Nominal Guns10BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench brig 'Le Requin' (1794) (12)
ShipyardBoulogne-sur-Mer - Picardy BWAS-1714
Ship TypeGun-brig BWAS-1793


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck71' 2"Imperial Feet21.6916 
Length of Keel54' 11 ½"Imperial Feet16.4719 
Breadth23' 9 ½"Imperial Feet7.0231 
Depth in Hold10' 3"Imperial Feet3.1242 
Burthen165 2994Tons BM 


7.1795Broadside Weight = 20 Imperial Pound ( 9.07 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck10 British 4-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
7.179559 BWAS-1793

5 Commanding Officers

7.1795 - 1798Lieutenant William ChampainBWAS-17931798Lieutenant Kenneth M'KenzieBWAS-17931798 - 12.1799Lieutenant William Wood SenhouseBWAS-179312.1799 - 1800Lieutenant Frederick ThesigerBWAS-17931800 - 1.1.1801Lieutenant Samuel Fowell (d.1840)BWAS-1793

Service History

70.1795Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
26.9.1795Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £2001.0.0dBWAS-1793
1.5.1798Took the Privateer La Mutine (6) off St Bartholemew
11.8.1799Surrender of Surinam


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