Nominal Guns12BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down6.1806BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardDover - Kent BWAS-1793
Ship ClassCheerful ClassBWAS-1793
Designed bySir John Henslow (1730-1815)BWAS-1793
Constructor James and Joseph JohnsonBWAS-1793
Ship TypeCutter BWAS-1793


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck63' 0"Imperial Feet19.2024 
Length of Keel46' 9 ¾"Imperial Feet14.0399 
Breadth23' 6"Imperial Feet7.0612 
Depth in Hold10' 0"Imperial Feet3.048 
Burthen137 3994Tons BM 


15.11.1806Broadside Weight = 64 Imperial Pound ( 29.024 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck10 British 12-Pound Carronade
Gun Deck2 British 4-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
180650Design Complement

3 Ship Commanders

1.1807 - 2.1809Lieutenant Peter Crawford (d.1849)BWAS-17932.1809 - 1815Lieutenant Richard Welch (d.1830)BWAS-17931815 - 5.1816Lieutenant Mark Robinson LucasBWAS-1793

1 Petty Officer

3.1809 - 31.10.1815Midshipman Thomas BurnhamNBD1849

Service History

23.11.1806Began fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1793
4.5.1807Completed fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1793
20.4.1810Took the Privateer L'Alcide (4) off Granville
5.1826Began small repair at UnknownBWAS-1793
8.1826Completed small repairBWAS-1793
12.1832Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
2.1833Refitted as a Other Vessels Lighter
2.1833Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
1.1837Sold at Chatham to Mr. Rahn for £400BWAS-1793


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