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6260
Nominal Guns16BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered27.11.1802BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down10.1803BWAS-1793
Launched18.5.1805BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardHastings - Sussex BWAS-1793
Ship ClassMerlin ClassBWAS-1793
Designed by
William RuleBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1778-1813
BWAS-1793
Constructor
and Breeds HamiltonBritish
Ship Builder
BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Sold30.10.1817BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck106' 1 ½"Imperial Feet32.3215 
Length of Keel87' 8 ⅛"Imperial Feet26.5208 
Breadth28' 0 ½"Imperial Feet8.5471 
Depth in Hold13' 9"Imperial Feet4.0386 
Burthen366 6794Tons BM 

Armament


18.5.1805Broadside Weight = 304 Imperial Pound ( 137.864 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck16 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck6 British 12-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 12-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
29.1.1795121Design Complement

3 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
6.1805 - 22.1.1806Commander
Lucius CurtisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1795-1864
BWAS-1793
3.1806 - 17.9.1808Commander
Philip PiponBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1815
BWAS-1793
17.9.1808 - 1813Commander
Thomas MansellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1799-1849
BWAS-1793

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
18.6.1805 - 1808Lieutenant
George BrineBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1797-1846
NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
24.5.1805Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
3.8.1805Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
1808In the BalticBWAS-1793
1809In the BalticBWAS-1793
1810In the BalticBWAS-1793
1813In Ordinary at PlymouthBWAS-1793
30.10.1817Sold at Plymouth to Thomas Pitman for £820BWAS-1793

 

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