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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 (1797)BWAS-1793
Designed by
William RuleBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1778-1813
BWAS-1793
Constructor
John PelhamBritish
Ship Builder
BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloopBWAS-1793
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1793
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 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
9.1809 - 21.10.1810Commander
Robert KeenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1783-1810
BWAS-1793
22.10.1810 - 5.1811Commander
Arden AdderleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1796-1862
NBD1849
5.1811 - 28.7.1811Commander
John HaswellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1803-1811
BWAS-1793
8.1811 - 1815Commander
Thomas PercivalBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1802-1815
BWAS-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) 1810-1810
French 16 Gun
Privateer Unknown
off Dieppe

21.2.1811Took the Privateer
La Confiance (16) 1805-1811
French 16 Gun
Privateer Unknown

1813In North AmericaBWAS-1793
1814In North AmericaBWAS-1793
24.4.1814Took the Privateer
Starks (2) 1814-1814
American 2 Gun
Privateer Unknown

5.1817Broken up at ChathamBWAS-1793

 

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