Nominal Guns18BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench sloop 'L'Austerlitz' (1805) (18)
ShipyardUnited States - North America ref:692
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1793
Broken Up1810BWAS-1793


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck83' 7"Imperial Feet25.3577 
Length of Keel65' 9 ½"Imperial Feet19.8247 
Breadth23' 10"Imperial Feet7.0104 
Depth in Hold9' 9 ½"Imperial Feet2.7559 
Burthen199Tons BM 


5.1807Broadside Weight = 198 Imperial Pound ( 89.793 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck16 British 24-Pound Carronade
Upper Gun Deck2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
5.180786 BWAS-1793

5 Commanding Officers

30.11.1807 - 5.8.1808CommanderCharles John Napier (1786-1860)BWAS-17935.8.1808 - 2.1809CommanderGeorge Pringle (1778-1834)B1458.2.1809 - 10.1809CommanderDavid Sloan (d.1812)BWAS-17935.7.1809 - 8.1809LieutenantThe Hon. Edmund Sexton Pery Knox (1787-1867)NBD184910.1809 - 1810CommanderWilliam Elliot (d.1838)BWAS-1793

1 Commissioned Officer

9.3.1810 - 11.4.1810LieutenantGeorge William BrownNBD1849

Service History

1807Commissioned at AntiguaBWAS-1793
28.1.1809Capture of Martinique
1810Broken up at AntiguaBWAS-1793


BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
ref:692Base de donnés sur les capitaines corsaires , les navires et les armateursJJ SaleinWeb Site
B145NRS Vol 040 - The Naval Miscellany Vol. IIUnknownBook
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book

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