Sprightly

6860
Nominal Guns12BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Purchased1805BWAS-1793
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeCutter BWAS-1793
Broken Up5.1815BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck63' 9"Imperial Feet19.2786 
Length of Keel45' 6 ¼"Imperial Feet13.7224 
Breadth22' 3 ⅛"Imperial Feet6.7088 
Depth in Hold10' 10"Imperial Feet3.048 
Burthen119 9294Tons BM 

4 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
9.1805 - 1810LieutenantSamuel GordonBWAS-17931810 - 8.1812LieutenantAbraham GarlandBWAS-17938.1812 - 22.7.1813LieutenantJames Pettet (d.1813)BWAS-17931814 - 1815LieutenantThomas Cowper SherwinBWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
9.1805Commissioned for the ChannelBWAS-1793
9.1805Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
15.1.1806Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
1810Refitted as a 12 gun Unrated Gun-brig
5.1815Broken up at PortsmouthBWAS-1793


Notes on Ship


OriginBWAS-1793
Mercantile Lively, built 1805

 

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