Rolla

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 ClassBWAS-1793
Designed bySir Henry Peake (1753-1825)BWAS-1793
Constructor Thomas Pitcher (1745-1837)BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-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 GodbyBWAS-17939.1808 - 10.1812Commander Samuel ClarkeBWAS-17939.1812 - 7.6.1814Commander William Hill (1779-?)NAO7.6.1814 - 6.1816Commander Robert JulyanBWAS-1793

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
26.1.1811 - 18.5.1814Lieutenant Thomas BradbyNBD1849

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) 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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