Recruit

6125
Nominal Guns16BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered27.1.1806BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down4.1806BWAS-1793
Launched31.8.1806BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardSandwich - Kent BWAS-1793
Ship ClassCruizer ClassBWAS-1793
Designed byWilliam Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
ConstructorThomas HillsBWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1793
Sold7.8.1822BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck100' 0"Imperial Feet30.48 
Length of Keel77' 3 ½"Imperial Feet23.4823 
Breadth30' 6 ¼"Imperial Feet9.1504 
Depth in Hold12' 9 ½"Imperial Feet3.6703 
Draught Forward6' 2"Imperial Feet1.8796 
Draught Aft10' 10"Imperial Feet3.048 
Burthen382 9194Tons BM 

Armament


31.8.1806Broadside Weight = 262 Imperial Pound ( 118.817 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck16 British 32-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1797121Design Complement

10 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
3.1807 - 7.1807CommanderGeorge AcklomBWAS-17937.1807 - 23.9.1808CommanderWarwick LakeBWAS-179323.9.1808 - 22.5.1809CommanderCharles John Napier (1786-1860)BWAS-179314.6.1809 - 1810CommanderSir James MurrayBWAS-17931810 - 5.1810CommanderHumphrey Fleming Senhouse (1781-1841)W0255.1810 - 12.1810LieutenantJohn CookesleyBWAS-179312.1810 - 1812CommanderHumphrey Fleming Senhouse (1781-1841)BWAS-17935.1813 - 2.1814LieutenantGeorge Richard PechellBWAS-17932.1814 - 1815CommanderThomas SykesBWAS-17931815 - 13.6.1815CommanderJohn LawrenceBWAS-1793

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1808 - 6.9.1808LieutenantMoses de Willetts (d.1808)TRN511.12.1809 - 20.2.1811LieutenantThomas Burdwood (1844-?)NBD1849

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
12.1809 - 11.1811MasterJohn BowieNBD1849

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1810Master's MateJames Anderson (d.1846)NL1865

Service History


DateEventSource
9.1807Sailed with a convoy for the West IndiesBWAS-1793
6.9.1808Recruit vs Dilgente
28.1.1809Capture of Martinique
14.3.1809Capture of the d'Hautpoult
17.4.1809Took the Third Rate Ship of the Line Le Hautpoult (74) off Puerto Rico
9.11.1811Sailed for North AmericaBWAS-1793
2.11.1813Drove the Inca (6) BWAS-1793
13.6.1815Paid off into Ordinary at PlymouthBWAS-1793
7.8.1822Sold at Plymouth to R Forbes for £1,050BWAS-1793


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
W025William Loney RN - BackgroundP DavisWeb Site
TRN5The Royal Navy : a history from the earliest times to the present Vol VWilliam Laid ClowesDigital Book
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
NL1865The Navy List 1865The AdmiraltyDigital Book
 

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