Nominal Guns12BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down1.1801BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardBlackwall Yard - Blackwall BWAS-1793
Ship ClassBloodhound ClassBWAS-1793
Designed bySir John Henslow (1730-1815)BWAS-1793
Constructor John Perry (1743-1810)BWAS-1793
Ship TypeGun-brig BWAS-1793


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck80' 0"Imperial Feet24.384 
Length of Keel65' 6"Imperial Feet19.8425 
Breadth23' 0"Imperial Feet7.0104 
Depth in Hold8' 6"Imperial Feet2.5908 
Burthen184 3994Tons BM 


1.4.1801Broadside Weight = 108 Imperial Pound ( 48.978 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck10 British 18-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 18-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
180150Design Complement

6 Commanding Officers

5.1801 - 8.1801Lieutenant Grant Allan (d.1843)BWAS-17938.1801 - 5.1802Lieutenant Robert Forbes (d.1819)BWAS-17935.1802 - 9.1802Lieutenant James Hugh TalbotBWAS-17939.1802 - 1805Lieutenant William Peake (1780-1813)BWAS-17931806 - 7.12.1808Lieutenant William SmithBWAS-17937.12.1808 - 6.7.1815Lieutenant George Vandepot Crosbe (1774-1826)BWAS-1793

Service History

1802At MilfordBWAS-1793
1806In the North SeaBWAS-1793
1815Convoy duties in North AmericaBWAS-1793
7.1815Paid offBWAS-1793
8.1815Sold to Customs as a hulkBWAS-1793


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