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Nominal Guns16BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Purchased8.1803BWAS-1793
First Commissioned9.1803BWAS-1793
ShipyardColchester - Essex BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Sold25.6.1810BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck96' 5"Imperial Feet29.282 
Length of Keel74' 6"Imperial Feet22.5933 
Breadth25' 1"Imperial Feet7.6251 
Depth in Hold10' 6"Imperial Feet3.2004 
Burthen249 3194Tons BM 

Armament


9.1803Broadside Weight = 168 Imperial Pound ( 76.188 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck14 British 24-Pound Carronade

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
9.180380 BWAS-1793

4 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
22.9.1803 - 4.6.1804CommanderEdward James Mitchell (d.1806)BWAS-17935.1804CommanderHenry Samuel ButtBWAS-17935.1804 - 4.1805CommanderEdward KillwickBWAS-17938.4.1805 - 10.10.1805CommanderBrian HodgsonBWAS-1793

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
28.11.1804 - 18.4.1805LieutenantWilliam Hill (1779-?)NAO

Service History


DateEventSource
5.9.1803Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
10.11.1803Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
16.5.1804Attack on Ver Huell's squadron


Notes on Ship


OriginBWAS-1793
Mercantile Amity built near Colchester in 1801

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
NAOThe National Archive - Trafalgar AncestorsVariousWeb Site
 

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