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Nominal Guns16BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered13.7.1795BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down7.1795BWAS-1793
Launched29.8.1795BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardBlackwall Yard - Blackwall BWAS-1793
Ship ClassAlbatross Class (1795)BWAS-1793
Designed by
Sir John HenslowBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1761-1784
BWAS-1793
Constructor
John PerryBritish
Ship Builder
Service 1743-1810
BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloopBWAS-1793
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1793
Sold1.1802BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck96' 3"Imperial Feet29.2735 
Length of Keel73' 8"Imperial Feet22.3181 
Breadth30' 8 ½"Imperial Feet9.1567 
Depth in Hold12' 9"Imperial Feet3.7719 
Draught Forward5' 5"Imperial Feet1.651 
Draught Aft10' 5"Imperial Feet3.175 
Burthen369 4894Tons BM 

Armament


29.8.1795Broadside Weight = 262 Imperial Pound ( 118.817 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck16 British 32-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
22.4.1795121Design Complement

3 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
8.1795 - 6.12.1796Commander
John ColvillBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1814
BWAS-1793
6.12.1796 - 7.1798Commander
David AtkinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1796-1798
BWAS-1793
7.1798 - 1801Commander
John GardnerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1787-1801
BWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
7.1795Began building at Blackwall - London BWAS-1793
29.8.1795Completed building at Blackwall - London at a cost of £5230.0.0dBWAS-1793
29.8.1795Began coppering at Blackwall - London BWAS-1793
10.9.1795Completed coppering at Blackwall - London at a cost of £476.0.0dBWAS-1793
10.9.1795Began fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
6.10.1795Completed fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £3631.0.0dBWAS-1793
20.12.1796Took the Cutter
Le Coup d'Essai 1796-1796
French Privateer Cutter
off the Isle of Wight

3.1797Sailed for the Cape of Good HopeBWAS-1793
1.1802Sold at DeptfordBWAS-1793

 

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