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Nominal Guns12
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered16.11.1811
Keel Laid Down2.1812
Launched25.7.1812
How acquiredPurpose built
ShipyardLyme Regis - Dorset
Ship ClassBold - Modified Confounder Class
Designed byWilliam Rule (d.1816)
Constructorand Son Russel
CategoryUnrated
Ship TypeSloop
Sailing RigBrig
Sold4.1.1832

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck84' 0"Imperial Feet25.6032 
Length of Keel69' 9 ⅜"Imperial Feet21.0407 
Breadth22' 1 ½"Imperial Feet6.7183 
Depth in Hold11' 0"Imperial Feet3.3528 
Burthen181 6594Tons BM 

Armament


25.7.1812Broadside 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

5 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
8.1812 - 7.1813CommanderGeorge Rose Sartorius (1790-1885)BWAS-17937.1813 - 11.1814CommanderWilliam Bateman DashwoodBWAS-179311.1814 - 1815CommanderGeorge KingBWAS-17933.1821 - 12.1823LieutenantJohn HoseBWAS-179310.3.1823 - 1826LieutenantFrederick Bullock (1788-1874)NBD1849

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
14.12.1814 - 1.1816LieutenantGeorge Young (1785-?)NBD1849

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
8.2.1824 - 2.1827UnknownEdward James Bedford (1810-?)NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
9.8.1812Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
9.10.1812Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
1.11.1813Took the Lugger Le Lion (16) near St. Vallery bearing S. S.E. 5 miles losing no men and no woundedBG
1815In Ordinary at SheernessBWAS-1793
1.1821Began fitting as a survey vessel at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1793
4.1821Completed fitting as a survey vessel at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1793
29.6.1824Arrived at Stomness in company with Griper (12) WRBLOG
3.7.1824Left Stomness bound for Hudson StraitWRBLOG
9.1827fitting as a Powder Magazine at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1793
4.1.1832Sold to Levy, Rochester for £420BWAS-1793


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
BGThe London GazetteOfficialWeb Site
WRBLOGWarship ResearchRon & Alexander van MaananWeb Site
 

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