Nominal Guns12BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
First Commissioned8.1812BWAS-1793
ShipyardSandwich - Kent BWAS-1793
Ship ClassBold - Modified Confounder ClassBWAS-1793
Designed by William Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
Constructor Thomas HillsBWAS-1793
Ship TypeGun-brig BWAS-1793


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck84' 1"Imperial Feet25.6096 
Length of Keel70' 0 ¼"Imperial Feet21.3424 
Breadth22' 1"Imperial Feet6.7183 
Depth in Hold11' 0 ¼"Imperial Feet3.3592 
Burthen181 6094Tons BM 


13.7.1812Broadside Weight = 96 Imperial Pound ( 43.536 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck10 British 18-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
12.180050Design Complement

9 Ship Commanders

8.1812 - 1.1813Commander Edward CollierBWAS-17931813 - 1814Commander Henry MontresorBWAS-17931814 - 26.5.1814Lieutenant Vincent NewtonBWAS-179326.5.1814 - 27.5.1814Commander Vincent NewtonBWAS-179327.5.1814 - 1815Commander Henry William Bruce (1792-1863)W0251815 - 6.1815Commander George TruscottBWAS-179313.6.1815 - 7.1815Commander Charles SimeonBWAS-17936.1828 - 10.1830Lieutenant Henry W. BishopBWAS-179310.1830 - 1833Lieutenant John Hood WheatleyBWAS-1793

Service History

24.7.1812Began coppering and fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1793
24.9.1812Completed coppering and fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1793
23.3.1813Sailed for North AmericaBWAS-1793
13.11.1813Stranded at Halifax, but salvagedBWAS-1793
1816In Ordinary at PortsmouthBWAS-1793
10.1826Began middling repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
5.1827Completed middling repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
12.12.1833Sold to Sturge at Portsmouth for £550BWAS-1793


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