Partridge

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Nominal Guns18BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered19.11.1805BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down3.1806BWAS-1793
Launched15.7.1809BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardDartmouth - Devon BWAS-1793
Ship ClassCormorant Class - revivedBWAS-1793
Designed bySir John Henslow (1730-1815)BWAS-1793
Constructor John AveryBWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Broken Up9.1816BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck108' 4 ½"Imperial Feet32.9311 
Length of Keel90' 9 ⅞"Imperial Feet27.4542 
Breadth29' 7"Imperial Feet8.859 
Depth in Hold8' 11"Imperial Feet2.4638 
Draught Forward8' 4"Imperial Feet2.54 
Draught Aft11' 3"Imperial Feet3.429 
Burthen422 7594Tons BM 

Armament


15.7.1809Broadside Weight = 334 Imperial Pound ( 151.469 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck16 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck6 British 18-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 18-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1806121Design Complement

2 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
9.1809 - 21.10.1810Commander William FooteBWAS-179321.10.1810 - 18.9.1815Commander John Miller Adye (d.1817)BWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
12.8.1809Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
5.12.1809Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
26.4.1810Sailed with a convoy for the West IndiesBWAS-1793
1811Returned homeBWAS-1793
1813In the MediterraneanBWAS-1793
1814In the MediterraneanBWAS-1793

 

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