DimensionsDimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793Length of Gundeck150' 2"Imperial Feet45.72 Length of Keel125' 6 ½"Imperial Feet38.1127 Breadth39' 11 ⅜"Imperial Feet11.8967 Depth in Hold12' 11"Imperial Feet3.6576 Burthen1,062 79⁄94Tons BM
Armament5.5.1806Broadside Weight = 425 Imperial Pound ( 192.7375 kg)
|BWAS-1793||Upper Gun Deck28 British 18-Pounder||Quarterdeck6 British 32-Pound Carronade||Quarterdeck8 British 9-Pounder||Forecastle2 British 32-Pound Carronade||Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder|
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Notes on Ship
Memorial at St. Paul's Church, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
"Sacred to the memory of Mr. John Samwell Midshipman of HMS Shannon who died at the Naval Hospital on the 13th June 1815 aged 18 years. Also Mr William Stevens boatswain of the same ship who died there on the 19th June 1815 aged 36 years. Those brave officers clos'd their career in consequence of desperate wounds received in the gallant action between their own ship and the American frigate Chesepak on the 1 of June 1815 which ended in the capture of the enemy ship in 14 minutes."
Memoria at Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
"Sacred to the memory of the brave seaman who died at the Hospital of the wounds they received on board H.M.S. Shannon in the Glorious Action in which she captured the United States Frigate '[USS Chesapeake|Chesapeake]' on the first of June 1813. Owen Callaghan. Peter Lawson. Francis Albert. Francis Dixon. John Anthony."
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook