Nominal Guns18BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench sloop 'L'Aréthuse' (1798) (18)
ShipyardNantes - Brittany BWAS-1714
Designed byJean-François Gauthier (1733-1800)BWAS-1714
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1793


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck107' 7"Imperial Feet32.639 
Length of Keel85' 0 ¾"Imperial Feet25.9271 
Breadth29' 4 ¼"Imperial Feet8.8456 
Depth in Hold13' 7 ½"Imperial Feet3.9751 
Burthen389 8194Tons BM 


9.1800Broadside Weight = 150 Imperial Pound ( 68.025 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck16 British 18-Pound Carronade
Gun Deck2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
9.180096 BWAS-1793

2 Commanding Officers

9.1800 - 1802CommanderJames Sanders (d.1834)BWAS-17146.1802 - 6.1.1804CommanderSpelman SwaineBWAS-1714

Service History

26.11.1799Arrived at PlymouthBWAS-1793
9.1800Commissioned for the ChannelBWAS-1793
9.1800Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
12.1800Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
8.1802Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1793
6.1.1804Wrecked off Mazari, on the south coast of SicilyBWAS-1793


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