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4815
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 King (1739-1815)BWAS-1793
Constructor Thomas King (1739-1815)BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-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 JonesBWAS-179310.1802 - 1808Commander Samuel Hood Inglefield (1783-1847)BWAS-17931808Commander Francis George DickinsBWAS-17931808 - 1809Commander William Smith (c.1727-1814)BWAS-1793

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
14.7.1801 - 1803Midshipman Mark Anthony (d.1867)NBD1849

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
10.1802 - 3.18071st Class Volunteer John BarnesNBD1849

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) on the Jamaica Station
1805Took the Privateer Santa Rosa (3) on the Jamaica Station
21.9.1806Took the Privateer San Josef y Animas (1) on the Jamaica Station
25.1.1807Took the Privateer Isabella (3) on the Jamaica Station
28.7.1807Took the Privateer L'Espérance on the Jamaica Station
19.7.1809Docked at Sheerness to be broken upBWAS-1793

 

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