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Nominal Guns12BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered20.11.1804BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down1.1805BWAS-1793
Launched17.4.1805BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardRochester - Kent BWAS-1793
Ship ClassConfounder ClassBWAS-1793
Designed byWilliam Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
ConstructorCharles RossBWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeGun-brig BWAS-1793
Hulked4.1831BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck84' 6"Imperial Feet25.6413 
Length of Keel70' 5 ¼"Imperial Feet21.3424 
Breadth22' 1"Imperial Feet6.7183 
Depth in Hold11' 0"Imperial Feet3.3528 
Draught Forward6' 6"Imperial Feet1.9812 
Draught Aft7' 6"Imperial Feet2.286 
Burthen182 6794Tons BM 

Armament


17.4.1805Broadside Weight = 120 Imperial Pound ( 54.42 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck12 British 18-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser1 British 12-Pounder
Stern Chaser1 British 12-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
180450Design Complement

8 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
4.1805 - 1809LieutenantJoseph MarrettBWAS-17931810 - 1811LieutenantJoshua KneeshawBWAS-17931812 - 1813LieutenantCharles Tovey LeaverBWAS-17931814 - 27.2.1814CommanderGeorge Elliott (d.1814)BWAS-17932.1814LieutenantEdward CollinsBWAS-17932.1814 - 8.1814CommanderHenry ForbesBWAS-17938.1814 - 1815CommanderJames LeachBWAS-17932.1816 - 1830LieutenantRobert M'KinleyBWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
17.4.1805Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
15.5.1805Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
11.4.1809Attack on the Basque Roads
11.1815Began fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
4.1816Completed fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
4.1826Began fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
6.1826Completed fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
4.1831Began fitting as a Lazarette at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1793
8.1831Completed fitting as a Lazarette at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1793
21.1.1836Sold at Chatham for £440BWAS-1793


Sources


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

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