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Nominal Guns18BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered30.11.1805BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down2.1806BWAS-1793
Launched13.9.1806BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardIpswich - Suffolk BWAS-1793
Ship ClassCormorant Class - revived
Designed bySir John Henslow (1730-1815)BWAS-1793
ConstructorJabez BaileyBWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Broken Up2.1821BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck108' 9 ½"Imperial Feet32.9311 
Length of Keel91' 2 ⅝"Imperial Feet27.7527 
Breadth29' 8"Imperial Feet8.8618 
Depth in Hold9' 0"Imperial Feet2.7432 
Draught Forward7' 2"Imperial Feet2.1844 
Draught Aft11' 1"Imperial Feet3.3782 
Burthen427 394Tons BM 

Armament


13.9.1806Broadside Weight = 334 Imperial Pound ( 151.469 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck16 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck6 British 18-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 18-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1806121Design Complement

8 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
11.1806 - 7.1807CommanderJohn Nairne (d.1807)BWAS-17937.1807 - 1808LieutenantFrederick Hoffman (d.1849)BWAS-17931808 - 1.8.1811CommanderBenjamin ClementBWAS-17931.8.1811 - 4.1812CaptainRobert Forbes (d.1819)BWAS-17934.1812 - 1813CaptainJohn Maxwell (d.1826)BWAS-17931814 - 10.1814CaptainJohn Fordyce MaplesBWAS-179310.1814 - 6.1817CaptainJames Ashley MaudeBWAS-17939.1817 - 1820CaptainHercules Robinson (1789-1864)BWAS-1793

3 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1814 - 3.1814LieutenantThomas Atkinson (d.1864)NBD18491814 - 6.1817First LieutenantJohn Adamson (d.1874)NBD184917.1.1818 - 3.1.1821LieutenantJames Richard BoothNBD1849

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
11.1814 - 10.1820MidshipmanFrederick Moore Boultbee (1798-1876)NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
1181Refitted as a 20 gun Sixth Rate Post Ship
26.9.1806Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
25.12.1806Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
21.5.1807Sailed with a convoy for AfricaBWAS-1793
1808On the Jamaica StationBWAS-1793
8.1811Refitted as a 20 gun Sixth Rate Post Ship
2.6.1813Sailed for the West coast of AfricaBWAS-1793
1814In Ordinary at WoolwichBWAS-1793
6.1814Began small repair at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
10.1814RecommissionedBWAS-1793
10.1814Completed small repair at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
2.1817Refitted as a 26 gun Sixth Rate Post Ship
6.1817Paid offBWAS-1793
9.1817RecommissionedBWAS-1793
9.1817Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
12.1817Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
2.1821Broken up at PortsmouthBWAS-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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