Martin

5292
Nominal Guns18BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered26.4.1806BWAS-1793
Launched5.1809BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardBermuda - North Atlantic Ocean BWAS-1793
Ship ClassBermuda ClassBWAS-1793
ConstructorDavid McCallanBWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Wrecked8.12.1817BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck107' 0"Imperial Feet32.6136 
Length of Keel83' 10 ⅝"Imperial Feet25.3143 
Breadth29' 11"Imperial Feet8.842 
Depth in Hold14' 8"Imperial Feet4.318 
Burthen399 3194Tons BM 

Armament


5.1809Broadside Weight = 201 Imperial Pound ( 91.1535 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck16 British 24-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1803121Design Complement

4 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1809 - 1812CommanderJohn EvansBWAS-17931812 - 1814CommanderHumphrey Fleming Senhouse (1781-1841)W02510.1814 - 10.1816CommanderJames ArbuthnotBWAS-179310.1816 - 8.12.1817CommanderAndrew MitchellBWAS-1793

3 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
28.4.1811 - 4.2.1814LieutenantThomas Beer (1787-1867)NBD18499.1815 - 11.1815LieutenantAlexander Buchanan (1793-?)NBD184918.3.1817 - 8.12.1817LieutenantGeorge Hans Blake (1791-?)NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
29.7.1813Action of 1813-07-29
30.6.1814Took the Schooner Snapdragon (6)
8.12.1817Wrecked off the Aran Islands, 4 drownedBWAS-1793


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
W025William Loney RN - BackgroundP DavisWeb Site
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
 

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