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Nominal Guns18BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Acquired5.1801BWAS-1793
First Commissioned7.1801BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurchased on the StocksBWAS-1793
ShipyardKing's Boatbuilders - Dover BWAS-1793
Designed by
Thomas KingBritish
Ship Builder
Service 1739-1815
BWAS-1793
Constructor
Thomas KingBritish
Ship Builder
Service 1739-1815
BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloopBWAS-1793
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1793
Broken Up1809BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck90' 8"Imperial Feet27.6352 
Length of Keel71' 8 ½"Imperial Feet21.6535 
Breadth28' 6"Imperial Feet8.5535 
Burthen308 7694Tons BM 

Armament


7.1801Broadside Weight = 66 Imperial Pound ( 29.931 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck2 British 24-Pound Carronade
Gun Deck14 British 6-Pounder

4 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
7.1801 - 10.1802Commander
George JonesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1898
BWAS-1793
10.1802 - 1808Commander
Samuel Hood InglefieldBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1798-1811
BWAS-1793
1808Commander
Francis George DickinsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1803-1814
BWAS-1793
1808 - 1809Commander
William SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1752-1809
BWAS-1793

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
14.7.1801 - 1803Midshipman
Mark AnthonyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1801-1818
NBD1849

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
10.1802 - 3.18071st Class Volunteer
John BarnesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1802-1841
NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
18.6.1801Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
26.7.1801Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £1583.0.0dBWAS-1793
6.1802Sailed for JamaicaBWAS-1793
10.6.1804Took the Privateer
La Liberté (1) 1804-1804
French 1 Gun
Privateer
on the Jamaica Station

1805Took the Privateer
Santa Rosa (3) 1805-1805
Spanish 3 Gun
Privateer
on the Jamaica Station

21.9.1806Took the Privateer
San Josef y Animas (1) 1806-1806
Spanish 1 Gun
Privateer
on the Jamaica Station

25.1.1807Took the Privateer
Isabella (3) 1807-1807
Spanish 3 Gun
Privateer
on the Jamaica Station

28.7.1807Took the Privateer
L'Espérance 1807-1807
French Privateer
on the Jamaica Station

19.7.1809Docked at Sheerness to be broken upBWAS-1793

 

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