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Nominal Guns12BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered20.11.1804BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down1.1805BWAS-1793
Launched30.5.1805BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardHythe - Kent BWAS-1793
Ship ClassConfounder ClassBWAS-1793
Designed byWilliam Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
ConstructorJohn DavidsonBWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeGun-brig BWAS-1793
Sold15.12.1814BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck84' 1 ⅜"Imperial Feet25.6127 
Length of Keel69' 8 ⅞"Imperial Feet21.0534 
Breadth22' 0 ½"Imperial Feet6.7183 
Depth in Hold11' 0"Imperial Feet3.3528 
Burthen180 2194Tons BM 

Armament


30.5.1805Broadside Weight = 120 Imperial Pound ( 54.42 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck12 British 18-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser1 British 12-Pounder
Stern Chaser1 British 12-Pounder

7.1809Broadside Weight = 120 Imperial Pound ( 54.42 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck12 British 18-Pound Carronade
Gun Deck1 British 8" Howitzer
Bow Chaser1 British 12-Pounder
Stern Chaser1 British 12-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
180450Design Complement

4 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
7.1805 - 12.1806LieutenantCharles ShackletonBWAS-179312.1806 - 1808LieutenantJohn Whiston (d.1812)BWAS-17931809LieutenantCharles Tovey LeaverBWAS-17938.1810 - 1814LieutenantCharles JonesBWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
3.5.1805Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
6.12.1805Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
24.4.1806Took the Lugger La Sorcière (10) BG
6.1809Began fitting as a Bomb Vessel at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
7.1809Completed fitting as a Bomb Vessel at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
8.10.1810Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1793


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
BGThe London GazetteOfficialWeb Site
 

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