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5839
Nominal Guns12BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered16.11.1811BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down4.1812BWAS-1793
Launched9.10.1813BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardBridport - Dorset BWAS-1793
Ship ClassBold - Modified Confounder ClassBWAS-1793
Designed by William Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
Constructor William GoodBWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeGun-brig BWAS-1793
Sold12.12.1833BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck84' 1 ½"Imperial Feet25.6159 
Length of Keel70' 0"Imperial Feet21.336 
Breadth22' 0 ½"Imperial Feet6.7183 
Depth in Hold11' 0"Imperial Feet3.3528 
Burthen180 8494Tons BM 

Armament


9.10.1813Broadside Weight = 96 Imperial Pound ( 43.536 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck10 British 18-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
181160Design Complement

4 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
4.1815 - 1819Commander George DomettBWAS-17939.1820 - 1824Commander William HutchinsonBWAS-17937.1827 - 2.1829Lieutenant Edward MedleyBWAS-17936.1.1830 - 1833Lieutenant John Adams (d.1866)W025

Service History


DateEventSource
1.11.1813Began fitting for ordinary at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
25.11.1813Completed fitting for ordinary at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
5.1815fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
2.1819small repair at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness at a cost of £841.0.0dBWAS-1793
3.1820Began fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1793
9.1820Commissioned for CorkBWAS-1793
11.1820Completed fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness at a cost of £3526.0.0dBWAS-1793
7.1827Commissioned for the African StationBWAS-1793
3.1829Began fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
5.1829Completed fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £2393.0.0dBWAS-1793
12.12.1833Sold to John Levy of Rochester for $420BWAS-1793

 

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