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Nominal Guns22BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Previously
Spanish Fifth Rate corvette 'Diligencia' (1796) (22) 1796-1804
Spanish 22 Gun
5th Rate Corvette
Captured12.1804BWAS-1793
ShipyardReal Astillero de Esteiro - Ferrol ADM 34
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypePost Ship BWAS-1793
Sold1.9.1814BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck106' 0"Imperial Feet32.3088 
Length of Keel100' 0"Imperial Feet30.48 
Breadth28' 9"Imperial Feet8.563 
Depth in Hold7' 7"Imperial Feet2.3114 
Burthen439 6294Tons BM 

Armament


5.1805Broadside Weight = 192 Imperial Pound ( 87.072 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck20 British 9-Pounder
Quarterdeck10 British 12-Pound Carronade
Forecastle6 British 12-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
5.1805155 BWAS-1793

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
16.5.1805 - 9.1805Captain
James Alexander GordonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1868
BWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
18.9.1805Arrived at Portsmouth and laid up in OrdinaryBWAS-1793
1.9.1814Sold at Portsmouth? for £740BWAS-1793

 

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