Mastiff

5315
Nominal Guns12BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered2.11.1812BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down1.1813BWAS-1793
Launched25.9.1813BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardBideford - Devon BWAS-1793
Ship ClassBold - Modified Confounder ClassBWAS-1793
Designed by William Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
Constructor James TaylorBWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeGun-brig BWAS-1793
Broken Up5.1.1851BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck84' 2"Imperial Feet25.6159 
Length of Keel70' 0 ½"Imperial Feet21.3487 
Breadth22' 2 ¾"Imperial Feet6.7247 
Depth in Hold11' 0"Imperial Feet3.3528 
Burthen184 994Tons BM 

Armament


25.9.1813Broadside 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
181160Design Complement

2 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
4.1815 - 1817Commander Job HanmerBWAS-17939.1825 - 1830Commander Richard CopelandBWAS-1793

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1841 - 17.8.1841Midshipman David Adye BuchanNBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
1.1813Began building at Bideford - Devon BWAS-1793
25.9.1813Completed building at Bideford - Devon at a cost of £3707.0.0dBWAS-1793
17.12.1813Began fitting for ordinary at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
23.12.1813Completed fitting for ordinary at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
4.1815Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
27.6.1815Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £3707.0.0dBWAS-1793
1822middling repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £8848.0.0dBWAS-1793
5.1822Began fitting as a survey vessel at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
12.1825Completed fitting as a survey vessel at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £8848.0.0dBWAS-1793
3.1836Began fitting as a survey vessel at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
4.1836Recommissioned to survey the OrkneysBWAS-1793
4.1836Completed fitting as a survey vessel at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £1320.0.0dBWAS-1793
13.10.1848Paid off at WoolwichBWAS-1793
5.1851Broken up at WoolwichBWAS-1793

 

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