Nominal Guns18BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyDutch Privateer brig 'Hercules' (1781) (24)
ShipyardAmsterdam - Holland BWAS-1714
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1714
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1714
Broken Up23.3.1790BWAS-1714


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck90' 2"Imperial Feet27.4828 
Length of Keel82' 6 ⅝"Imperial Feet25.0095 
Breadth30' 4"Imperial Feet9.2456 
Depth in Hold12' 0"Imperial Feet3.6576 
Burthen399 1294Tons BM 


8.1782Broadside Weight = 84 Imperial Pound ( 38.0943 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck18 British 9-Pounder
Gun Deck12 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
8.1782125 BWAS-1714

4 Ship Commanders

6.8.1782 - 15.1.1783Commander Henry d'Esterre Darby ADM 6/22/501ADM 6/2215.1.1783 - 5.5.1783Commander John Osborn ADM 6/23/10BWAS-17142.11.1786 - 26.8.1788Commander Davidge Gould (1758-1847) Transfered ADM 6/23/364BWAS-171426.8.1788 - 4.12.1789Commander John Stevens Hall Transfered ADM 6/23/475BWAS-1714

1 Commissioned Officer

28.8.1782 - 5.5.1783Lieutenant Digory Facey (d.1798) ADM 6/22/510ADM 6/22

1 Warrant Officer

7.5.1783 - 25.12.1783Master Thomas SmithADM 29-1

Service History

2.1782Began coppering and fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
16.10.1782Completed coppering and fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £3719.5.7dBWAS-1714
5.1783Paid off and recommissionedBWAS-1714
12.1789Paid offBWAS-1714
23.3.1790Broken up at PlymouthBWAS-1714


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