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Nominal Guns12BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered6.3.1794BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down3.1794BWAS-1793
Launched17.5.1794BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardRotherhithe - London - Surrey BWAS-1793
Ship ClassConquest ClassBWAS-1793
Designed bySir John Henslow (1730-1815)BWAS-1793
Constructor John Randall (1755-1802)BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeGun-brig BWAS-1793
Sold1.1802BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck75' 2"Imperial Feet22.8702 
Length of Keel62' 6"Imperial Feet18.9738 
Breadth21' 2"Imperial Feet6.4516 
Depth in Hold7' 0"Imperial Feet2.1336 
Draught Forward3' 6"Imperial Feet1.0668 
Draught Aft5' 3"Imperial Feet1.6002 
Burthen148 8894Tons BM 

Armament


17.5.1794Broadside Weight = 118 Imperial Pound ( 53.513 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck10 British 18-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 24-Pounder (Gover)
Stern Chaser2 British 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
3.179450Design Complement

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
2.1795 - 1796Lieutenant Charles BurltonBWAS-17938.1797 - 1801Lieutenant Mathew Thomas HewettBWAS-17931801 - 1.1802Lieutenant Henry William BarreteBWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
17.5.1794Began Completed at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
16.4.1795Completed Completed at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
1796Paid offBWAS-1793
8.1797RecommissionedBWAS-1793
3.1798fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
1801In the BalticBWAS-1793

 

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