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Nominal Guns18B028
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered12.7.1805BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down12.1805BWAS-1793
Launched27.12.1806B028
How acquiredBuilt by ContractB028
ShipyardCorney & Carver's Yard - Littlehampton B028
Ship ClassCormorant Class - revived
Designed bySir John Henslow (1730-1815)BWAS-1793
Constructor Carver and CorneyB028
CategoryUnratedB028
Ship TypeSloop
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Broken Up9.9.1817B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck108' 10"Imperial Feet32.9184 
Length of Keel90' 11 /12"Imperial Feet27.4341 
Breadth29' 9 ½"Imperial Feet8.8519 
Depth in Hold8' 11 ½"Imperial Feet2.4511 
Draught Forward7' 9"Imperial Feet2.3622 
Draught Aft10' 9"Imperial Feet3.2766 
Burthen429 3894Tons BM 

Armament


27.12.1806Broadside Weight = 120 Imperial Pound ( 54.42 kg)B028
Gun Deck8 British 18-Pound Carronade
Gun Deck16 British 6-Pounder

27.12.1806Broadside Weight = 334 Imperial Pound ( 151.469 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck16 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck6 British 18-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 18-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
12.1806121EstablishmentBWAS-1793

4 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
3.1807 - 1.1808CommanderGeorge HonyBWAS-17931.1808 - 1.8.1811CommanderGeorge JacksonBWAS-17931.8.1811 - 5.1813CaptainGeorge JacksonBWAS-17935.1813 - 1815CaptainClement Milward (1776-1857)BWAS-1793

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
3.1807 - 1809First LieutenantWalter ForemanW00528.3.1812 - 27.11.1812LieutenantThomas Bushby (d.1865)NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
14.1.1807Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
1.4.1807Completed at PortsmouthBWAS-1793
1.4.1807Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
18.5.1807Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1793
11.11.1807Took the Privateer Le César (4) in the Mediterranean
8.1810Refitted as a 20 gun Sixth Rate Post Ship
4.7.1812Sailed for JamaicaBWAS-1793
1814At Halifax, NSBWAS-1793
2.1817Refitted as a 24 gun Sixth Rate Post Ship
9.9.1817Broken up at ChathamBWAS-1793


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
B028Ships of the Royal Navy - Volume IJ. J. ColledgeBook
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
W005Naval History of Great Britain Volume 2 from 1793 to the accession of Georges IVWilliam JamesWeb Site
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
 

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