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Nominal Guns16BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered2.11.1812BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down2.1813BWAS-1793
Named9.4.1813BWAS-1793
Launched26.10.1813BWAS-1793
First Commissioned7.1818BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardBideford - Devon BWAS-1793
Ship ClassCruizer ClassBWAS-1793
Designed by William Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
Constructor Richard ChapmanBWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1793
Sold11.1832BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck100' 4"Imperial Feet30.5816 
Length of Keel77' 6 ¼"Imperial Feet23.476 
Breadth30' 6 ½"Imperial Feet9.1567 
Depth in Hold12' 9 ½"Imperial Feet3.6703 
Draught Forward6' 8 ½"Imperial Feet1.8415 
Draught Aft11' 1"Imperial Feet3.3782 
Burthen384 5994Tons BM 

Armament


26.10.1813Broadside 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

2 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
7.1818 - 1820Commander George Gosling (d.c.1841)BWAS-17931821 - 12.1821Commander Jodrell LeighBWAS-1793

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
1.2.1814 - 31.3.1816Shipkeeper William RawlinsADM 29/8

Service History


DateEventSource
17.12.1813Began fitting for ordinary at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
23.12.1813Completed fitting for ordinary at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
7.1818Commissioned for JamaicaBWAS-1793
7.1818Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
25.9.1818Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
12.1821Paid off and laid up at PlymouthBWAS-1793
11.1832Sold at Plymouth to Mr. Stone for £760BWAS-1793

 

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