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Nominal Guns4BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered23.6.1803BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down1803BWAS-1793
Launched1804BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardBermuda - North Atlantic Ocean BWAS-1793
Ship ClassBallahoo Class (1803)BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSchoonerBWAS-1793
Wrecked21.10.1811BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck55' 2"Imperial Feet16.7742 
Length of Keel40' 10 ½"Imperial Feet12.2047 
Breadth18' 0"Imperial Feet5.4864 
Depth in Hold9' 0"Imperial Feet2.7432 
Burthen70 4194Tons BM 

Armament


1804Broadside Weight = 24 Imperial Pound ( 10.884 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck4 British 12-Pound Carronade

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
180322Design Complement

4 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
10.10.1804 - 1807Lieutenant
Provo Featherstone HughesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1804-1807
BWAS-1793
1807 - 1809Lieutenant
Charles FitchBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1807-1810
BWAS-1793
1809 - 12.8.1809Acting Lieutenant
James AtkinsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1797-1811
NBD1849
12.8.1809 - 21.10.1811Lieutenant
James AtkinsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1797-1811
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Service History


DateEventSource
21.10.1811Wrecked on a reef off GuadaloupeBWAS-1793

 

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