Hope

4767
Nominal Guns14BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyDutch brig 'Star' (1788) (14)
Named29.12.1795BWAS-1793
Captured18.8.1795BWAS-1793
First Commissioned2.1796
ShipyardVlissingen BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop
Sailing RigBrig
Sold1807BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck77' 0"Imperial Feet23.4696 
Length of Keelc69' 0"Imperial Feet 
Breadth24' 6"Imperial Feet7.3533 
Depth in Hold14' 1"Imperial Feet4.2736 
Burthen220Tons BM 

Armament


2.1796Broadside Weight = 28 Imperial Pound ( 12.698 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck14 British 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
2.179660 BWAS-1793

7 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
2.1796 - 3.1796LieutenantJames TurnerBWAS-17933.1796 - 22.12.1796CommanderEdward RamageBWAS-179322.12.1796 - 27.12.1796CommanderThomas Alexander (d.1843)BWAS-17932.1797 - 5.1797LieutenantWilliam Granger (d.1848)BWAS-17935.1797 - 3.1798CommanderJohn Watts (d.1801)BWAS-17933.1798 - 6.12.1798CommanderAugustus Brine (1769-1840)BWAS-17936.12.1798 - 2.1800CommanderAugustus Brine (1769-1840)BWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
2.1796Commissioned at the Cape of Good HopeBWAS-1793
17.8.1796In Saldhana BayBWAS-1793
2.1800Paid off (At the Cape of Good Hope?)BWAS-1793
7.1800

Having been condemned as unfit, the ship was hauled ashore opposite the Custom House, for use as an occasional store by the Government and to be used as sleeping accomodation by working parties from ships whilst ashore

Cape Town
ref:1243


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
ref:1243The Cape Town gazette and African advertiser. 1800/1801 Newspaper
 

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