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4705
Nominal Guns16BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Purchased7.1803BWAS-1793
First Commissioned8.1803BWAS-1793
ShipyardWhitby - Yorkshire BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Sold24.3.1810BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck107' 0"Imperial Feet32.6136 
Length of Gundeck84' 3"Imperial Feet25.6223 
Breadth27' 6"Imperial Feet8.2514 
Depth in Hold12' 9"Imperial Feet3.7719 
Burthen339Tons BM 

Armament


7.1803Broadside Weight = 174 Imperial Pound ( 78.909 kg)B028
Gun Deck14 British 24-Pound Carronade
Gun Deck2 British 6-Pounder

7.1803Broadside Weight = 174 Imperial Pound ( 78.909 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck14 British 24-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
8.1803100 BWAS-1793

5 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
8.1803 - 4.1804CommanderJohn Astley BennettBWAS-17934.1804 - 1.1805CommanderJohn DavieBWAS-17931.1805 - 1806CommanderJoseph WestbeachBWAS-179310.1806 - 11.1806CommanderPeter Rye (d.1851)BWAS-179311.1806 - 1809CommanderEdward Reynolds SiblyBWAS-1793

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1805LieutenantSamuel Bromley (d.1845)NBD184930.8.1807 - 20.8.1808LieutenantCharles BowenBWAS-1714

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
10.9.1803 - 7.3.1804MasterAlexander Pyper (d.1826)ADM29-1

Service History


DateEventSource
28.7.1803Began fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
4.10.1803Completed fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
9.1805Began fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1793
11.1805Completed fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1793
4.1809Refitted as a 8 gun Unrated Storeship
4.1809Began fitted as a storeship at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
6.1809Completed fitted as a storeship at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
24.3.1810Sold at DeptfordBWAS-1793


Notes on Ship


OriginBWAS-1793
Mercantile Majestic built at Whitby in 1801

 

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