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Nominal Guns18BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Previously
American sloop 'Wasp' (1806) (18) 1806-1812
American 18 Gun
Unrated Sloop
Captured18.10.1812BWAS-1793
ShipyardWashington Navy Yard - Washington, D.C. DANFS
Designed by
William PriceAmerican
Ship Builder
B194
Constructor
Josiah FoxAmerican
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1763
B194
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloopBWAS-1793
Foundered29.8.1814BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck105' 10 ½"Imperial Feet32.0167 
Length of Keel85' 10 ½"Imperial Feet25.9207 
Breadth30' 10"Imperial Feet9.144 
Depth in Hold14' 0"Imperial Feet4.2672 
Burthen434 2494Tons BM 

Armament


1813Broadside Weight = 230 Imperial Pound ( 104.305 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck14 British 32-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1813121 BWAS-1793

3 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1813 - 5.1814Captain
Charles GillBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1797-1815
BWAS-1793
26.5.1814 - 7.6.1814Captain
William Bowen MendsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1801-1856
BWAS-1793
7.6.1814 - 7.1814Captain
Richard CooteBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1804-1814
BWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
1813Commissioned at HalifaxBWAS-1793
7.1814Lost presumed foundered with all hands off South CarolinaBWAS-1793

 

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