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Nominal Guns16BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Acquired3.1800BWAS-1793
First Commissioned4.1800BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurchased on the StocksBWAS-1793
ShipyardKing's Boatbuilders - Dover BWAS-1793
Designed by
Thomas KingBritish
Ship Builder
Service 1739-1815
BWAS-1793
Constructor
Thomas KingBritish
Ship Builder
Service 1739-1815
BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloopBWAS-1793
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1793
Sold21.7.1814BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck88' 7"Imperial Feet26.8446 
Length of Keel69' 0"Imperial Feet21.0312 
Breadth28' 1 ½"Imperial Feet8.5471 
Depth in Hold12' 6"Imperial Feet3.7338 
Burthen290 2994Tons BM 

Armament


4.1800Broadside Weight = 132 Imperial Pound ( 59.862 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck14 British 18-Pound Carronade
Gun Deck2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
4.180086 BWAS-1793

7 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
4.1800 - 29.4.1802Commander
Isaac CotgraveBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1780-1802
BWAS-1793
7.1802 - 1805Commander
Edward BassBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1810
BWAS-1793
15.7.1806 - 20.11.1806Commander
Charles Philip Butler BatemanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1910
Discharged ADM 196/3/80
BWAS-1793
1807 - 1809Commander
James StevensonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1798-1812
BWAS-1793
1.2.1812 - 4.1812Commander
William StyleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1804-1812
BWAS-1793
4.1812 - 5.1812Commander
William FerrieBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1800-1812
BWAS-1793
5.1812 - 1813Commander
John PorteousBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1806-1814
BWAS-1793

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
7.7.1808 - 4.11.1810First Lieutenant
John Donaldson BoswallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1799-1846
NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
31.3.1800Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
6.7.1800Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £2083.0.0dBWAS-1793
28.3.1801Took the Lugger
La Vengeance (14) 1801-1801
French 14 Gun
Privateer Lugger
off the Downs
BG
6.1803Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
7.1803Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
4.1.1807Sailed for LisbonBWAS-1793
3.1808Began fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1793
7.1808RecommissionedBWAS-1793
8.1808Completed fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1793
1.12.1808Sailed with a convoy for GibraltarBWAS-1793
1813In Ordinary at SheernessBWAS-1793
21.7.1814Sold at Sheerness for £770BWAS-1793

 

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