Egeria

4054
Nominal Guns26BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered19.11.1805BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down6.1806BWAS-1793
Launched30.10.1807BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardBridport - Dorset BWAS-1793
Ship ClassCormorant Class - revivedBWAS-1793
Designed bySir John Henslow (1730-1815)BWAS-1793
Constructor BooleBWAS-1793
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Broken Up1865BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck108' 4"Imperial Feet32.9311 
Length of Keel90' 9 ½"Imperial Feet27.4447 
Breadth29' 7 ¾"Imperial Feet8.8583 
Depth in Hold9' 0 ½"Imperial Feet2.7559 
Draught Forward7' 5"Imperial Feet2.2606 
Draught Aft11' 3"Imperial Feet3.429 
Burthen424 4194Tons BM 

Armament


30.10.1807Broadside Weight = 334 Imperial Pound ( 151.469 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck16 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck6 British 18-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 18-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1806121Design Complement

6 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
3.1808 - 5.1808Commander Fitzowen George Skinner (d.1810)BWAS-17935.1808 - 1812Commander Lewis HoleBWAS-179312.1816 - 11.10.1819Captain Robert RowleyBWAS-179311.10.1819 - 1.1820Captain Henry ShiffnerBWAS-17935.1.1820 - 1823Captain John Toup Nicolas (1788-1851)W0251.1823 - 1825Captain Samuel RobertsBWAS-1793

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
10.11.1819 - 1820LieutenantThe Hon. William Keith (1799-1846)NBD1849

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
10.1820 - 13.12.1821Master's Mate Frederick Moore Boultbee (1798-1876)NBD1849

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
5.5.1823 - 1823Midshipman Frederick Blair (1809-1848)NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
6.1806Began building at Bridport - Dorset BWAS-1793
31.10.1807Completed building at Bridport - Dorset at a cost of £7278.0.0dBWAS-1793
14.2.1808Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
3.1808Commisisoned for LeithBWAS-1793
19.6.1808Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
21.12.1808Took the Privateer Norsois (10)
3.2.1809Took the Cutter Aalborg (6) in the Skaw
2.1810Refitted as a 20 gun Sixth Rate Post Ship
31.12.1811Took the Privateer Alvor (14) in the North Sea
1813In Ordinary at SheernessBWAS-1793
6.1813Began large repair at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1793
1814In Ordinary at SheernessBWAS-1793
1.1814Completed large repair at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1793
1815In Ordinary at SheernessBWAS-1793
1816In Ordinary at SheernessBWAS-1793
12.1816RecommissionedBWAS-1793
2.1817Refitted as a 26 gun Sixth Rate Post Ship
1.1820Paid offBWAS-1793
1.1823RecommissionedBWAS-1793
2.1823Began small repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
4.1823Completed small repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
6.1826fitting as a Receiving Ship at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
16.12.1843Lent to the Breakwater department at PlymouthBWAS-1793
12.1845Refitted as a Other Vessels Hulk
4.1860Police accomodation shipBWAS-1793

 

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