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Nominal Guns18BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered19.12.1796BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down2.1797BWAS-1793
Named24.8.1797BWAS-1793
Launched9.1797BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardKing's Boatbuilders - Dover BWAS-1793
Designed by
Jean-Louis BarrallierBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1751-1834
BWAS-1793
Constructor
Thomas Jones KingBritish
Ship Builder
Service 1765-1818
BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Sold18.5.1809BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck96' 0"Imperial Feet29.2608 
Length of Keel75' 2"Imperial Feet22.8702 
Breadth29' 2 ½"Imperial Feet8.8519 
Depth in Hold12' 9 ½"Imperial Feet3.6703 
Draught Forward8' 0"Imperial Feet2.4384 
Draught Aft10' 0"Imperial Feet3.048 
Burthen341 9194Tons BM 

Armament


10.1797Broadside Weight = 262 Imperial Pound ( 118.817 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck16 British 32-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 6-Pounder

5 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
20.10.1797 - 1.1799Commander
Graham Eden HamondBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1836
BWAS-1793
21.12.1798 - 18.8.1799Commander
John AllenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 0196-1846
Discharged ADM 196/3/5
BWAS-1793
10.1799 - 3.1800Commander
Robert PhilpotBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1801
BWAS-1793
3.1800 - 27.1.1803Commander
John SerrellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1812
BWAS-1793
3.1803 - 10.1806Commander
Edmund BogerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1801-1816
BWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
27.9.1797Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
2.12.1797Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
1.1799Sailed for JamaicaBWAS-1793
10.1799Stationed at JamaicaBWAS-1793
30.9.1804Took the Privateer
Le Hazard (16) 1804-1804
French 16 Gun
Privateer
off Bonaire


 

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