Nominal Guns10BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down12.1807BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardBlackwall Yard - Blackwall BWAS-1793
Ship ClassCherokee ClassBWAS-1793
Designed bySir Henry Peake (1753-1825)BWAS-1793
Constructor John Perry (1743-1810)BWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1793


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck90' 2"Imperial Feet27.4828 
Length of Keel73' 9"Imperial Feet22.3266 
Breadth24' 7"Imperial Feet7.3597 
Depth in Hold11' 0"Imperial Feet3.3528 
Burthen237 794Tons BM 


27.2.1808Broadside Weight = 78 Imperial Pound ( 35.373 kg)B181
Gun Deck8 British 18-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
26.11.180775Design Complement

6 Ship Commanders

3.1808 - 10.1808Commander Robert Evans (d.1828)BWAS-179310.1808 - 1810Commander Benjamin CrispinBWAS-17931810 - 10.1810Commander John WorthBWAS-179310.1810 - 12.1813Commander George Wickins Willes (1785-1846)BWAS-179312.1813 - 9.1815Commander Jonathon ChristianBWAS-17939.1815 - 1815Commander Rodney ShannonBWAS-1793

3 Commissioned Officers

5.1808 - 8.1805Lieutenant William Hill (1779-?)NAO19.11.1811 - 1812Lieutenant George ButlerNBD18499.1815 - 3.6.1817Lieutenant Gilbert Dutton Kennicott (1789-1874)NBD1849

Service History

3.1808Commissioned for the BalticBWAS-1793
7.3.1808Began fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
4.5.1808Completed fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
10.1810Commissioned for the North SeaBWAS-1793

Took with his boats and afterwards destroy , a Danish Cutter Privateer , of 6 guns and 20 mens .

22.8.1811Took the Privateer Le Prospère (3)
10.11.1811Took the Privateer Le Dunkerquois (14) in the North Sea
16.7.1812Took the Privateer L'Éole (5) in the North Sea
9.1815Commissioned for the Cape of Good HopeBWAS-1793
5.1818Commissioned for St HelenaBWAS-1793
18.4.1822Sold at Portsmouth to Thmas Pitman for £710BWAS-1793


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