Snipe -> 1815 Mooring Lighter No.13

Nominal Guns12BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down1.1801BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardBuckler's Hard - Hampshire BWAS-1793
Ship ClassBloodhound ClassBWAS-1793
Designed bySir John Henslow (1730-1815)BWAS-1793
Constructor Balthazar Adams (1766-1821)BWAS-1793
Ship TypeGun-brig BWAS-1793
Broken Up5.1846BWAS-1793


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck80' 1 ½"Imperial Feet24.3967 
Length of Keel65' 8"Imperial Feet19.8526 
Breadth23' 0"Imperial Feet7.0104 
Depth in Hold8' 6"Imperial Feet2.5908 
Draught Forward6' 0"Imperial Feet1.8288 
Draught Aft7' 4"Imperial Feet2.2352 
Burthen184 7294Tons BM 


2.5.1801Broadside Weight = 108 Imperial Pound ( 48.978 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck10 British 18-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 18-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
180150Design Complement

3 Ship Commanders

5.1801 - 1813Lieutenant Charles ChampionBWAS-179313.1.1814 - 28.12.1814Commander Provo William Parry Wallis (1791-1892)NBD18495.1815 - 8.1815Commander George BulleyBWAS-1793

Service History

3.5.1801Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
11.6.1801Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
8.1815Refitted as a Other Vessels Mooring Lighter
8.1815Renamed Mooring Lighter No.13BWAS-1793
5.1846Broken up at ChathamBWAS-1793


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