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Nominal Guns16BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered17.4.1780BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down6.1780BWAS-1714
Named15.6.1780BWAS-1714
Launched29.4.1782BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardWivenhoe - Essex BWAS-1714
ConstructorMoses GameBWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeSloop
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Sold2.1802BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck97' 2 ½"Imperial Feet29.5783 
Length of Keel80' 5 ¾"Imperial Feet24.4031 
Breadth26' 11 ¼"Imperial Feet7.9312 
Depth in Hold13' 3 ½"Imperial Feet3.9751 
Burthen310 4794Tons BM 

Armament


3.1782Broadside Weight = 51 Imperial Pound ( 23.1288 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck16 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck8 British 1/2-Pound Swivel
Forecastle4 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
4.1782125 BWAS-1714
1794121 BWAS-1714

9 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
21.3.1782 - 30.5.1783CommanderWilliam Heath ADM 6/22/428BWAS-171411.1.1788 - 12.3.1791CommanderAlexander Mackay (d.1812) ADM 6/23/446BWAS-171412.3.1791 - 7.6.1792CommanderJames Lecky ADM 6/24/110BWAS-17141.5.1793 - 23.10.1794CommanderWyndham Bryer (d.1794)† ADM 6/24/234BWAS-171423.10.1794 - 6.1795CommanderJohn CookeBWAS-17146.1795 - 12.1795CommanderRobert Waller Otway (1770-1846)BWAS-17149.1796 - 14.2.1800CommanderCharles Lock (d.1800)BWAS-171414.2.1800 - 2.1801CommanderGeorge Sayer (d.1846)BWAS-171414.2.1801 - 28.4.1802CommanderRobert Howe Bromley (1778-1857)BWAS-1714

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
21.1.1798 - 1798LieutenantRobert Howe Bromley (1778-1857)NBD1849

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
23.4.1798 - 12.17991st Class VolunteerGeorge Stanway BourneNBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
6.1780Began building at Wivenhoe - Essex BWAS-1714
29.4.1782Completed building at Wivenhoe - Essex at a cost of £6634.2.2dBWAS-1714
21.5.1782Began coppering and fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1714
21.7.1782Completed coppering and fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1714
5.1783RecommissionedBWAS-1714
10.1787Paid offBWAS-1714
1.1788Recommissioned for Southwest ScotlandBWAS-1714
3.1793Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
6.1793Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £3426.0.0dBWAS-1714
26.12.1793Sailed for the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1714
12.1795Paid offBWAS-1714
1.1796Began fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
9.1796RecommissionedBWAS-1714
11.1796Completed fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £8464.0.0dBWAS-1714
5.1797Nore mutinyBWAS-1714
2.1802Sold at SheernessBWAS-1714


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
 

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