Shamrock

6625
Nominal Guns12BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered16.11.1811BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down3.1812BWAS-1793
Launched8.8.1812BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardKing's Lynn - Norfolk BWAS-1793
Ship ClassBold - Modified Confounder ClassBWAS-1793
Designed byWilliam Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
ConstructorEdward LarkingBWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1793
Transfered3.1833BWAS-1793
BecomesBritish brig 'Shamrock' (1833) (12)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck84' 1"Imperial Feet25.6096 
Length of Keel69' 9 ¾"Imperial Feet21.0503 
Breadth22' 0"Imperial Feet6.7056 
Depth in Hold11' 0 ¼"Imperial Feet3.3592 
Burthen179 6894Tons BM 

Armament


8.8.1812Broadside Weight = 96 Imperial Pound ( 43.536 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck10 British 18-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
181160Design Complement

4 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
11.1812 - 11.1813CommanderAndrew Pellatt GreenBWAS-179311.1813 - 6.1814CommanderJohn MarshallBWAS-17937.6.1814 - 9.10.1815CommanderChristopher Crackenthorp Askew (1782-1848)NL18655.1817 - 1828CommanderMartin WhiteBWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
18.9.1812fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1793
1814On the Irish StationBWAS-1793
10.1815Paid off into Ordinary at PlymouthBWAS-1793
11.1816Began fitting as a survey vessel at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
2.1817Completed fitting as a survey vessel at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
5.1817RecommissionedBWAS-1793
9.1830Began fitting as a Coal Depot at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
11.1831Completed fitting as a Coal Depot at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
NL1865The Navy List 1865The AdmiraltyDigital Book
 

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