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Peterel

5770
Nominal Guns16B028
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered18.2.1793BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down5.1793BWAS-1793
Launched4.3.1794B028
How acquiredBuilt by ContractB028
ShipyardFrindsbury - Kent B028
Ship ClassPylades ClassB028
Designed by
Sir John HenslowBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1761-1784
BWAS-1793
Constructor
William WyattBritish
Ship Builder
BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedB028
Ship TypeSloop B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Sold11.7.1827B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck105' 0"Imperial Feet32.004 
Length of Gundeck105' 1"Imperial Feet32.0091 
Length of Keel86' 7 ⅝"Imperial Feet26.2287 
Length of Keel86' 7 ½"Imperial Feet26.2255 
Breadth28' 2"Imperial Feet8.5408 
Breadth28' 0"Imperial Feet8.5344 
Depth in Hold13' 6"Imperial Feet4.0132 
Burthen365 5794Tons BM 
Burthen361 1494Tons BM 

Armament


4.3.1794Broadside Weight = 49 Imperial Pound ( 22.2216 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck16 British 6-Pounder
Gun Deck4 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
6.1793121Design Complement

14 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
10.4.1794 - 8.10.1794Commander
Stephen George ChurchBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1787-1794
ADM 6/25/28
BWAS-1793
8.10.1794 - 1.6.1795Commander
Edward Leveson GowerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1814
ADM 6/25/93
ADM 6/25
8.10.1794 - 7.1795Commander
Charles OgleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1787-1857
BWAS-1793
11.1.1796 - 6.1796Commander
John TempleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1813
BWAS-1793
6.1796 - 23.12.1796Commander
The Hon. Philip WodehouseBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1807
BWAS-1793
23.12.1796 - 8.1797Commander
William Allen ProbyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1796-1804
BWAS-1793
8.1797 - 9.1797Commander
Thomas Gordon CaulfieldBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1821
BWAS-1793
9.1797 - 10.1797Lieutenant
Sir Adam DrummondBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1795-9990
BWAS-1793
10.1797 - 10.1798Captain
Henry DigbyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1782-1840
BWAS-1793
10.1798 - 11.1798Commander
Hugh DownmanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1776-1847
BWAS-1793
11.1798 - 13.11.1798Lieutenant
George LongBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1801
BWAS-1793
2.1799 - 7.1799Commander
George JonesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1898
BWAS-1793
6.1800 - 29.4.1802Commander
Charles InglisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1814
BWAS-1793
29.4.1802 - 1809Commander
John LambornBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1810
BWAS-1793

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
3.7.1796 - 12.10.1798Lieutenant
Thomas StainesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1789-1825
ODNB
12.1798 - 17.10.1799Lieutenant
Thomas StainesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1789-1825
ODNB

2 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
18.11.1798 - 20.12.1798Acting Gunner
John HeadleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1802
ADM 29-1
21.12.1798 - 9.1.1799Master
William MowbrayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1795-1806
ADM 29-1

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
26.2.1806 - 7.4.1806Master's Mate
George Charles BlakeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1799-1833
NBD1849

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
12.1794 - 4.17951st Class Volunteer
Thomas CullBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1844
NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
5.1793Began building at Frindsbury - Kent BWAS-1793
4.3.1794Completed building at Frindsbury - Kent at a cost of £3936.0.0dBWAS-1793
4.3.1794Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
6.1794Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £7694.0.0dBWAS-1793
1795In the Downs squadronBWAS-1793
5.1796In Nelson's squadron off GenoaBWAS-1793
31.5.1796Action of 1796-05-31
30.4.1798Took the Letter of Marque
Le Léopard (12) 1798-1798
French 12 Gun
Privateer Letter of Marque
BG
11.1798Off MinorcaBWAS-1793
13.11.1798Taken by the French off Minorca
14.11.1798Taken by
Argo (44) 1781-1816
British 44 Gun
5th Rate Ship

21.5.1800Peterel vs Ligurienne
21.5.1800Took the Corvette
La Ligurienne (14) 1800-1800
French 14 Gun
Unrated Corvette
in the evening off the Riviera
BG
13.5.1805Took the Privateer
Santa Anna (5) 1805-1805
Spanish 5 Gun
Privateer
off Cuba

7.1811Began fitting as a Receiving Ship at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
8.1811Completed fitting as a Receiving Ship at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
1825DecommissionedBWAS-1793
11.7.1827Sold to Joshua Crystall at Plymouth for £730BWAS-1793

 

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