Nominal Guns14BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down11.1807BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardPortsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
Ship ClassCrocus ClassBWAS-1793
Designed by The SurveyorsBWAS-1793
Constructor Nicholas DiddamsBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1793


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck92' 0"Imperial Feet28.0416 
Length of Keel72' 8 ¼"Imperial Feet21.952 
Breadth25' 6 ¼"Imperial Feet7.6264 
Depth in Hold12' 8"Imperial Feet3.7592 
Draught Forward6' 1 ½"Imperial Feet1.8415 
Draught Aft11' 2 ½"Imperial Feet3.3655 
Burthen251 7794Tons BM 


26.5.1808Broadside Weight = 150 Imperial Pound ( 68.025 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck12 British 24-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
28.3.180786Design Complement

9 Ship Commanders

9.1808 - 11.1810Commander William HellardBWAS-179311.1810 - 10.1811Commander John LloydBWAS-179310.1811 - 11.1811Commander John BradleyBWAS-179311.1811 - 14.12.1812Commander William RobilliardBWAS-179314.12.1812 - 7.6.1814Commander George RennieBWAS-17936.1814 - 13.8.1814Lieutenant Houston Stewart (1791-1875)BWAS-179313.8.1814 - 26.11.1817Commander James WallisBWAS-179326.11.1817 - 1819Commander John Wood Rouse (d.1857)BWAS-17931819 - 1820Lieutenant James Webb CairnesBWAS-1793

Service History

26.5.1808Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
9.8.1808Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
9.1808Commissioned for the DownsBWAS-1793
11.1811Commissioned for the BalticBWAS-1793
6.7.1812Action of 1812-07-06
8.1814Commissioned for St HelenaBWAS-1793
1820Laid up in Ordinary at PortsmouthBWAS-1793
7.8.1833Sold at Portsmouth to John Small Sedger for £510BWAS-1793


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