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4061
Nominal Guns16BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered19.7.1805BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down8.1805BWAS-1793
Launched22.1.1806BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardMistley - Essex BWAS-1793
Ship ClassSeagull ClassBWAS-1793
Designed by William Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
Constructor Isaac BettsBWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1793
Sold1808BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck93' 2"Imperial Feet28.3633 
Length of Keel76' 3"Imperial Feet23.1775 
Breadth26' 6"Imperial Feet7.9502 
Depth in Hold12' 0 ½"Imperial Feet3.6703 
Burthen284 7794Tons BM 

Armament


22.1.1806Broadside Weight = 174 Imperial Pound ( 78.909 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck14 British 24-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 6-Pounder

22.1.1806Broadside Weight = 78 Imperial Pound ( 35.373 kg)B181
Gun Deck8 British 18-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
4.1.180595Design Complement

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
3.1806 - 25.3.1808Commander George Barne Trollope (1779-1850)BWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
2.2.1806Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
3.1806Commissioned for the North SeaBWAS-1793
9.4.1806Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
15.11.1807Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1793
25.3.1808Wrecked off Port Augusta, Sicily. Salvaged but broken up at Malta later in 1808BWAS-1793

 

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