Nominal Guns14BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Privateer cutter 'L'Anti-Briton' (1781) (22)
Ship TypeCutter BWAS-1714


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck83' 9 ½"Imperial Feet25.3111 
Length of Keel64' 1 ⅝"Imperial Feet19.5231 
Breadth28' 4 ⅞"Imperial Feet8.5566 
Depth in Hold10' 9 ¾"Imperial Feet3.0671 
Burthen275 2594Tons BM 


7.1782Broadside Weight = 44.5 Imperial Pound ( 20.181 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck14 British 6-Pounder
Gun Deck10 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

3.1801Broadside Weight = 72 Imperial Pound ( 32.652 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck8 British 18-Pound Carronade

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
7.1782110 BWAS-1714

15 Commanding Officers

6.7.1782 - 15.1.1783CommanderJohn Hutt (1746-1794) ADM 6/22/492BWAS-171415.1.1783 - 23.4.1783CommanderWilliam Titcher ADM 6/23/10BWAS-171428.8.1783 - 1.10.1783CommanderJohn Maude (d.1796) ADM 6/23/128ADM 6/231.10.1783 - 13.5.1784CommanderJohn Chapman (c.1734-?) ADM 6/23/147ADM 6/2313.5.1784 - 27.1.1785CommanderJohn Luck ADM 6/23/210BWAS-171427.1.1785 - 29.5.1786CommanderCharles Tyler (1760-1835) ADM 6/23/265BWAS-171430.8.1786 - 4.2.1789CommanderCharles Tyler (1760-1835) ADM 6/23/353ADM 6/234.2.1789 - 21.9.1790CommanderMark Robinson (1753-1834) ADM 6/23/506ADM 6/231.10.1790 - 31.10.1791CommanderFrancis Fayerman (d.1819) ADM 6/24/72BWAS-17141.11.1791 - 24.4.1793CommanderFrancis Fayerman (d.1819) ADM 6/24/144ADM 6/2424.4.1793 - 9.12.1793CommanderCharles Craven ADM 6/24/232BWAS-17144.7.1794CommanderJohn Draper ADM 6/25/56ADM 6/256.7.1794CommanderRowland Bevan ADM 6/25/56ADM 6/256.7.1794CommanderJohn Chesshyre (1758-1843) ADM 6/25/56ADM 6/253.1801 - 6.1801CommanderEdward Thornbrough Parker (d.1801)BWAS-1714

Service History

5.1782coppering and fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £3310.15.8dBWAS-1714
8.1782Refitted as a 14 gun Unrated  
4.1783Paid offBWAS-1714
5.4.1793Took the Privateer Le Courier
12.1793Laid up at SheernessBWAS-1714
6.1798Began fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1714
7.1798Completed fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness at a cost of £3036.0.0dBWAS-1714
22.4.1801Ordered to be soldBWAS-1714
6.1801Paid offBWAS-1714
18.7.1801Sold for £710BWAS-1714


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