Steady

6664
Nominal Guns12BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered9.1.1804BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down3.1804BWAS-1793
Launched21.7.1804BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardHythe - Kent BWAS-1793
Ship ClassArcher ClassBWAS-1793
Designed byWilliam Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
ConstructorMark RichardsBWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeGun-brig BWAS-1793
Sold9.2.1815BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck80' 1 ⅝"Imperial Feet24.3999 
Length of Keel65' 11 ½"Imperial Feet19.8247 
Breadth22' 6"Imperial Feet6.7818 
Depth in Hold9' 5 ½"Imperial Feet2.7559 
Burthen177 5794Tons BM 

Armament


21.7.1804Broadside Weight = 120 Imperial Pound ( 54.42 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck10 British 18-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 18-Pounder
Bow Chaser2 British 12-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
12.180050Design Complement

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
8.1804 - 1811LieutenantArthur Stow (d.1820)BWAS-17933.1812 - 1814LieutenantGeorge GreenBWAS-1793

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1.1805 - 4.6.1807Sub-LieutenantJohn Ballantyne (1775-?)NBD18494.6.1807 - 5.3.1808LieutenantJohn Ballantyne (1775-?)NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
3.8.1804Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
15.9.1804Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
1.8.1808Sailed for the River PlateBWAS-1793
30.8.1810Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1793
1813Sailed to the BalticBWAS-1793
9.2.1815Sold at Portsmouth for £700BWAS-1793

 

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