Nominal Guns16BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down9.1807BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardParsons' Warsash Yard - Warsash BWAS-1793
Ship ClassCruizer ClassBWAS-1793
Designed byWilliam Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
ConstructorGeorge Parsons (1729-1812)BWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1793
Broken Up2.1830BWAS-1793


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck99' 10"Imperial Feet30.1752 
Length of Keel77' 0 ⅛"Imperial Feet23.4728 
Breadth30' 7"Imperial Feet9.3218 
Depth in Hold13' 0"Imperial Feet3.9624 
Draught Forward6' 9"Imperial Feet2.0574 
Draught Aft11' 1"Imperial Feet3.3782 
Burthen383 1394Tons BM 


26.4.1808Broadside 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

6 Commanding Officers

5.1808 - 11.1810CommanderFrancis DouglasBWAS-179311.1810 - 23.4.1812CommanderFrancis Dickinson (d.1812)BWAS-179323.4.1812 - 12.8.1812LieutenantAmos Freeman WestroppBWAS-179312.8.1812 - 1813CommanderAmos Freeman WestroppBWAS-17931813 - 1.10.1814CommanderGeorge KippenBWAS-17931.10.1814 - 1816CommanderJames Kearney WhiteBWAS-1793

Service History

28.4.1808Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
14.7.1808Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
14.1.1810Sailed for the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1793
24.10.1812Took the Schooner Yankee American (7)
5.2.1813Took the Ship John (16)
1815At the Cape of Good HopeBWAS-1793
7.1816Laid up at PlymouthBWAS-1793
25.2.1830Broken up at PlymouthBWAS-1793


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