Nominal Guns16BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardBlackwall - London BWAS-1793
Ship ClassFly ClassBWAS-1793
Designed bySir John Henslow (1730-1815)BWAS-1793
Constructor William WallisBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1793


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck96' 4"Imperial Feet29.2777 
Length of Keel79' 9"Imperial Feet24.1046 
Breadth25' 11 ½"Imperial Feet7.6327 
Depth in Hold11' 6"Imperial Feet3.5052 
Draught Forward7' 5"Imperial Feet2.2606 
Draught Aft10' 10"Imperial Feet3.048 
Burthen285 7994Tons BM 


17.7.1806Broadside Weight = 174 Imperial Pound ( 78.909 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck14 British 24-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1.180594Design Complement

5 Ship Commanders

7.1806 - 6.1807Commander Edward Wallis HoareBWAS-17936.1807 - 10.1809Commander Alexander Innes (d.1839)BWAS-179310.1809 - 29.4.1812Commander James Lilburne (d.1812)BWAS-179329.4.1812 - 12.10.1813Commander Thomas Ball ClowesBWAS-179312.10.1813 - 21.11.1813Commander William John Napier (d.1835)BWAS-1793

Service History

17.7.1806Began fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
6.8.1806Completed fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
17.10.1806Sailed with an African convoyBWAS-1793
6.1807Recommissioned on the Irish StationBWAS-1793
24.3.1811Attack on the Amazone
7.9.1811Action off Calvados
29.4.1812Attack on Malaga
21.11.1813Wrecked off BarcelonaBWAS-1793

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