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Nominal Guns22BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Purchased1798BWAS-1793
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeArmed Vessel BWAS-1793
Sold6.1802BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck100' 0"Imperial Feet30.48 
Length of Keel77' 8"Imperial Feet23.4986 
Breadth28' 5"Imperial Feet8.5503 
Depth in Hold11' 0"Imperial Feet3.3528 
Burthen331Tons BM 

Armament


5.1798Broadside Weight = 268 Imperial Pound ( 121.538 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck16 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 12-Pound Carronade

4 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
30.5.1798 - 1799CommanderHenry Vansittart (1777-1843)BWAS-17931799 - 11.1799CommanderJeffery RaigersfeldBWAS-179311.1799 - 1.1.1801CommanderDavid GilmourBWAS-17931.1.1801 - 1802CommanderJames WatsonBWAS-1793

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1.11.1798 - 2.8.1799MasterJohn W TrotterADM29-1

Service History


DateEventSource
1798Purchased at Unknown at a cost of £2900.0.0dBWAS-1793
27.4.1798Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
23.5.1798Refitted as a 18 gun Unrated Unknown
24.5.1798Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £2975.0.0dBWAS-1793
24.5.1798Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
6.8.1798Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £3149.0.0dBWAS-1793

 

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