Nominal Guns10BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down3.1808BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardDeptford - London BWAS-1793
Ship ClassCherokee ClassBWAS-1793
Designed bySir Henry Peake (1753-1825)BWAS-1793
ConstructorJohn Dudman (1750-1817)BWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1793


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck90' 3"Imperial Feet27.5082 
Length of Keel73' 10 ⅝"Imperial Feet22.2663 
Breadth24' 6 ½"Imperial Feet7.3279 
Depth in Hold11' 0"Imperial Feet3.3528 
Draught Forward6' 2"Imperial Feet1.8796 
Draught Aft9' 0"Imperial Feet2.7432 
Burthen236 6694Tons BM 


13.7.1808Broadside Weight = 78 Imperial Pound ( 35.373 kg)B181
Gun Deck8 British 18-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
26.11.180775Design Complement

8 Commanding Officers

9.1808 - 11.1809CommanderJames IrwinBWAS-179311.1809 - 1.2.1812CommanderJames Anderson (1765-1835)BWAS-17932.1812 - 21.3.1812CommanderSir William George ParkerBWAS-179321.3.1812 - 7.6.1814CommanderEdmund LyonsBWAS-17937.6.1814 - 14.7.1815CommanderArchibald TisdallBWAS-179314.7.1815 - 10.1815CommanderThomas Wren Carter (1798-1874)BWAS-179311.1823 - 3.1829LieutenantJohn Alfred Moore (d.1831)BWAS-17933.1829 - 8.1834LieutenantJohn HillBWAS-1793

1 Commissioned Officer

1810LieutenantEdward Gascoigne PalmerTRN5

Service History

27.7.1808Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
7.9.1808Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £3386.0.0dBWAS-1793
7.12.1809Rinaldo vs Maraudeur
7.12.1809Took the Lugger Le Maraudeur (14) between Dungeness and the South ForelandBG
17.12.1810Action of 1810-12-17
3.9.1811Action off Bolougne
20.9.1811Action off Bolougne
3.5.1812Capture of the Apelles
4.5.1812Took the Sloop Apelles (14) retaken off Boulogne
6.1814Commissioned for the Jamaica StationBWAS-1793
10.1815Laid up at ChathamBWAS-1793
3.1819Began middling repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
5.1820Completed middling repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £5596.0.0dBWAS-1793
11.1823Refitted as a 10 gun Unrated Packet
11.1823Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
2.1824Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £5596.0.0dBWAS-1793
9.1824Recommissioned for the packet service at FalmouthBWAS-1793
8.1834Paid offBWAS-1793
6.8.1835Sold at Plymouth for £610BWAS-1793


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