Nominal Guns16BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down7.1788BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardPortsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
Ship ClassHound ClassBWAS-1714
Designed bySir John Henslow (1730-1815)BWAS-1714
Constructor George WhiteBWAS-1714
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Broken Up6.1811BWAS-1714


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck100' 0"Imperial Feet30.48 
Length of Keel82' 8 ¾"Imperial Feet25.0127 
Breadth27' 1"Imperial Feet8.2332 
Depth in Hold13' 0"Imperial Feet3.9624 
Draught Forward8' 1"Imperial Feet2.4638 
Draught Aft11' 8"Imperial Feet3.556 
Burthen323 1694Tons BM 


4.1790Broadside Weight = 48 Imperial Pound ( 21.768 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck16 British 6-Pounder

5.1798Broadside Weight = 24 Imperial Pound ( 10.884 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck8 British 6-Pounder
Gun Deck1 British 13" Mortar
Gun Deck1 British 10" Mortar

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource

17 Ship Commanders

1.4.1790 - 12.4.1790Commander Scory Barker (d.1797) ADM 6/24/21ADM 6/2412.4.1790 - 21.9.1790Commander Velters Cornewall Berkeley (1754-1804) ADM 6/24/21BWAS-179328.9.1790 - 22.11.1790Commander John Ferrier (d.1836) ADM 6/24/71ADM 6/2419.11.1790 - 7.9.1791CommanderThe Hon. William Paget (1769-1794) ADM 6/24/87BWAS-17938.9.1791 - 4.2.1793CommanderThe Hon. William Paget (1769-1794) ADM 6/24/134ADM 6/246.2.1793 - 2.12.1793Commander Frank Sotheron ADM 6/24/204BWAS-17932.12.1793 - 2.10.1795Commander Henry Lidgbird Ball (1756-1818) ADM 6/24/287BWAS-17932.10.1795 - 7.1797Commander Henry Evans ADM 6/25/91BWAS-17935.1798 - 11.1798Commander Charles Lydiard (d.1807)BWAS-179330.11.1798 - 7.1801Commander Richard Curry (1772-?)BWAS-179314.7.1801 - 30.10.1801Lieutenant Frederick Whitworth William Aylmer (1777-1858) Discharged ADM 196/3/3NBD18494.1803 - 1804Commander Frederick LangfordBWAS-17931804 - 11.1804Captain John Browning EdwardsBWAS-179311.1804 - 3.1805Commander John Robert LeaBWAS-17933.1805 - 2.1806Commander Robert PearsonBWAS-17932.1806 - 6.1806Commander Thomas Searle (1777-1849)BWAS-17931807 - 1809Commander John Sanderson Gibson (c.1774-1831)BWAS-1793

1 Commissioned Officer

22.4.1808 - 1808Lieutenant Mark Anthony (d.1867)NBD1849

Service History

23.4.1805Action of 1805-04-23


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