Leveret

5085
Nominal Guns18BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered16.7.1803BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down8.1805BWAS-1793
Launched14.1.1806BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardKing's Boatbuilders - Dover BWAS-1793
Ship ClassCruizer ClassBWAS-1793
Designed byWilliam Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
ConstructorJohn King (1769-?)BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1793
Wrecked10.11.1807BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck100' 2"Imperial Feet30.5308 
Length of Keel77' 5 ⅛"Imperial Feet23.4728 
Breadth30' 8"Imperial Feet9.3472 
Depth in Hold12' 9"Imperial Feet3.7719 
Draught Forward6' 8"Imperial Feet2.032 
Draught Aft11' 0"Imperial Feet3.3528 
Burthen387 3094Tons BM 

Armament


14.1.1806Broadside Weight = 262 Imperial Pound ( 118.817 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck16 British 32-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1797121Design Complement

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
2.1806 - 13.10.1807CommanderGeorge Burgoyne SaltBWAS-179313.10.1807 - 10.11.1807CommanderRichard James Lawrence O'ConnorBWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
11.1.1806Began fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1793
9.4.1806Completed fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1793
4.1807Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1793
10.11.1807Wrecked on the Galloper Rock, no casualtiesBWAS-1793


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
 

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Posted by Tim Oakley on Saturday 2nd of June 2012 19:26

10 Nov 1807 Leveret 18 brig sloop wrecked on the Galloper, Thames estuary

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