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Morgiana

5459
Nominal Guns16BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Previously 
Captured30.11.1800BWAS-1793
Shipyard 
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloopBWAS-1793
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1793
Broken Up8.1811BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck95' 8"Imperial Feet28.9966 
Length of Keel76' 0"Imperial Feet23.1648 
Breadth26' 5 ½"Imperial Feet7.9375 
Depth in Hold11' 11 ½"Imperial Feet3.3655 
Burthen282 9394Tons BM 

Armament


5.1801Broadside Weight = 132 Imperial Pound ( 59.862 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck14 British 18-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
5.180190 BWAS-1793

3 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
5.1801 - 29.4.1802Commander
Charles OtterBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1809
BWAS-1793
29.4.1802 - 21.9.1806Commander
Robert RaynsfordBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1798-1806
BWAS-1793
1.1807 - 8.1807Commander
James SladeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1814
BWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
19.12.1800Arrived at PlymouthBWAS-1793
5.1801Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
7.1801Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
1804In the MediterraneanBWAS-1793
1805In the MediterraneanBWAS-1793
1806In the MediterraneanBWAS-1793
1807In the MediterraneanBWAS-1793
8.1807Laid up at ChathamBWAS-1793
8.1811Broken up at ChathamBWAS-1793

 

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Posted by Tim Oakley on Thursday 25th of November 2021 18:03

4 Nov 1802 Donegal, Court Martial was held on board at Portsmouth, on Mr. Solomon Bostick, Boatswain of Morgiana16 brig sloop Commander Robert Raynsford, for repeated neglect of duty. The Charge was in part proved, and he was sentenced to be reprimanded for staying beyond his leave, and to be admonished not to absent himself from duty in future.


Posted by Tim Oakley on Thursday 25th of November 2021 16:12

4 Nov 1802 a Court Martial was held on board the Donegal, at Portsmouth, on Mr. Solomon Bostick, Boatswain of his Majesty's sloop Morgiana, for repeated neglect of duty. The Charge was in part proved, and he was sentenced to be reprimanded for staying beyond his leave, and to be admonished not to absent himself from duty in future.


Posted by Tim Oakley on Wednesday 3rd of November 2021 05:32

Steel has this as French Privateer Actif Brig sloop taken by Thames in Biscay 30/11/1800

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Date postedByPage
Saturday 27th of November 2021 19:15Tim Oakley
Thursday 25th of November 2021 18:03Tim Oakley
British sloop 'Morgiana' (1800) (16) 1800-1811
British 16 Gun
Unrated Sloop
Thursday 25th of November 2021 16:12Tim Oakley
British sloop 'Morgiana' (1800) (16) 1800-1811
British 16 Gun
Unrated Sloop
Wednesday 24th of November 2021 19:52Jim Jenney
Wednesday 24th of November 2021 19:16Tim Oakley