Nominal Guns20BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down1.1813BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardBuckler's Hard - Hampshire BWAS-1793
Ship ClassCyrus ClassBWAS-1793
Designed by William Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
Constructor Edward AdamsBWAS-1793
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypePost Ship BWAS-1793


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck115' 6"Imperial Feet35.0622 
Length of Gundeck115' 8 ½"Imperial Feet35.0647 
Length of Keel97' 2"Imperial Feet29.5729 
Breadth29' 10"Imperial Feet8.8392 
Depth in Hold8' 6"Imperial Feet2.5908 
Draught Forward8' 4"Imperial Feet2.54 
Draught Aft9' 7"Imperial Feet2.921 
Burthen460Tons BM 
Burthen454 8094Tons BM 


13.8.1813Broadside Weight = 326 Imperial Pound ( 147.841 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck20 British 32-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
27.11.1812135Design Complement

1 Ship Commander

18.11.1813 - 1.1816Captain Henry Bourchier (1787-1852)NBD1849

2 Commissioned Officers

11.1813 - 1.1815First Lieutenant William Absolon (1789-?)NBD184913.5.1829 - 25.6.1831Lieutenant John Moore Cole AireyNL1865

Service History

14.8.1813Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
20.12.1813Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
1814Sailed for NewfoundlandBWAS-1793
12.1815Laid up at ChathamBWAS-1793
8.1820Began very small repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
12.1820Recommissioned for the MediterraneanBWAS-1793
3.1821Completed very small repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
1826Paid off?BWAS-1793
7.1827Began small repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
3.1828Recommissioned for the African stationBWAS-1793
5.1828Completed small repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
1831Paid off?BWAS-1793
4.1.1832Sold to John Small Sedger, Rotherhithe for £1,610BWAS-1793


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