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4043
Nominal Guns16BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered21.11.1808BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down12.1808BWAS-1793
Launched1.7.1809BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardFrindsbury - Kent BWAS-1793
Ship ClassCruizer Class
Designed byWilliam Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
ConstructorJohn PelhamBWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop
Sailing RigBrig
Broken Up5.1817BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck100' 4"Imperial Feet30.5816 
Length of Keel77' 6 ⅜"Imperial Feet23.4791 
Breadth30' 8"Imperial Feet9.3472 
Depth in Hold12' 9"Imperial Feet3.7719 
Draught Forward6' 2"Imperial Feet1.8796 
Draught Aft10' 3"Imperial Feet3.1242 
Burthen387 7994Tons BM 

Armament


1.7.1809Broadside 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

4 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
9.1809 - 21.10.1810CommanderRobert Keen (d.1835)BWAS-179322.10.1810 - 5.1811CommanderArden Adderley (1783-1864)NBD18495.1811 - 28.7.1811CommanderJohn Haswell (d.1811)BWAS-17938.1811 - 1815CommanderThomas PercivalBWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
7.1.1809Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
8.11.1809Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
12.3.1810Took the Privateer Le Capricieux (16) off Dieppe
21.2.1811Took the Privateer La Confiance (16)
1813In North AmericaBWAS-1793
1814In North AmericaBWAS-1793
24.4.1814Took the Privateer Starks (2)
5.1817Broken up at ChathamBWAS-1793


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
 

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