Leveret

5086
Nominal Guns10BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered30.3.1807BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down12.1807BWAS-1793
Launched27.2.1808BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardBlackwall Yard - Blackwall BWAS-1793
Ship ClassCherokee ClassBWAS-1793
Designed bySir Henry Peake (1753-1825)BWAS-1793
ConstructorJohn Perry (1743-1810)BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1793
Sold18.4.1822BWAS-1793

Dimensions


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 

Armament


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 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
3.1808 - 10.1808CommanderRobert Evans (d.1828)BWAS-179310.1808 - 1810CommanderBenjamin CrispinBWAS-17931810 - 10.1810CommanderJohn WorthBWAS-179310.1810 - 12.1813CommanderGeorge Wickins Willes (1785-1846)BWAS-179312.1813 - 9.1815CommanderJonathon ChristianBWAS-17939.1815 - 1815CommanderRodney ShannonBWAS-1793

3 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
5.1808 - 8.1805LieutenantWilliam Hill (1779-?)NAO19.11.1811 - 1812LieutenantGeorge ButlerNBD18499.1815 - 3.6.1817LieutenantGilbert Dutton Kennicott (1789-1874)NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
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
28.6.1811

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

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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


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
B181Sail and Steam Navy ListDavid Lyon and Rif WinfieldBook
NAOThe National Archive - Trafalgar AncestorsVariousWeb Site
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
BGThe London GazetteOfficialWeb Site
 

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