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4126
Nominal Guns20BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered18.11.1812BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down1.1813BWAS-1793
Launched11.10.1813BWAS-1793
First Commissioned1.1814BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardIpswich - Suffolk BWAS-1793
Ship ClassCyrus ClassBWAS-1793
Designed byWilliam Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
ConstructorJabez BaileyBWAS-1793
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypePost Ship BWAS-1793
Sold8.1.1829BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck115' 7 ⅝"Imperial Feet35.0679 
Length of Gundeck115' 6"Imperial Feet35.0622 
Length of Keel97' 3 ⅝"Imperial Feet29.5815 
Length of Keel97' 2"Imperial Feet29.5729 
Breadth29' 10"Imperial Feet8.8392 
Depth in Hold8' 6"Imperial Feet2.5908 
Draught Forward8' 6"Imperial Feet2.5908 
Draught Aft9' 8"Imperial Feet2.9464 
Burthen454 8094Tons BM 
Burthen464 4294Tons BM 

Armament


11.10.1813Broadside 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

5 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1.1814 - 4.6.1814CommanderGeorge Gustavus Lennock (1777-1866)BWAS-17934.6.1814 - 9.1815CaptainGeorge Gustavus Lennock (1777-1866)BWAS-179311.1820 - 19.7.1821CommanderEdward Lloyd (d.1855)BWAS-179322.11.1821 - 1822CommanderArther Lee WarnerBWAS-17939.1824 - 1828CommanderWilliam Jardine PurchasBWAS-1793

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
16.12.1825 - 5.1828LieutenantArthur Kellett (d.1848)NBD1849

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
23.9.1820 - 18231st Class VolunteerJohn Elliot BinghamNBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
19.10.1813Began fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1793
14.6.1814Completed fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1793
9.1815Paid offBWAS-1793
1.1820Began small repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
11.1820Completed small repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
8.11.1820Sailed for the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1793
5.1824Began very small repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
7.1824Completed very small repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
9.1824Recommissioned for the Africa stationBWAS-1793
5.1828Began fitting for ordinary at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
6.1828Completed fitting for ordinary at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
8.1.1829Sold at Chatham to William Wilson for £1,530BWAS-1793


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
 

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