Nominal Guns16BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down9.1805BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardBideford - Devon BWAS-1793
Ship ClassCruizer ClassBWAS-1793
Designed byWilliam Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
ConstructorHenry TuckerBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1793


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck100' 0"Imperial Feet30.48 
Length of Keel77' 3 124"Imperial Feet23.4707 
Breadth30' 8"Imperial Feet9.3472 
Depth in Hold12' 9"Imperial Feet3.7719 
Draught Forward7' 1"Imperial Feet2.159 
Draught Aft11' 6"Imperial Feet3.5052 
Burthen384 2694Tons BM 


15.8.1806Broadside Weight = 262 Imperial Pound ( 118.817 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck16 British 32-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1797121Design Complement

7 Commanding Officers

8.1806 - 1807CommanderHew Stewart (1780-?)BWAS-17931.1808 - 21.10.1810CommanderCharles Montagu Fabian (d.1826)BWAS-179322.10.1810 - 11.1810CommanderFrederick William Burgoyne (1778-1848)BWAS-179311.1810 - 7.6.1814CommanderNevinson de Courcy (1789-1845)BWAS-17937.6.1814 - 10.1814CommanderSir James Athill (1790-1825)BWAS-179310.1814 - 10.1816CommanderJames MouldBWAS-179310.1816 - 1819CommanderWilliam SargentBWAS-1793

1 Commissioned Officer

22.11.1815 - 4.1817LieutenantGeorge BlurtonNBD1849

Service History

16.9.1806Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
11.2.1807Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
15.8.1807Second Battle of Copenhagen
23.8.1807Aciton of 1807-08-23
8.11.1808Sailed for BrazilBWAS-1793
7.1812Returned home from South AmericaBWAS-1793
17.4.1813Took the Privateer L'Invincible Napoléon (16) in the Bay of Biscayref:720
7.1814In the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1793
27.8.1816Bombardment of Algiers
10.1816At CorkBWAS-1793
3.2.1819Sold at Plymouth to G. Young for £1,310BWAS-1793


BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
ref:720Lloyd's List on Books, Boxes and Boats Web Site

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