Espiegle

4131
Nominal Guns16
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Purchased6.1804
ShipyardBarnstaple - Devon
CategoryUnrated
Ship TypeSloop
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Broken Up4.1811

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck98' 0"Imperial Feet29.8704 
Length of Keel78' 8"Imperial Feet23.7998 
Breadth27' 0"Imperial Feet8.2296 
Burthen305Tons BM 

Armament


6.1804Broadside Weight = 135 Imperial Pound ( 61.2225 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck14 British 18-Pound Carronade
Upper Gun Deck2 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
6.180465 BWAS-1793

5 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
6.1804 - 7.1809CommanderHenry Gage MorrisBWAS-17937.1809 - 8.1809CommanderJohn BradleyBWAS-17938.1809 - 9.1809CommanderSir Arthur Atchison (d.1818)BWAS-179313.9.1809 - 29.4.1810CommanderDonald Campbell (1788-?)NBD18492.5.1810 - 1811CommanderJohn CoddBWAS-1793

3 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
12.11.1804 - 7.12.1805LieutenantWilliam Borough (1781-1852)NBD184922.5.1806 - 21.7.1806Acting LieutenantJohn Jordan Arrow (d.1853)NL18656.1806 - 3.1807LieutenantParkins Prynn (1777-?)NAO

Service History


DateEventSource
6.1804Commissioned for the Irish SeaBWAS-1793
5.1810At PlymouthBWAS-1793
4.1811Broken up at PlymouthBWAS-1793


Notes on Ship


OriginBWAS-1793
Mercantile Wimbury built at Barnstable in 1803

 

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