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Nominal Guns18BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered12.7.1805BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down11.1805BWAS-1793
Launched30.8.1806BWAS-1793
First Commissioned10.1806BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardGreat Yarmouth - Norfolk BWAS-1793
Ship ClassCormorant Class - revived (1805)BWAS-1793
Designed by
Sir John HenslowBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1761-1784
BWAS-1793
Constructor
John PrestonBritish
Ship Builder
BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloopBWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Broken Up12.1820BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck108' 8"Imperial Feet32.9438 
Length of Keel91' 1 ⅝"Imperial Feet27.7527 
Breadth29' 7"Imperial Feet8.859 
Depth in Hold9' 0"Imperial Feet2.7432 
Draught Forward7' 10"Imperial Feet2.1336 
Draught Aft10' 6"Imperial Feet3.2004 
Burthen424 2394Tons BM 

Armament


30.8.1806Broadside Weight = 334 Imperial Pound ( 151.469 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck16 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck6 British 18-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 18-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1793125Design Complement

6 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
10.1806 - 22.8.1809Commander
John DavieBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1818
BWAS-1793
22.8.1809 - 1811Commander
John CarterBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1805-1815
BWAS-1793
1812 - 6.1812Captain
Thomas UssherBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1846
BWAS-1793
6.1812 - 11.1812Captain
William HamiltonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1781-1812
BWAS-1793
11.1812 - 22.1.1813Captain
John Lampen ManleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1802-1814
BWAS-1793
22.1.1813 - 1818Captain
Alexander Renton SharpeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1806-1818
BWAS-1793

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
19.12.1810 - 26.8.1811Lieutenant
William WalfordBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1802-1846
NBD1849
11.1814 - 10.10.1815Lieutenant
Jacon Ley YoungBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1803-1847
NBD1849

5 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1.1809 - 5.1811Midshipman
James Richard BoothBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1805-1846
NBD1849
7.1811 - 1811Midshipman
Charles BlatchleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1809-1834
NBD1849
1.1815 - 9.1815Midshipman
John BrothersBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1807-1818
NBD1849
11.1815 - 1818Midshipman
Alexander BrownBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1812-1828
NBD1849
3.1817 - 13.7.1819Midshipman
Robert Ross AchmutyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1808-1821
NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
13.9.1806Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
21.11.1806Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
15.2.1808Sailed for South AmericaBWAS-1793
5.1811Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
7.1811Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
1812Refitted as a 20 gun Sixth Rate Post Ship
9.3.1812Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1793
29.4.1812Attack on Malaga
29.4.1812Took the Privateer
Intrepido (10) 1812-1812
Neapolitan 10 Gun
Privateer
at Malaga

29.4.1812Took the Privateer
Napoleone (10) 1812-1812
Neapolitan 10 Gun
Privateer
at Malaga

1817Sailed to BrazilBWAS-1793
12.1820Broken up at DeptfordBWAS-1793

 

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