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Nominal Guns16BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered18.2.1793BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down5.1793BWAS-1793
Launched14.2.1794BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardGravesend - Kent BWAS-1793
Ship ClassCormorant Class (1793)BWAS-1793
Designed by
Sir John HenslowBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1761-1795
BWAS-1793
Constructor
William CleverleyBritish
Ship Builder
BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloopBWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Sold24.4.1813BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck108' 4"Imperial Feet32.9311 
Length of Keel90' 9"Imperial Feet27.6606 
Breadth29' 8 ½"Imperial Feet8.8519 
Depth in Hold9' 0"Imperial Feet2.7432 
Draught Forward7' 6"Imperial Feet2.286 
Laden Draught Aft11' 4"Imperial Feet3.4544 
Burthen426Tons BM 

Armament


14.2.1794Broadside Weight = 51 Imperial Pound ( 23.1288 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck16 British 6-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck12 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1793125Design Complement

9 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
19.4.1794 - 7.10.1794Commander
Charles Vinicombe PenroseBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1772-1817
ADM 6/25/34
BWAS-1793
7.10.1794 - 1795Commander
Charles RowleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1789-1825
BWAS-1793
1795 - 25.6.1795Captain
John Poo BeresfordBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1838
BWAS-1793
1.8.1795 - 2.1797Commander
Thomas TiremanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1777-1797
BWAS-1793
2.1797 - 10.1797Commander
John RennieBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1801
BWAS-1793
10.1797 - 10.1799Commander
Robert HallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1782-1830
BWAS-1793
18.11.1799 - 1801Commander
Alexander SkeneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1823
BWAS-1793
6.1802 - 1811Commander
John Willoughby MarshallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1796-1811
BWAS-1793
11.1810 - 5.1811Lieutenant
Thomas PercivalBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1802-1815
BWAS-1793

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
4.9.1801 - 1805Lieutenant
William BalfourBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1795-1840
NBD1849

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1.1809 - 1809Midshipman
Richard BuxtonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1808-1829
NBD1849
11.1810 - 12.1810Midshipman
Samuel BakerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1807-1828
NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
1.3.1795Took the Privateer
La Concord Nationale (14) 1795-1795
French 14 Gun
Privateer
on the American coast

13.6.1798Took the Ship
Isabella (2) 1798-1798
Spanish 2 Gun
Privateer Ship
on the American coast

27.6.1798Took the Brig
Le Mentor (14) 1798-1798
French 14 Gun
Privateer Brig
in Latitude 30 Deg. 30 Min. Longitude 71 Degrees and sent to Bermuda
BG
1801Sailed to the BalticBWAS-1793
4.1803Paid off and recommissionedBWAS-1793
1808In the BaticBWAS-1793
1809In the BaticBWAS-1793
2.1809Began repairs at Northfleet - Kent BWAS-1793
4.1809Completed repairs at Northfleet - Kent BWAS-1793
1810In the BaticBWAS-1793
1811In the BaticBWAS-1793
5.1811Laid up at DeptfordBWAS-1793
28.4.1813Sold at Deptford for £1,330BWAS-1793

 

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