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Griffin

4562
Griffon
Nominal Guns16BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Previously
Captured11.5.1808BWAS-1793
ShipyardRochefort - Aunis BWAS-1793
Ship ClassPalinure Class (1803)BWAS-1793
Designed by
François Timothée Benjamin PestelFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1793-1821
BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloopBWAS-1793
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1793
Sold11.3.1819BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck92' 6"Imperial Feet28.1178 
Length of Keel80' 10"Imperial Feet24.384 
Breadth29' 4"Imperial Feet8.8505 
Depth in Hold8' 2"Imperial Feet2.4892 
Burthen368Tons BM 

Armament


6.1808Broadside 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
6.1808100 BWAS-1793

6 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
6.1808 - 12.1808Lieutenant
Henry Spark JonesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1801-1809
BWAS-1793
11.1811 - 1.2.1812Commander
John TancockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1799-1818
BWAS-1793
2.1812 - 7.6.1814Commander
George Barne TrollopeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1795-1847
BWAS-1793
7.6.1814 - 5.1816Commander
George HewsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1795-1847
BWAS-1793
5.1816 - 9.1816Commander
James Arthur MurrayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1809-1818
BWAS-1793
9.1816Lieutenant
William ElliottBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1802-1816
BWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
6.1808Commissioned in JamaicaBWAS-1793
10.10.1809Arrived at SheernessBWAS-1793
2.1810Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
11.1811RecommissionedBWAS-1793
12.1811Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
27.3.1812Action off Dieppe
11.3.1819Sold at Deptford to Hill & Co. for £1,400BWAS-1793

 

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