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4042
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 byJean-Louis Barrallier (1751-1834)BWAS-1793
ConstructorThomas Jones King (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 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
20.10.1797 - 1.1799CommanderGraham Eden Hamond (1779-1862)BWAS-17931.1799 - 10.1799CommanderJohn Allen (1774-1854)BWAS-179310.1799 - 3.1800CommanderRobert PhilpotBWAS-17933.1800 - 27.1.1803CommanderJohn SerrellBWAS-17933.1803 - 10.1806CommanderEdmund BogerBWAS-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) off Bonaire


Sources


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

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