Lord Melville -> 1814 Star

5352
Nominal Guns14BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Acquired20.7.1813BWAS-1793
ShipyardKingston - Ontario BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1793
Sold1837BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck71' 7"Imperial Feet21.8186 
Length of Keel56' 9 ½"Imperial Feet17.0815 
Breadth24' 8"Imperial Feet7.366 
Depth in Hold8' 0"Imperial Feet2.4384 
Burthen186 4694Tons BM 

Armament


5.1814Broadside Weight = 256 Imperial Pound ( 116.096 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck16 British 32-Pound Carronade

3 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
5.1814 - 6.1814Lieutenant Charles Anthony (1777-1846)BWAS-17936.1814 - 1815Commander Alexander DobbsBWAS-17931815 - 6.1816Lieutenant Massy Hutchinson HerbertBWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
22.1.1814Renamed StarBWAS-1793
13.8.1814Took US Schooners **Ohio** and **Somers**BWAS-1793
13.8.1814Attack on Lake Erie
13.8.1814Took the Schooner Ohio (3)
13.8.1814Took the Schooner Somers (2)
6.1816Paid offBWAS-1793

 

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