Nominal Guns16BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down12.1808BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardFrindsbury - Kent BWAS-1793
Ship ClassCruizer ClassBWAS-1793
Designed by William Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
Constructor Josiah and Thomas BrindleyBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1793
Broken Up6.6.1829BWAS-1793


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck100' 0"Imperial Feet30.48 
Length of Keel77' 3 ½"Imperial Feet23.4823 
Breadth30' 6 ½"Imperial Feet9.1567 
Depth in Hold12' 9"Imperial Feet3.7719 
Draught Forward6' 6"Imperial Feet1.9812 
Draught Aft10' 6"Imperial Feet3.2004 
Burthen384 5194Tons BM 


15.7.1809Broadside Weight = 262 Imperial Pound ( 118.817 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck16 British 32-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1797121Design Complement

7 Ship Commanders

9.1809 - 1810CommanderSir James Grant (1772-1833)BWAS-17931810 - 21.10.1810Captain John LawsonBWAS-179321.10.1810 - 1.8.1811Lieutenant Henry Christopher HartBWAS-17931.8.1811 - 21.3.1812Commander Joseph SymesBWAS-17933.1812 - 1815Commander John CarterBWAS-17936.1822 - 6.1823Commander John Walter RobertsBWAS-179323.6.1823 - 10.1825Commander Andrew Forbes (d.1847)BWAS-1793

1 Commissioned Officer

19.6.1822 - 17.3.1825Lieutenant Thomas Baring BondNBD1849

Service History

15.7.1809fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
1813In the BalticBWAS-1793
1814At JamaicaBWAS-1793
8.2.1814Took the Privateer L'Emile (14) off St Valery
1815At JamaicaBWAS-1793
2.1817Refitted as a 18 gun Unrated Unknown
3.1817Began large repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
9.1818Laid upBWAS-1793
9.1818Completed large repair at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
6.1822Recommissioned for the West IndiesBWAS-1793
6.1822Refitted as a 18 gun Unrated Unknown
31.3.1823Took the Schooner Zaragozana off Malta
10.1825Paid offBWAS-1793
6.6.1829Breaking up completed at PortsmouthBWAS-1793


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