Glommen -> 1808 Britomart -> 1809 Glommen

Nominal Guns16BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyBritish sloop 'Glommen' (1807) (16)
ShipyardCopenhagen - Zealand BWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1793


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck94' 2 ½"Imperial Feet28.6639 
Length of Keel77' 5 ⅝"Imperial Feet23.4855 
Breadth27' 1 ½"Imperial Feet8.2423 
Depth in Hold10' 6"Imperial Feet3.2004 
Burthen303 1794Tons BM 


5.1808Broadside Weight = 198 Imperial Pound ( 89.793 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck16 British 24-Pound Carronade
Upper Gun Deck2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
5.1808100 BWAS-1793

1 Commanding Officer

5.1808 - 24.10.1809CommanderCharles PickfordBWAS-1793

2 Commissioned Officers

1809LieutenantJohn Alexander (d.1857)NL18658.5.1809 - 9.3.1810LieutenantGeorge William BrownNBD1849

1 Petty Officer

5.1808 - 1809MidshipmanGeorge Hubert Rye (1782-1854)NBD1849

Service History

21.1.1808Renamed BritomartBWAS-1793
3.1808Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
7.1808Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
1809Renamed GlommenBWAS-1793
2.1809Began repairs at Northfleet - Kent BWAS-1793
4.1809Completed repairs at Northfleet - Kent BWAS-1793
24.10.1809Bilged and sank in Carlisle Bay, Bridgetown, BarbadosBWAS-1793


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