Swinger

6626
Nominal Guns12BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered16.11.1811BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down4.1812BWAS-1793
Launched15.5.1813BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardBridport - Dorset BWAS-1793
Ship ClassBold - Modified Confounder ClassBWAS-1793
Designed by William Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
Constructor William GoodBWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1793
Broken Up3.1877BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck83' 11 ½"Imperial Feet25.3111 
Length of Keel69' 7 ⅞"Imperial Feet21.0534 
Breadth22' 0 ¾"Imperial Feet6.7247 
Depth in Hold11' 0"Imperial Feet3.3528 
Burthen180 3294Tons BM 

Armament


15.5.1813Broadside 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 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
6.1813 - 6.6.1814Commander Robert WanchopeBWAS-17936.6.1814 - 9.1815Commander Alexander Barclay Branch (1784-?)BWAS-179312.1815 - 1820Lieutenant John MitchellBWAS-17936.1823 - 11.1824Lieutenant John ScottBWAS-1793

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
10.6.1814 - 8.1815Lieutenant Henry Hayward BuddNBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
2.6.1813Began coppering and fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
2.11.1813Completed coppering and fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £2393.0.0dBWAS-1793
6.1814Leeward IslandsBWAS-1793
9.1815Paid offBWAS-1793
12.1815Recommissioned for LeithBWAS-1793
12.1815Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
7.1816Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
6.1823On the African StationBWAS-1793
7.1826Paid off at PortsmouthBWAS-1793
1.1829Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
2.1829Refitted as a Other Vessels Mooring Lighter
2.1829Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793

 

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