Nominal Guns20BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Privateer corvette 'La Déterminée' (1798) (20)
ShipyardBordeaux - Gascony BWAS-1793
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypePost Ship BWAS-1793


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck124' 5"Imperial Feet37.8005 
Length of Keel103' 5"Imperial Feet31.4367 
Breadth31' 5 ⅝"Imperial Feet9.4647 
Depth in Hold15' 4"Imperial Feet4.5923 
Burthen544 6794Tons BM 


8.1800Broadside Weight = 297 Imperial Pound ( 134.6895 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck18 British 32-Pound Carronade
Upper Gun Deck2 British 9-Pounder

4 Commanding Officers

8.1800 - 8.1801CaptainJohn Clarke SearleBWAS-17938.1801 - 5.1802CaptainPhilip Beaver (1766-1813)BWAS-179329.4.1802 - 11.1802CaptainAlexander SkeneBWAS-179311.1802 - 26.3.1803CaptainAlexander BecherBWAS-1793

1 Petty Officer

8.1802 - 26.3.1803MidshipmanFrancis Beaumont (1787-?)NBD1849

Service History

7.1800Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
11.1800Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
12.1800Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1793
25.7.1801Took the Corvette Name Unknown (10) off Alexandria while carrying £10,000 in spices
26.3.1803Wrecked on Jersey - 19 men drownedBWAS-1793


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