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Nominal Guns12BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered6.1804BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down7.1804BWAS-1793
Launched2.11.1804BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardLympstone - Devon BWAS-1793
Ship ClassArcher ClassBWAS-1793
Designed byWilliam Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
ConstructorJohn BassBWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeGun-brig BWAS-1793
Sold for Break Up31.7.1816BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck80' 0"Imperial Feet24.384 
Length of Keel65' 10"Imperial Feet19.812 
Breadth22' 6 ¾"Imperial Feet6.7247 
Depth in Hold9' 5"Imperial Feet2.8702 
Burthen178 3094Tons BM 

Armament


2.11.1804Broadside Weight = 108 Imperial Pound ( 48.978 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck10 British 18-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 18-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
12.180050Design Complement

4 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
12.1804 - 1805LieutenantEdmund WallingtonBWAS-17931806 - 12.1812LieutenantPeter RigbyBWAS-179314.12.1812 - 3.10.1813CommanderGeorge Bentham (1787-?)NBD184910.1813 - 9.1815CommanderGamaliel FitzmauriceBWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
2.12.1804Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
28.5.1805Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
23.8.1807Aciton of 1807-08-23
12.1812Refitted as a 12 gun Unrated  


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
 

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