Erne

4122
Nominal Guns20BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered18.11.1812BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down3.1813BWAS-1793
Launched18.12.1813BWAS-1793
First Commissioned3.1814BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardDartmouth - Devon BWAS-1793
Ship ClassCyrus ClassBWAS-1793
Designed by William Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
Constructor Robert NewmanBWAS-1793
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypePost Ship BWAS-1793
Wrecked1.6.1819BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck115' 6"Imperial Feet35.0622 
Length of Keel97' 2"Imperial Feet29.5729 
Breadth29' 10"Imperial Feet8.8392 
Breadth29' 8"Imperial Feet8.8618 
Depth in Hold8' 6"Imperial Feet2.5908 
Draught Forward9' 6"Imperial Feet2.8956 
Draught Aft10' 0"Imperial Feet3.048 
Burthen454 8094Tons BM 

Armament


18.12.1813Broadside Weight = 326 Imperial Pound ( 147.841 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck20 British 32-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
27.11.1812135Design Complement

4 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
3.1814 - 4.6.1814Commander William John Napier (d.1835)BWAS-17934.6.1814 - 1815Captain William John Napier (d.1835)BWAS-17939.1815 - 1816Captain Richard SpencerBWAS-179312.1817 - 1.6.1819Commander Timothy ScrivenBWAS-1793

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1815 - 12.1817Midshipman Wheatley Byass (1796-?)NBD18499.1815 - 12.1817Midshipman Thomas BrydgesNBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
24.1.1814Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
30.3.1814Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
8.1815Began making good defects at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
9.1815Recommissioned for the MediterraneanBWAS-1793
10.1815Completed making good defects at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
2.1817Refitted as a 20 gun Unrated Unknown
11.1817Began fitting for sea at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
12.1817RecommissionedBWAS-1793
2.1818Completed fitting for sea at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
1.6.1819Wrecked on Sal Island in the Cape Verde IslandsBWAS-1793

 

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