Nominal Guns16BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down3.1812BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardFishbourne - Sussex BWAS-1793
Ship ClassCruizer ClassBWAS-1793
Designed by William Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
Constructor Daniel ListBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1793


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck100' 6"Imperial Feet30.6324 
Length of Keel77' 7 ⅛"Imperial Feet23.4728 
Moulded Breadth30' 0"Imperial Feet9.144 
Breadth30' 6 ½"Imperial Feet9.1567 
Depth in Hold12' 9 ½"Imperial Feet3.6703 
Draught Forward5' 10"Imperial Feet1.524 
Draught Aft11' 0"Imperial Feet3.3528 
Burthen384 9394Tons BM 


9.10.1812Broadside 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

8 Ship Commanders

11.1812 - 7.6.1814Commander John PorteousBWAS-17937.6.1814 - 15.10.1814Commander Thomas Walbeoff Cecil (d.1814)BWAS-179315.10.1814 - 9.1815Commander Charles Samuel WhiteBWAS-17931815 - 9.1815Commander Francis Charles Annesley (d.1846)NBD18499.1815 - 1817CommanderSir James MurrayBWAS-179310.1820 - 22.7.1821Commander Armar Lowry Corry (1793-1855)BWAS-179323.7.1821 - 1822Commander Robert GoreBWAS-17939.1.1823 - 18.3.1823Commander Mark John Currie (1795-1874)NBD1849

4 Commissioned Officers

27.9.1815 - 1819Lieutenant Thomas BallNBD184920.10.1820 - 8.8.1821Lieutenant Mark John Currie (1795-1874)NBD184920.10.1820 - 6.12.1821Lieutenant Michael Quin (1791-1870)NBD18499.1.1823 - 1824Lieutenant William CrookeNBD1849

1 Petty Officer

9.1815 - 11.1815Midshipman Alexander BrownNBD1849

1 Crewman

11.12.1812 - 8.18141st Class Volunteer Alexander BrownNBD1849

Service History

10.1812Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
11.1812Commissioned for JamaicaBWAS-1793
18.12.1812Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
1815Commissioned for the MediterraneanBWAS-1793
10.1820Recommissioned for the East IndiesBWAS-1793
11.1820Began small repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
3.1821Completed small repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
3.1824Sold in the East Indies for 30,000 RupeesBWAS-1793


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