Nominal Guns22BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyDanish Sixth Rate corvette 'Fylla' (1802) (20)
ShipyardCopenhagen BWAS-1793
Designed byF C H HohlenbergBWAS-1793
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypePost Ship


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck115' 11"Imperial Feet35.0537 
Length of Keel94' 4 ⅞"Imperial Feet28.6734 
Moulded Breadth29' 8 ½"Imperial Feet8.8519 
Breadth (inside Planking)30' 3 ½"Imperial Feet9.1567 
Depth in Hold7' 2"Imperial Feet2.1844 
Burthen460 7294Tons BM 


3.1808Broadside Weight = 294 Imperial Pound ( 133.329 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck18 British 32-Pound Carronade
Upper Gun Deck2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
3.1808140 BWAS-1793

3 Commanding Officers

3.1808 - 1811CaptainSir Edward Rodney (d.1828)BWAS-17931812 - 5.1813CaptainHenry PrescottBWAS-17935.1813 - 6.1814CaptainWilliam ShepheardBWAS-1793

1 Flag Officer

5.1813 - 1814Rear-Admiral of the RedWilliam Hargood (1762-1839)BWAS-1793

Service History

8.11.1807Arrived at ChathamBWAS-1793
4.1808Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard BWAS-1793
7.1808Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard BWAS-1793
21.1.1809Sailed with a convoy for JamaicaBWAS-1793
1810In the Channel IslandsBWAS-1793
30.1.1814Took the Privateer L'Inconnu (14)


BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook

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Posted by AvM on Monday 4th of March 2019 19:15

She was sold at Sheerness

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