Speedy

6830
Nominal Guns16BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Purchased7.1803BWAS-1793
First Commissioned8.1803BWAS-1793
ShipyardNewcastle upon Tyne - Northumberland - River Tyne BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Sold19.7.1817BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck101' 5"Imperial Feet30.9118 
Length of Keel82' 6"Imperial Feet25.0698 
Breadth29' 4 ½"Imperial Feet8.8519 
Depth in Hold12' 10"Imperial Feet3.6576 
Burthen339Tons BM 

Armament


8.1803Broadside Weight = 174 Imperial Pound ( 78.909 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck14 British 24-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
8.1803100 BWAS-1793

4 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
8.1803 - 1806CommanderHoratio Henry Paget (1813-1828)BWAS-179310.1806 - 1807CommanderHenry BarwellBWAS-17931807 - 8.1810CommanderRichard Henry MuddleBWAS-17938.1810 - 1811CommanderC. DixonBWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
27.7.1803Began fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
11.10.1803Completed fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
10.1806RecommissionedBWAS-1793
10.1806Began fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1793
12.1806Completed fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1793
3.1807Sailed with a convoy for NewfoundlandBWAS-1793
12.6.1808Sailed for NewfoundlandBWAS-1793
1.1811Began fitting as a Receiving Ship at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
2.1811Completed fitting as a Receiving Ship at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
1812In Ordinary at PortsmouthBWAS-1793
19.7.1817Sold at Portsmouth to Mr. Warwick for £950BWAS-1793


Notes on Ship


OriginBWAS-1793
Mercantile George Hibbert built at Newcastle in 1803

 

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