Slaney

6742
Nominal Guns22BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered18.11.1812BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down4.1813BWAS-1793
Launched9.12.1813BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardFrindsbury - Kent BWAS-1793
Ship ClassCyrus ClassBWAS-1793
Designed byWilliam Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
ConstructorJosiah and Thomas BrindleyBWAS-1793
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypePost Ship BWAS-1793
Broken Up1838BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck115' 6"Imperial Feet35.0622 
Length of Gundeck115' 6 ½"Imperial Feet35.0647 
Length of Keel96' 10 ⅞"Imperial Feet29.283 
Length of Keel97' 2"Imperial Feet29.5729 
Breadth29' 10 ⅝"Imperial Feet8.8551 
Breadth29' 10"Imperial Feet8.8392 
Depth in Hold8' 6 ⅛"Imperial Feet2.4416 
Depth in Hold8' 6"Imperial Feet2.5908 
Draught Forward8' 2"Imperial Feet2.4892 
Draught Aft9' 5"Imperial Feet2.8702 
Burthen460 3594Tons BM 
Burthen454 8094Tons BM 

Armament


9.12.1813Broadside Weight = 326 Imperial Pound ( 147.841 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck20 British 32-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
27.11.1812135Design Complement

10 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
12.1814 - 5.1815CaptainCharles SothebyBWAS-17935.1815CaptainGeorge Rose Sartorius (1790-1885)BWAS-17938.1818 - 9.5.1821CommanderDonat Henry O'Brien (1785-?)BWAS-17939.5.1821 - 10.1821CaptainDonat Henry O'Brien (1785-?)NBD184910.1821 - 1822CommanderHenry Stanhope (1788-1865)BWAS-17934.1823 - 1.1826CommanderCharles MitchellBWAS-17938.4.1825 - 1827CommanderSamuel Thornton (1797-?)BWAS-17935.1827 - 21.6.1828CommanderJames Campbell (1785-?)BWAS-17936.1828 - 1.1.1829CommanderHenry GossettBWAS-17931.1.1829 - 8.8.1829CommanderJoseph O'BrienBWAS-1793

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
2.1815 - 5.1815MidshipmanWilliam BarnardNBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
9.12.1813fitting for ordinary at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
12.1814Began fitting for sea at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
23.1.1815Completed fitting for sea at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
2.1817Refitted as a 20 gun Unrated  
7.1818Began fitting for sea at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
11.1818Completed fitting for sea at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
9.1822Began small repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
7.1823Completed small repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
5.1827Began fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
7.1827Completed fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
12.1830Laid up at BermudaBWAS-1793
1.1831Paid offBWAS-1793
1832Receiving ship at BermudaBWAS-1793


Sources


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

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