Nominal Guns14
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Privateer schooner 'Superieure' (1801) (14)
ShipyardMaryland - United States BWAS-1793
Ship TypeSchooner


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck86' 4"Imperial Feet26.2297 
Length of Keel67' 0"Imperial Feet20.4216 
Breadth23' 6"Imperial Feet7.0612 
Depth in Hold9' 5"Imperial Feet2.8702 
Burthen197Tons BM 


1804Broadside Weight = 84 Imperial Pound ( 38.094 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck8 British 18-Pound Carronade
Gun Deck2 British 12-Pounder

1810Broadside Weight = 24 Imperial Pound ( 10.884 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck12 British 4-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
180470 BWAS-1793

10 Commanding Officers

19.3.1804 - 6.1804LieutenantEdward CroftonBWAS-17936.1804 - 1806LieutenantWilliam Cady FromowBWAS-17931806LieutenantJohn Bassett Balderston (d.1808)BWAS-17931806 - 1807LieutenantEdward RushworthBWAS-17931807 - 17.10.1807LieutenantJohn Buller (d.1807)BWAS-179317.10.1807 - 4.12.1807LieutenantAndrew HodgeBWAS-17934.12.1807 - 12.11.1808LieutenantWilliam RobilliardBWAS-17931809 - 12.1809LieutenantHumphrey Fleming Senhouse (1781-1841)W02518.1.1809 - 1810CommanderWilliam FerrieBWAS-17931810 - 8.1810LieutenantRobert RussellBWAS-1793

Service History

6.2.1804Took the Privateer Le Serpent
22.10.1804Took the Privateer Le Chasseur (5) off Monti Christi
24.7.1805Took the Privateer Santa Magdalene (1)
4.9.1806Took the Ship of the Line San Juan (74)
16.3.1807Began refitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
2.4.1807Completed refitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
16.4.1807Sailed for the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1793
17.10.1807Took the Schooner Le Tape-a-L'Oeuil (7)
28.1.1809Capture of Martinique
10.2.1809Capture of the Junon
24.8.1810Arrived at Deptford and laid up in OrdinaryBWAS-1793
16.3.1814Sold to John Small Sedger for £440BWAS-1793


BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
W025William Loney RN - BackgroundP DavisWeb Site

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