Parthian

5696
Nominal Guns10BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered26.11.1807BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down12.1807BWAS-1793
Launched13.2.1808BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardDeptford - London BWAS-1793
Ship ClassCherokee ClassBWAS-1793
Designed bySir Henry Peake (1753-1825)BWAS-1793
ConstructorWilliam Barnard (c.1776-1805)BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1793
Wrecked15.5.1828BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck90' 3"Imperial Feet27.5082 
Length of Keel74' 1 ¾"Imperial Feet22.5743 
Breadth24' 6 ½"Imperial Feet7.3279 
Depth in Hold11' 0"Imperial Feet3.3528 
Draught Forward5' 10"Imperial Feet1.524 
Draught Aft9' 5"Imperial Feet2.8702 
Burthen238 3394Tons BM 

Armament


13.2.1808Broadside Weight = 78 Imperial Pound ( 35.373 kg)B181
Gun Deck8 British 18-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
26.11.180775Design Complement

10 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
3.1808 - 12.12.1808CommanderJohn Bassett Balderston (d.1808)BWAS-17931809 - 31.7.1809CommanderRichard HarwardBWAS-179331.7.1809 - 1.8.1811CommanderHenry Dawson (d.1809)BWAS-17931.8.1811 - 2.1812CommanderJames TomkinsonBWAS-17932.1812 - 11.1813CommanderJames Henry GarretyBWAS-17938.1818 - 8.1820CommanderWilson Braddyll Bigland (1788-?)BWAS-17932.8.1820 - 2.1823CommanderWhitworth LloydBWAS-17932.1823 - 1826CommanderGeorge Barrington (d.1835)BWAS-17933.1826 - 28.4.1827CommanderHenry Byam Martin (1803-1865)BWAS-17934.1827 - 15.5.1828CommanderGeorge F HothamBWAS-1793

4 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
3.1808 - 1808First LieutenantThomas Steventonref:8233.1808 - 1808Second LieutenantGeorge Augustus Schultzref:82312.6.1820 - 4.1822LieutenantJohn Billingsley (1796-?)NBD18493.1823 - 3.1826LieutenantJames Richard Auchinleck (1791-1870)NBD1849

3 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
11.1818 - 12.6.1820MidshipmanJohn Billingsley (1796-?)NBD184912.1823 - 7.1824MidshipmanJohn Bradley (1795-?)NBD184918.6.1824 - 1824MidshipmanThomas Pownoll Pellew BarrowNBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
13.2.1808Began coppering at Deptford - London BWAS-1793
27.2.1808Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
5.6.1808Completed coppering at Deptford - London BWAS-1793
5.6.1808Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
5.8.1809Took the Privateer La Nouvelle Gironde (14) at Guadeloupe
11.1813Laid up at PortsmouthBWAS-1793
6.1817Began large repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
1.1818Completed large repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
7.1818Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
10.1818Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
80.1818Recommissioned for JamaicaBWAS-1793
3.1826Recommissioned for the MediterraneanBWAS-1793
3.1826Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
6.1826Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
15.5.1828Wrecked off AlexandriaBWAS-1793


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
B181Sail and Steam Navy ListDavid Lyon and Rif WinfieldBook
ref:823Naval Courts Martial, 1793-1815ed. John D. ByrnDigital Book
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
 

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