Nominal Guns16BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down9.1791BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
Ship ClassHawk ClassBWAS-1714
Designed bySir John Henslow (1730-1815)BWAS-1714
ConstructorMartin Ware (d.1801)BWAS-1714
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Broken Up5.1803BWAS-1714


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck100' 0"Imperial Feet30.48 
Length of Keel81' 11 ¾"Imperial Feet24.7079 
Breadth27' 6"Imperial Feet8.2514 
Depth in Hold13' 6"Imperial Feet4.0132 
Burthen329 7294Tons BM 


24.7.1793Broadside Weight = 51.5 Imperial Pound ( 23.3556 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck16 British 6-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck14 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
9.12.1790125Design Complement

1 Commanding Officer

3.8.1793 - 2.4.1794CommanderRobert Barton ADM 6/24/258ADM 6/24


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Posted by Jan on Friday 28th of June 2019 14:08

The Charles Jackson will dated 28 Mar 1803 (pr 16 Aug 1805) calls himself late Master of his Majesty's sloop the Viper and now Master of his Majesty's sloop the Hawke.
Wife Mary resided Newcastle upon Tyne, Durham.

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