Sulphur

6943
Nominal Guns10BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Purchased4.1797BWAS-1793
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeBomb Vessel
Sold10.6.1816BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck96' 10 ¾"Imperial Feet29.2799 
Length of Keel79' 3 ⅜"Imperial Feet24.0887 
Breadth29' 0"Imperial Feet8.8392 
Depth in Hold13' 0"Imperial Feet3.9624 
Burthen354 6194Tons BM 

Armament


4.1797Broadside Weight = 190 Imperial Pound ( 86.165 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck4 British 68-Pound Carronade
Gun Deck2 British 10" Mortar
Quarterdeck4 British 18-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 18-Pound Carronade

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
179767Design Complement

5 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
8.1797 - 9.1797CommanderJohn DrummondBWAS-17939.1797 - 12.7.1798CommanderJames Keith ShepardBWAS-179312.7.1798 - 1.1.1801CommanderJohn WainwrightBWAS-17931.1.1801 - 5.1803CommanderHeader WhitterBWAS-17935.1803 - 1805CommanderDonald M'LeodBWAS-1793

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1803 - 4.5.1804Acting LieutenantHenry Dilkes Byng (1781-1860)NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
2.4.1797Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
12.9.1797Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £2752.0.0dBWAS-1793
2.7.1799Attack on Aix Roads
2.4.1801Battle of Copenhagen
4.1803Began fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
5.1803Completed fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
4.1805fitting as a Receiving Ship at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
1807In Ordinary at WoolwichBWAS-1793
10.6.1816Sold at Woolwich for £750BWAS-1793


Notes on Ship


OriginBWAS-1793
Mercantile Severn

Sources


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

Previous comments on this page

Posted by AvM on Friday 22nd of March 2019 16:52

In Navy estimates for 1810 - crew 60 men


Posted by AvM on Friday 22nd of March 2019 16:50

Docked 28 Feb 1801 at Sheernes Yard
improved

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