Nominal Guns12BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down4.1812BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardSandwich - Kent BWAS-1793
Ship ClassBold - Modified Confounder ClassBWAS-1793
Designed by William Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
Constructor Robert HillBWAS-1793
Ship TypeGun-brig BWAS-1793
Last Mentioned1870BWAS-1793


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck84' 1"Imperial Feet25.6096 
Length of Keel69' 11"Imperial Feet21.034 
Breadth22' 1 ¼"Imperial Feet6.712 
Depth in Hold11' 0"Imperial Feet3.3528 
Burthen182 494Tons BM 


26.8.1812Broadside Weight = 96 Imperial Pound ( 43.536 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck10 British 18-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
181160Design Complement

2 Ship Commanders

10.1812 - 27.6.1814Commander James Dickinson (d.1815)BWAS-179327.6.1814 - 14.11.1815Lieutenant John Brenton (1782-?)NBD1849

2 Petty Officers

1814 - 1815Master's Mate William Boulton (d.1851)NBD18491814 - 11.2.1815Midshipman George BlandNBD1849

Service History

10.9.1812Began fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1793
4.1819fitting as a survey vessel at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
2.1826Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
12.1827Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
1828Dredger at Port Louis, MauritiusBWAS-1793
2.1.4181Completed fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1793


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