Doterel

3953
Nominal Guns16
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered31.12.1807
Keel Laid Down4.1808
Launched6.10.1808
How acquiredBuilt by Contract
ShipyardBursledon - Hampshire
Ship ClassCruizer Class
Designed by William Rule (d.1816)
Constructor & Scott Blake
CategoryUnrated
Ship TypeSloop
Sailing RigBrig
Broken Up1855

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck100' 2"Imperial Feet30.5308 
Length of Keel77' 2 ¼"Imperial Feet23.476 
Breadth30' 8"Imperial Feet9.3472 
Depth in Hold12' 10"Imperial Feet3.6576 
Burthen386 1194Tons BM 

Armament


6.10.1808Broadside 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

8 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
10.1808 - 21.10.1810Commander Anthony Abdy (d.1838)BWAS-179312.1810 - 7.7.1814Commander William Westcott Daniel (1776-1833)NAO6.12.1813 - 8.1815Commander John KnatchbullBWAS-17932.1818 - 19.7.1821Commander John GoreBWAS-179319.7.1821 - 19.7.1822Commander William HendryBWAS-179319.7.1822 - 1822Commander Richard HoareRNB18238.1825 - 8.1826Commander Henry Edwards (d.1865)BWAS-17938.1826 - 4.1827Commander William Price Hamilton (d.1847)BWAS-1793

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
11.3.1823 - 1824Lieutenant Charles BlackmoreBWAS-1714

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1818 - 1821Master's Mate Francis Rawdon Moira Crozier (1796-1848)NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
7.10.1808Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
3.12.1808Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
27.2.1809Action at Sables d'Olonne
24.5.1809Sailed for PortugalBWAS-1793
10.1810Commissioned for the West IndiesBWAS-1793
1.1.1811Sailed for PortugalBWAS-1793
22.4.1813Sailed for JamaicaBWAS-1793
22.5.1814Took the Schooner Dominica (14)
1814In North AmericaBWAS-1793
22.5.1814Took the Schooner Dominica (14)
8.1815Paid off and laid up at ChathamBWAS-1793
2.1818Recommissioned for CorkBWAS-1793
2.1818Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
4.1818Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
10.4.1827Ordered laid up at Bermuda, to be used as a dwelling for workmenBWAS-1793
28.8.1848Ordered to be broken up at Bermuda, order not carried out until c. 1855BWAS-1793

 

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