Nominal Guns18BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down12.1805BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardChapel BWAS-1793
Ship ClassCormorant Class - revived
Designed bySir John Henslow (1730-1815)BWAS-1793
ConstructorRobert AdamsBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Sold for Break Up18.4.1816BWAS-1793


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck108' 3"Imperial Feet32.9279 
Length of Keel90' 7"Imperial Feet27.6098 
Breadth29' 9"Imperial Feet8.8646 
Depth in Hold9' 0 ½"Imperial Feet2.7559 
Draught Forward7' 6"Imperial Feet2.286 
Draught Aft10' 4"Imperial Feet3.1496 
Burthen426 4294Tons BM 


1.9.1806Broadside Weight = 334 Imperial Pound ( 151.469 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck16 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck6 British 18-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 18-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
13.1.1798590Design Complement

5 Commanding Officers

9.1806 - 1809CommanderEdward KittoeBWAS-17931809CommanderAbraham Lowe (1771-?)BWAS-17931810 - 11.1811CommanderJames TillardBWAS-179311.1811 - 5.1812CaptainThe Hon. William WalpoleBWAS-17939.5.1812 - 1815CaptainAlexander Richard MackenzieBWAS-1793

Service History

9.1806Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard BWAS-1793
30.11.1806Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard BWAS-1793
4.1.1807Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1793
1809In the North SeaBWAS-1793
20.7.1810Sailed for PortugalBWAS-1793
19.11.1811Sailed for PortugalBWAS-1793
12.1812Refitted as a 20 gun Sixth Rate Post Ship
18.4.1816Sold for £970BWAS-1793


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