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5760
Nominal Guns16
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered4.8.1808
Keel Laid Down9.1808
Launched2.5.1809
How acquiredBuilt by Contract
ShipyardCowes - Isle of Wight
Ship ClassCruizer Class (1797)
Designed by
William RuleBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1778-1813
Constructor
Daniel ListBritish
Ship Builder
CategoryUnrated
Ship TypeSloop
Sailing RigBrig
Wrecked16.6.1813

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck100' 2"Imperial Feet30.5308 
Length of Keel78' 5"Imperial Feet23.7903 
Breadth30' 6 ¼"Imperial Feet9.1504 
Depth in Hold12' 9"Imperial Feet3.7719 
Draught Forward6' 0"Imperial Feet1.8288 
Draught Aft11' 0"Imperial Feet3.3528 
Burthen388 5194Tons BM 

Armament


2.5.1809Broadside 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
5.1809 - 21.10.1810Commander
Samuel ColquittBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1796-1810
BWAS-1793
21.10.1810 - 26.6.1813Commander
Charles BertramBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1814
BWAS-1793

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
6.2.1813 - 22.10.1813Lieutenant
Joseph NorrisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1808-1853
ADM 196

Service History


DateEventSource
11.5.1809Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
10.7.1809Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
24.3.1810Sailed for the West IndiesBWAS-1793
3.4.1813Sailed for the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1793
26.6.1813Wrecked on the Silver Keys off HaitiBWAS-1793

 

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