Nominal Guns16BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down4.1805BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardChapel - Southampton BWAS-1793
Ship ClassSeagull ClassBWAS-1793
Designed by William Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
Constructor Robert AdamsBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1793


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck93' 6"Imperial Feet28.3972 
Length of Keel76' 6 ⅜"Imperial Feet23.1743 
Breadth26' 6"Imperial Feet7.9502 
Depth in Hold12' 0"Imperial Feet3.6576 
Draught Forward7' 0"Imperial Feet2.1336 
Draught Aft8' 7"Imperial Feet2.6162 
Burthen288 5494Tons BM 


30.7.1805Broadside Weight = 174 Imperial Pound ( 78.909 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck14 British 24-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 6-Pounder

30.7.1805Broadside Weight = 78 Imperial Pound ( 35.373 kg)B181
Gun Deck8 British 18-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
4.1.180595Design Complement

5 Ship Commanders

8.1805 - 1808Commander James Wilkes MauriceBWAS-17931809Commander William RobilliardBWAS-17931810 - 1811Commander William FerrieBWAS-17932.1812 - 1814Commander William BissellBWAS-17932.1814 - 1815Commander Charles MitchellBWAS-1793

1 Commissioned Officer

1809Lieutenant Perry Dumaresq (1788-1839)ref:1626

2 Petty Officers

1806 - 1810Midshipman Benjamin Andrews (1794-1852)NBD18491.1809 - 1809Master's Mate James Anderson (d.1846)NL1865

1 Crewman

4.10.1805 - 18061st Class Volunteer Benjamin Andrews (1794-1852)NBD1849

Service History

30.7.1805Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
9.11.1805Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
30.8.1807Sailed with a convoy for JamaicaBWAS-1793
13.12.1807Took the Privateer Quixote (8)
1809In the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1793
2.7.1810Sailed for JamaicaBWAS-1793
9.1811Began repairs at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1793
3.1812Completed repairs at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1793
18.5.1812Sailed with a convoy for QuebecBWAS-1793
20.1.1814Stranded on Guernsey, but salvagedBWAS-1793
3.2.1819Sold to John Tibbut for £950BWAS-1793


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