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Nominal Guns10BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Launched24.4.1810BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardSandgate - Kent BWAS-1793
Ship ClassDecoy ClassBWAS-1793
Designed byWilliam Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
ConstructorJohn LowesBWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeCutter BWAS-1793
Wrecked3.3.1824BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck74' 6 ¾"Imperial Feet22.5743 
Length of Keel56' 0 ⅛"Imperial Feet17.072 
Breadth26' 1"Imperial Feet7.929 
Depth in Hold11' 0"Imperial Feet3.3528 
Draught Forward4' 8"Imperial Feet1.4224 
Draught Aft11' 0"Imperial Feet3.3528 
Burthen202 6594Tons BM 

Armament


24.4.1810Broadside Weight = 90 Imperial Pound ( 40.815 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck10 British 18-Pound Carronade

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
180960Design Complement

4 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
5.1810 - 1817LieutenantSamuel GordonBWAS-179311.1818 - 11.1821LieutenantNicholas ChapmanBWAS-179311.1821 - 1.1823LieutenantGeorge ReadBWAS-17931.1823 - 3.3.1824LieutenantNicholas GouldBWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
13.4.1810Began fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1793
29.6.1810Completed fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1793
11.9.1812Took the Privateer Le Bon Genie (16) in the Channel
10.1818Began middling repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
11.1818RecommissionedBWAS-1793
1.1819Completed middling repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
3.3.1824Wrecked on the pier at Kingstown, DublinBWAS-1793


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
 

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