Spider

6845
Nominal Guns16BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslySpanish brig 'Vigilante' (1789) (18)
Captured4.4.1806BWAS-1793
ShipyardMahón - Minorca 3DECKS
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1793
Broken Up1815BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB028
Length of Gundeck92' 0"Imperial Feet28.0416 
Breadth25' 0"Imperial Feet7.62 
Burthen280Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Burthen269Tons BM 

Armament


1808Broadside Weight = 132 Imperial Pound ( 59.862 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck14 British 18-Pound Carronade
Gun Deck2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
180885 BWAS-1793

4 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1808 - 1811Lieutenant William Sandford OliverBWAS-17931812 - 1813Commander Francis Gore WillockBWAS-17934.11.1814 - 1815Commander Robert CaulfieldBWAS-17931815 - 9.1815Commander Francis Charles Annesley (d.1846)NBD1849

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
3.1809 - 29.3.1809Master's Mate Donat Henry O'Brien (1785-?)NBD1849

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
13.11.1806 - 18083rd Class Boy Joseph Cammelleri (1794-1860)NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
24.12.1813Order to serve as a guard and receiving ship at St John's, AntiguaBWAS-1793
1815Broken up at AntiguaBWAS-1793

 

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