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Sappho

6436
Nominal Guns16BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered27.1.1806BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down4.1806BWAS-1793
Launched15.12.1806BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardIpswich - Suffolk BWAS-1793
Ship ClassCruizer Class (1797)BWAS-1793
Designed by
William RuleBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1778-1813
BWAS-1793
Constructor
Jabez BaileyBritish
Ship Builder
Service 1804-1814
BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloopBWAS-1793
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1793
Broken Up1830BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck100' 3"Imperial Feet30.5562 
Length of Keel77' 6 ½"Imperial Feet23.4823 
Breadth30' 6"Imperial Feet9.2964 
Depth in Hold12' 9"Imperial Feet3.7719 
Burthen383 6494Tons BM 

Armament


15.12.1806Broadside Weight = 262 Imperial Pound ( 118.817 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck16 British 32-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1797121Design Complement

10 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
2.1807 - 5.3.1808Commander
George LangfordBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1797-1817
BWAS-1793
4.1808 - 1810Commander
William CharletonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1782-1810
BWAS-1793
1810 - 8.8.1810Commander
Thomas GravesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1811
BWAS-1793
9.1810 - 1811Commander
Edmund DenmanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1796-1815
BWAS-1793
1811 - 4.1814Commander
Hayes O'GradyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1807-1814
BWAS-1793
2.1818 - 11.1820Commander
James Hanway PlumridgeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1806-1863
BWAS-1793
11.1820 - 16.3.1821Commander
The Hon. Henry John RousBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1814-1863
BWAS-1793
16.3.1821 - 16.11.1821Commander
Henry William BruceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1805-1863
W033
2.1822 - 4.1824Commander
Jenkin JonesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1813-1842
BWAS-1793
4.1824 - 4.1825Commander
William HothamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1812-1825
BWAS-1793

4 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
12.3.1807 - 13.9.1809Lieutenant
Alexander HillsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1796-1809
NAO
14.6.1811 - 26.5.1815Lieutenant
Simon Edward AntramBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1801-1815
NBD1849
11.2.1818 - 7.1819Lieutenant
Michael QuinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1804-1863
NBD1849
6.4.1818 - 4.1820Lieutenant
Andrew BairdBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1807-1826
NBD1849

3 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
5.1807 - 1809Midshipman
Daniel M'neale BeattyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1807-1816
NBD1849
1.1810 - 14.6.1811Master's Mate
Simon Edward AntramBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1801-1815
NBD1849
3.1818 - 8.1823Midshipman
Wheatley ByassBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1808-1827
NBD1849

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
24.3.1807 - 5.18071st Class Volunteer
Daniel M'neale BeattyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1807-1816
NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
3.10.1806Began fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1793
27.6.1807Completed fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1793
3.3.1808Sappho vs Admiral Jawl
3.3.1808Took the Brig
Admiral Jawl (28) 1808-1808
Danish 28 Gun
Unrated Brig

22.6.1808Sailed for JamaicaBWAS-1793
4.1814Paid off into Ordinary at SheernessBWAS-1793
2.1818RecommissionedBWAS-1793
2.1818Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
5.1818Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
1830Broken up at HalifaxBWAS-1793

 

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