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Hazard

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Nominal Guns16BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered18.2.1793BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down5.1793BWAS-1793
Launched3.3.1794BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardFrindsbury - Kent BWAS-1793
Ship ClassCormorant ClassBWAS-1793
Designed by
Sir John HenslowBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1761-1784
BWAS-1793
Constructor
Josiah and Thomas BrindleyBritish
Ship Builder
BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Sold30.10.1817BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck108' 4 ¾"Imperial Feet32.9375 
Length of Keel90' 6 ¼"Imperial Feet27.4384 
Breadth29' 9"Imperial Feet8.8646 
Depth in Hold9' 0"Imperial Feet2.7432 
Draught Forward7' 0"Imperial Feet2.1336 
Draught Aft11' 0"Imperial Feet3.3528 
Burthen425Tons BM 

Armament


3.3.1794Broadside Weight = 51 Imperial Pound ( 23.1288 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck16 British 6-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck12 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1793125Design Complement

9 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
10.4.1794 - 1795Commander
John LoringBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1779-1803
ADM 6/25/28
BWAS-1793
1795 - 30.4.1796Commander
Robert Dudley OliverBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1814
BWAS-1793
30.4.1796 - 7.1798Commander
Alexander RuddachBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1781-1798
BWAS-1793
7.1798 - 1801Commander
William ButterfieldBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1837
BWAS-1793
6.1802 - 2.1806Commander
Robert Jenner NeveBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1796-1806
BWAS-1793
2.1806 - 1808Commander
Charles DilkesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1805-1815
BWAS-1793
1.1809 - 18.12.1809Commander
Hugh CameronBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1799-1809
BWAS-1793
18.12.1809 - 16.10.1810Commander
William ElliotBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1781-1823
BWAS-1793
12.1810 - 1815Commander
John CookesleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1799-1818
BWAS-1793

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
17.3.1806 - 12.1807Lieutenant
Charles CrowdyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1799-1834
NBD1849
24.10.1812 - 22.8.1814Lieutenant
John BendysheBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1805-1819
NBD1849

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1802 - 1803Midshipman
George Guy BurtonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1797-1846
NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
5.1793Began building at Frindsbury - Kent BWAS-1793
3.3.1794Completed building at Frindsbury - Kent at a cost of £4618.0.0dBWAS-1793
3.3.1794Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
8.6.1794Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £4117.0.0dBWAS-1793
16.7.1796Took the Privateer
Le Terrible (14) 1796-1796
French 14 Gun
Privateer
off Cape Clear

21.12.1796Took the Corvette
La Musette (18) 1793-1796
French 18 Gun
Privateer Corvette
off the Irish coast

1.1.1797Took the Sloop
Musette (18) 1796-1806
British 18 Gun
Unrated Sloop
off the Irish coast

1.4.1797Took the Brig
Le Hardi (18) 1797-1797
French 18 Gun
Privateer Brig
off the Irish coast
BG
12.8.1798Took the Privateer
Le Neptune (20) 1798-1798
French 20 Gun
Privateer
off the Irish coast

19.3.1799

Arrived at Portsmouth from Ireland

TNC
6.1802RecommissionedBWAS-1793
6.1802Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
8.1802Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
16.11.1807Sailed for the West IndiesBWAS-1793
21.1.1809Capture of the Topaze
28.1.1809Capture of Martinique
14.4.1809Capture of the d'Hautpoult
17.10.1809Attack at Marie Galante
15.6.1810Sailed for NewfoundlandBWAS-1793
23.3.1811Sailed for NewfoundlandBWAS-1793
30.10.1817Sold to Mr. Spratley at Portsmouth for £1,010BWAS-1793

 

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Posted by Tim Oakley on Tuesday 10th of March 2020 19:33

18 Jul 1801 Hazard16 sloop Commander William Butterfield a Court Martial was held on board the Gladiator, in Portsmouth on harbour on Lieutenant John Alexander Douglass, of his Majesty's sloop Hazard, for absenting himself from the said ship without leave. The charge being proved, he was sentenced to be dismissed his Majesty's Service.

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