6) off the Lizard
1815Paid offBWAS-1793
7.3.1817Sold at Chatham to Mr. Young for £850BWAS-1793


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
 

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