Lee

5071
Nominal Guns20BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered18.11.1812BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down3.1813BWAS-1793
Launched24.1.1814BWAS-1793
First Commissioned1.1815BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardFrindsbury - Kent BWAS-1793
Ship ClassCyrus ClassBWAS-1793
Designed byWilliam Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
ConstructorJosiah and Thomas BrindleyBWAS-1793
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypePost Ship BWAS-1793
Broken Up5.1822BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck115' 7"Imperial Feet35.0639 
Length of Gundeck115' 6"Imperial Feet35.0622 
Length of Keel96' 11 ¼"Imperial Feet29.2672 
Length of Keel97' 2"Imperial Feet29.5729 
Breadth29' 11 ½"Imperial Feet8.8519 
Breadth29' 10"Imperial Feet8.8392 
Depth in Hold8' 6"Imperial Feet2.5908 
Burthen462 7394Tons BM 
Burthen454 8094Tons BM 

Armament


24.1.1814Broadside Weight = 326 Imperial Pound ( 147.841 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck20 British 32-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
27.11.1812135Design Complement

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1.1815 - 8.1815CaptainJames John Gordon Bremer (1786-1850)BWAS-17938.1815 - 1817CaptainJohn PascoeBWAS-17931817 - 9.1818CommanderStewart Blacker (1785-?)BWAS-1793

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
13.12.1817 - 31.1.1821LieutenantThomas Robert BrigstockeNBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
24.1.1814Began fitting for ordinary at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
19.2.1814Completed fitting for ordinary at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
12.1814Began fitting for sea at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
1.1815Completed fitting for sea at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
3.1815Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
4.1815Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
2.1817Refitted as a 20 gun Unrated  
9.1818Paid offBWAS-1793
2.1820Fitted with Thompson's patent rudder at PlymouthBWAS-1793
18.4.1822Sold at Chatham to Mr. Vincent for £1,530BWAS-1793


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
 

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