Starling

6895
Nominal Guns12BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered20.11.1804BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down1.1805BWAS-1793
Launched5.1805BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardWilliam Rowe's Yard - Newcastle upon Tyne - River Tyne BWAS-1793
Ship ClassConfounder Class
Designed byWilliam Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
ConstructorWilliam RoweBWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeGun-brig
Sold29.9.1814BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck84' 3"Imperial Feet25.6223 
Length of Keel69' 10 ¼"Imperial Feet21.0376 
Breadth22' 1 ¼"Imperial Feet6.712 
Depth in Hold11' 0"Imperial Feet3.3528 
Burthen181 8394Tons BM 

Armament


5.1805Broadside Weight = 120 Imperial Pound ( 54.42 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck12 British 18-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser1 British 12-Pounder
Stern Chaser1 British 12-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
180450Design Complement

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
2.1837 - 8.1843LieutenantHenry Kellett (1806-1875)NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
14.6.1805Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
13.12.1805Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
29.9.1814Sold for £800BWAS-1793


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
 

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