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6232
Nominal Guns10BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered30.3.1807BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down12.1807BWAS-1793
Launched13.2.1808BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardNorthfleet Dockyard - Northfleet BWAS-1793
Ship ClassCherokee Class (1807)BWAS-1793
Designed by
Sir Henry PeakeBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1762-1813
BWAS-1793
Constructor
Thomas PitcherBritish
Ship Builder
Service 1745-1837
BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloopBWAS-1793
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1793
Sold18.4.1822BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck90' 4"Imperial Feet27.5336 
Length of Keel74' 0"Imperial Feet22.5552 
Breadth24' 7"Imperial Feet7.3597 
Depth in Hold11' 0"Imperial Feet3.3528 
Draught Forward6' 7"Imperial Feet2.0066 
Draught Aft9' 5"Imperial Feet2.8702 
Burthen237 794Tons BM 

Armament


13.2.1808Broadside 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

4 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
3.1808 - 9.1808Commander
John Hardy GodbyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1800-1814
BWAS-1793
9.1808 - 10.1812Commander
Samuel ClarkeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1801-1812
BWAS-1793
9.1812 - 7.6.1814Commander
William HillBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1819
NAO
7.6.1814 - 6.1816Commander
Robert JulyanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1795-1816
BWAS-1793

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
26.1.1811 - 18.5.1814Lieutenant
Thomas BradbyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1797-1816
NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
13.2.1808Began fitting at Northfleet - Kent BWAS-1793
3.1808Commissioned for the DownsBWAS-1793
5.1808Completed fitting at Northfleet - Kent BWAS-1793
6.10.1811Took the Privateer
L'Espoir (16) 1811-1811
French 16 Gun
Privateer
in the North Sea

6.1816Laid up at DeptfordBWAS-1793
18.4.1822Sold at Deptford to Thomas Pitman for £730BWAS-1793

 

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