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Spey

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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 Class (1812)BWAS-1793
Designed by
William RuleBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1778-1813
BWAS-1793
Constructor
James WarwickBritish
Ship Builder
BWAS-1793
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypePost ShipBWAS-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 FergusonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1805-1815
BWAS-1793
10.1815 - 15.11.1816Captain
John LakeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1796-1816
BWAS-1793
15.11.1816 - 1818Captain
James Arthur MurrayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1809-1818
BWAS-1793
1818 - 8.1819Captain
James Kearney WhiteBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1811-1822
BWAS-1793
8.1819 - 12.8.1819Commander
Frederick NoelBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1809-1819
BWAS-1793
12.8.1819 - 9.1821Commander
John Donaldson BoswallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1799-1846
NBD1849
9.1821 - 28.9.1821Commander
Charles PhillipsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1806-1834
BWAS-1793

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
3.3.1815 - 8.1815Lieutenant
Robert ButcherBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1807-1842
NBD1849

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
2.1815 - 3.3.1815Master's Mate
Robert ButcherBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1807-1842
NBD1849

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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