Hecate

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Nominal Guns16BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered5.11.1808BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down12.1808BWAS-1793
Launched30.5.1809BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardUpnor - Kent BWAS-1793
Ship ClassCruizer ClassBWAS-1793
Designed byWilliam Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
ConstructorThomas King (1739-1815)BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1793
Sold30.10.1817BWAS-1793
BecomesChilean brig 'Galvarino' (1818) (16)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck100' 2"Imperial Feet30.5308 
Length of Keel77' 4"Imperial Feet23.4841 
Breadth30' 7"Imperial Feet9.3218 
Depth in Hold12' 9"Imperial Feet3.7719 
Draught Forward6' 9"Imperial Feet2.0574 
Draught Aft11' 3"Imperial Feet3.429 
Burthen384 7094Tons BM 

Armament


30.5.1809Broadside 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

8 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
7.1809 - 12.10.1809CommanderWilliam BuchananBWAS-179312.10.1809 - 16.10.1810CommanderEdward Wallis HoareBWAS-179316.10.1810 - 1811LieutenantGeorge RennieBWAS-17931811 - 24.4.1811CommanderThomas Graham (d.1822)BWAS-179311.7.1811 - 7.8.1812CommanderHenry John PeacheyBWAS-17937.8.1812 - 4.2.1814CommanderWilliam CaseBWAS-17934.2.1814 - 19.5.1815CaptainJohn Allen (1789-1857)NBD184920.11.1815 - 1816CommanderJohn ReynoldsBWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
30.5.1809Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
23.9.1809Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
31.10.1809Sailed for the East IndiesBWAS-1793
29.11.1810Capture of Mauritius
30.10.1817Sold to Mr. Parkin for £860 and thence to the Chilieans.BWAS-1793

 

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