Nominal Guns16BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down8.1805BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardNortham - Devon BWAS-1793
Ship ClassSeagull ClassBWAS-1793
Designed bySir Henry Peake (1753-1825)BWAS-1793
Constructor Robert GuillaumeBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1793


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck93' 4 ½"Imperial Feet28.3591 
Length of Keel76' 1 ⅞"Imperial Feet23.187 
Breadth26' 6"Imperial Feet7.9502 
Depth in Hold12' 0 ¼"Imperial Feet3.664 
Burthen286 8794Tons BM 


7.12.1805Broadside Weight = 174 Imperial Pound ( 78.909 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck14 British 24-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 6-Pounder

7.12.1805Broadside Weight = 78 Imperial Pound ( 35.373 kg)B181
Gun Deck8 British 18-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
4.1.180595Design Complement

3 Commanding Officers

1.1806 - 14.9.1808Commander John Richard Lumley (d.1821)BWAS-179314.9.1808 - 4.1813Commander Westby PercevalBWAS-17934.1813 - 1815Commander Rowland MainwaringBWAS-1793

2 Petty Officers

6.1807 - 1807Midshipman William Ayling (d.1848)NBD184912.1807 - 10.1811Midshipman Robert ButcherNBD1849

Service History

11.12.1805Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
20.3.1806Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
13.2.1808Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1793
1815Paid offBWAS-1793
30.5.1816Sold at Deptford for £700BWAS-1793


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