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Autumn -> 1811 Strombolo

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Nominal Guns14BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Purchased28.2.1801BWAS-1793
ShipyardLow Dock - South Shields BWAS-1793
Constructor
Ann BrodrickBritish
Ship Builder
BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloopBWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Sold9.2.1815BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck98' 11"Imperial Feet29.8736 
Length of Keel78' 6"Imperial Feet23.7935 
Breadth28' 4"Imperial Feet8.5471 
Burthen335 1994Tons BM 

Armament


2.1801Broadside Weight = 162 Imperial Pound ( 73.467 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck12 British 24-Pound Carronade
Upper Gun Deck2 British 18-Pound Carronade

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
2.180170 BWAS-1793

12 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
2.1801 - 5.1803Commander
William RichardsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1782-1803
BWAS-1793
2.1801 - 5.1803Commander
William RichardsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1782-1803
BWAS-1793
5.1803 - 10.1804Commander
Samuel JacksonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1841
BWAS-1793
10.1804 - 1805Commander
Thomas SearleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1796-1846
BWAS-1793
9.1810 - 3.1811Commander
Corbet James d'AuvergneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1814
BWAS-1793
3.1811 - 1812Commander
Samuel GroveBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1795-1812
BWAS-1793
1812Commander
Thomas Cuthbert HichensBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1806-1814
BWAS-1793
13.7.1812 - 8.1812Commander
John StoddartBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1804-1825
BWAS-1793
8.1812Commander
Samuel GroveBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1795-1812
BWAS-1793
8.1812 - 1813Commander
John SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1798-1813
BWAS-1793
1813Commander
William Fairbrother CarrollBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1804-1830
BWAS-1793
1814Commander
John StoddartBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1804-1825
BWAS-1793

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
10.1802 - 17.10.1804Midshipman
William BroadwaterBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1798-1809
NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
28.2.1801Purchased from Perry & CoBWAS-1793
28.2.1801Began fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
19.3.1801Completed fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
27.9.1803Bombardment of Calais
10.1805fitting as a Receiving Ship at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
12.1810Began fitting as a Bomb Vessel at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
15.2.1811Renamed StromboloBWAS-1793
3.1811RecommissionedBWAS-1793
5.1811Completed fitting as a Bomb Vessel at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
11.12.1811Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1793
9.2.1815Sold for £1,680BWAS-1793

 

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