Spey

6744
Nominal Guns20BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered18.11.1812BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down5.1813BWAS-1793
Launched8.1.1814BWAS-1793
First Commissioned12.1814BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardEling - Hampshire BWAS-1793
Ship ClassCyrus ClassBWAS-1793
Designed by William Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
Constructor James WarwickBWAS-1793
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypePost Ship BWAS-1793
Sold18.4.1822BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck115' 6"Imperial Feet35.0622 
Length of Gundeck115' 8 ⅜"Imperial Feet35.0615 
Length of Keel97' 4 ¼"Imperial Feet29.572 
Length of Keel97' 2"Imperial Feet29.5729 
Breadth29' 11"Imperial Feet8.842 
Breadth29' 10"Imperial Feet8.8392 
Depth in Hold8' 6"Imperial Feet2.5908 
Draught Forward8' 7"Imperial Feet2.6162 
Draught Aft9' 9"Imperial Feet2.9718 
Burthen463 4494Tons BM 
Burthen454 8094Tons BM 

Armament


8.1.1814Broadside 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

7 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
12.1814 - 1815Captain George FergusonBWAS-179310.1815 - 15.11.1816Captain John LakeBWAS-179315.11.1816 - 1818Captain James Arthur MurrayBWAS-17931818 - 8.1819Captain James Kearney WhiteBWAS-17938.1819 - 12.8.1819Commander Frederick NoelBWAS-179312.8.1819 - 9.1821Commander John Donaldson Boswall (1790-?)NBD18499.1821 - 28.9.1821Commander Charles PhillipsBWAS-1793

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
3.3.1815 - 8.1815Lieutenant Robert ButcherNBD1849

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
2.1815 - 3.3.1815Master's Mate Robert ButcherNBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
6.2.1814Began fitting for ordinary at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
24.2.1814Completed fitting for ordinary at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
12.1814Began fitting for sea at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
7.2.1815Completed fitting for sea at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
9.1815Began fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
10.1815RecommisisonedBWAS-1793
12.1815Completed fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
2.1817Refitted as a 20 gun Unrated Unknown
28.9.1821Paid offBWAS-1793
18.4.1822Sold at Chatham to Mr Vincent for £1,530BWAS-1793

 

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