Nominal Guns16BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench brig-corvette 'La Nisus' (1805) (16)
ShipyardGranville - Normandy BWAS-1714
Ship ClassPalinure ClassBWAS-1714
Designed byFrançois Timothée Benjamin Pestel (1763-1828)BWAS-1714
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1793


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck98' 8 ⅝"Imperial Feet29.8863 
Length of Keel78' 3 ½"Imperial Feet23.7871 
Breadth28' 4 ¾"Imperial Feet8.5535 
Depth in Hold13' 10"Imperial Feet3.9624 
Burthen335 1494Tons BM 


1810Broadside 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
1810100 BWAS-1793

5 Commanding Officers

1810 - 8.1810CommanderMichael HeadBWAS-179312.1810 - 7.1.1812CommanderJoseph Swabey TetleyBWAS-17937.1.1812 - 1813CommanderArthur Stow (d.1820)BWAS-17931813 - 4.1814CommanderCharles HoleBWAS-17934.1814 - 8.1814LieutenantCharles PengellyBWAS-1793

Service History

23.8.1810Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
23.1.1811Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
27.6.1811Action of 1811-06-27
25.10.1811Took the Privateer La Sirène (6) in the Mediterranean
8.1814Paid offBWAS-1793
3.11.1814Sold at Plymouth for £930BWAS-1793


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