Nominal Guns18BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Privateer sloop 'Le Hardi' (1800) (18)
ShipyardBordeaux - Gascony BWAS-1714
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Broken Up6.1809BWAS-1793


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck111' 2"Imperial Feet33.8374 
Length of Keel89' 0"Imperial Feet27.1272 
Breadth29' 11 ¾"Imperial Feet8.8583 
Depth in Hold13' 6 ½"Imperial Feet3.9751 
Burthen425 4494Tons BM 


8.1801Broadside Weight = 198 Imperial Pound ( 89.793 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck16 British 24-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
8.1801121 BWAS-1793

5 Ship Commanders

8.1801 - 29.4.1802Commander Richard Byron (1769-1837)BWAS-179329.4.1802 - 1806Commander William MounseyBWAS-17931806 - 22.1.1806Captain Edmund HeywoodBWAS-179322.1.1806 - 1806Commander Alexander Cunningham (d.1836)BWAS-17932.1806 - 1808Commander William MounseyBWAS-1793

1 Warrant Officer

9.1801 - 11.1804Master John KingdonNAO

Service History

14.5.1800Arrived at PlymouthBWAS-1793
7.1801Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
10.1801Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
27.7.1803Took the Corvette L'Atalante (18) in the Bay of BiscayBG
10.1.1807Sailed for the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1793
6.1809Docked at Sheerness to be broken upBWAS-1793


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