Nominal Guns12BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down1.1805BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardKing's Boatbuilders - Dover BWAS-1793
Ship ClassConfounder ClassBWAS-1793
Designed byWilliam Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
ConstructorJohn King (1769-?)BWAS-1793
Ship TypeGun-brig BWAS-1793
Broken Up1852BWAS-1793


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck84' 1"Imperial Feet25.6096 
Length of Keel69' 8"Imperial Feet21.0538 
Breadth22' 1 ½"Imperial Feet6.7183 
Depth in Hold11' 0"Imperial Feet3.3528 
Burthen181 3794Tons BM 


17.4.1805Broadside 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

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
180450Design Complement

4 Commanding Officers

4.1805 - 1806LieutenantGeorge Montagu HigginsonBWAS-17931806 - 1810LieutenantEdward HarrisBWAS-17931810 - 7.1812LieutenantThomas PettmanBWAS-17937.1812 - 1815LieutenantWilliam Pringle GreenBWAS-1793

Service History

23.4.1805Began fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1793
6.7.1805Completed fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1793
29.4.1812Attack on Malaga
11.1815Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
6.1816Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
5.1820Transfered to the Breakwater DepartmentBWAS-1793
8.1822Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
9.1822Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
1826Went to Bermuda with a diving bellBWAS-1793
1844fitting as a Prison Ship at Bermuda - North Atlantic Ocean BWAS-1793


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