Harlequin

4617
Nominal Guns16BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered2.11.1812BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down2.1813BWAS-1793
Launched15.7.1813BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardIpswich - Suffolk BWAS-1793
Ship ClassCruizer ClassBWAS-1793
Designed byWilliam Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
ConstructorJabez BaileyBWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1793
Sold4.9.1829BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck100' 2"Imperial Feet30.5308 
Length of Keel77' 4 ½"Imperial Feet23.4823 
Breadth30' 7"Imperial Feet9.3218 
Depth in Hold12' 11 ½"Imperial Feet3.6703 
Draught Forward7' 6"Imperial Feet2.286 
Draught Aft11' 6"Imperial Feet3.5052 
Burthen384 9094Tons BM 

Armament


15.7.1813Broadside Weight = 262 Imperial Pound ( 118.817 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck16 British 32-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1797121Design Complement

7 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
11.1813 - 11.1815CommanderWilliam Kempthorne (d.1835)BWAS-17931818 - 17.7.1819CommanderAlexander Barclay Branch (1784-?)BWAS-179317.7.1819 - 6.1822CommanderCharles Christopher ParkerBWAS-17936.1822 - 24.10.1824CommanderJohn Weeks (d.1824)BWAS-179311.1824 - 1825CommanderSir James ScottBWAS-17938.1826 - 4.1827CommanderWilliams Sandom (1785-1858)BWAS-17934.1827 - 1829CommanderCharles ElliotBWAS-1793

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
28.4.1827 - 7.1827LieutenantWheatley Byass (1796-?)NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
31.7.1813Began fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1793
11.1813Commissioned for the ChannelBWAS-1793
17.4.1814Completed fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1793
11.1815Laid up at PlymouthBWAS-1793
2.1817Refitted as a 18 gun Unrated  
2.1818Recommissioned for QueenstownBWAS-1793
3.1818Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
4.1818Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
7.1825Refitted as a 18 gun Unrated  
7.1825Began Rerigged and fitted at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
10.1825Completed Rerigged and fitted at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
8.1826Recommissioned for JamaicaBWAS-1793
4.9.1829Sold at Jamaica for £403BWAS-1793


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
 

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