Nominal Guns16BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down7.1795BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardDeptford Green - Deptford - Barnards' Thames Yards BWAS-1793
Ship ClassAlbatross ClassBWAS-1793
Designed bySir John Henslow (1730-1815)BWAS-1793
ConstructorFrances Barnard (d.1825)BWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1793
Broken Up4.1811BWAS-1793


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck96' 2"Imperial Feet29.2693 
Length of Keel73' 10 ½"Imperial Feet22.2631 
Breadth30' 8"Imperial Feet9.3472 
Depth in Hold12' 9"Imperial Feet3.7719 
Draught Forward5' 9"Imperial Feet1.7526 
Draught Aft10' 6"Imperial Feet3.2004 
Burthen369 5294Tons BM 


3.9.1795Broadside 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

4 Commanding Officers

28.8.1795 - 2.8.1799CommanderJohn Chambers White (1770-1845)BWAS-17932.8.1799 - 1801CommanderCharles Dashwood (1765-1847)DAR-18372.8.1799 - 2.11.1801CommanderCharles Dashwood (1765-1847)BWAS-17932.11.1801 - 11.1805CommanderWilliam GoateBWAS-1793

2 Commissioned Officers

29.5.1797 - 1797LieutenantGeorge BarnardNBD184917.3.1800 - 6.6.1803First LieutenantSamuel Burgess (1781-?)NBD1849

2 Warrant Officers

16.10.1795 - 8.4.1797MasterDavid DonaldsonADM29-19.4.1797 - 13.8.1798MasterJohn W TrotterADM29-1

2 Petty Officers

1797 - 28.11.1798MidshipmanJames Atwater (1774-1847)NBD184910.1799 - 7.1801MidshipmanJames Atwater (1774-1847)NBD1849

Service History

7.1795Began building at Deptford Green - Deptford - Barnards' Thames Yards BWAS-1793
29.8.1795Completed building at Deptford Green - Deptford - Barnards' Thames Yards at a cost of £5322.0.0dBWAS-1793
3.9.1795Began coppering at Deptford Green - Deptford - Barnards' Thames Yards BWAS-1793
10.9.1795Completed coppering at Deptford Green - Deptford - Barnards' Thames Yards at a cost of £513.0.0dBWAS-1793
10.9.1795Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
23.9.1795Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £3770.0.0dBWAS-1793
12.5.1796Took the Cutter Mercuur (24) off the Texel
22.8.1796Destruction of the Andromaque
9.1796Took the Cutter Le Phoenix (4) in the Channel
16.7.1797Destruction of the Calliope
11.8.1797Action of 1797-08-11
5.4.1798Took the Chasse-Maree La Sainte Famille

Arrived at Plymouth


Arrived at Plymouth

24.5.1799Took the Packet Golondrina off Corunna
2.7.1799Attack on Aix Roads
17.11.1799Took the Lugger Fouine (8) off Brest
31.7.1801Actiion of 1801-07-31
31.7.1801Action of 28th September 1801
11.1805Laid up at PortsmouthBWAS-1793
4.1811Broken up at PortsmouthBWAS-1793


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