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Nominal Guns16BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered1.10.1806BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down4.1807BWAS-1793
Launched19.10.1807BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardNortham - Devon BWAS-1793
Ship ClassCruizer ClassBWAS-1793
Designed byWilliam Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
ConstructorRobert GuillaumeBWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1793
Wrecked11.1.1809BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck100' 0"Imperial Feet30.48 
Length of Keel77' 3 ½"Imperial Feet23.4823 
Breadth30' 6"Imperial Feet9.2964 
Moulded Breadth30' 0"Imperial Feet9.144 
Depth in Hold12' 9"Imperial Feet3.7719 
Burthen382 4194Tons BM 

Armament


19.10.1807Broadside 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

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
12.1807 - 11.1.1809CommanderGeorge Morris (1778-1857)BWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
23.10.1807Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
18.2.1808Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
11.1.1809Crushed by ice and wrecked near MalmoBWAS-1793


Sources


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

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