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Nominal Guns16BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered5.11.1808BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down10.1808BWAS-1793
Launched15.7.1809BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardBursledon - Hampshire BWAS-1793
Ship ClassCruizer ClassBWAS-1793
Designed by William Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
Constructor & Scott BlakeBWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1793
Broken Up7.1841BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck100' 5"Imperial Feet30.607 
Length of Keel77' 8 ¾"Imperial Feet23.4887 
Breadth30' 8"Imperial Feet9.3472 
Depth in Hold12' 10"Imperial Feet3.6576 
Draught Forward6' 6"Imperial Feet1.9812 
Draught Aft11' 0"Imperial Feet3.3528 
Burthen388 7894Tons BM 

Armament


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

8 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
8.1809 - 23.5.1810Commander Fitzowen George Skinner (d.1810)BWAS-179325.5.1810 - 21.10.1810Commander John LambornBWAS-179321.10.1810 - 1814Commander Alexander RennyBWAS-17931.1823 - 5.1826Commander Rodney ShannonBWAS-17935.1826 - 30.4.1827Commander Robert PattonBWAS-179330.4.1827 - 16.9.1828Commander Thomas Bennett (1785-?)NBD184916.9.1828 - 1830Commander Samuel PriceBWAS-179314.4.1832 - 8.1835Commander James Richard BoothNBD1849

5 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
25.10.1811 - 11.10.1813First Lieutenant James Bayly (1785-1857)NBD184912.2.1812 - 13.6.1812Lieutenant William Lenthall Brake (1787-c.1858)NBD184920.1.1823 - 1823Lieutenant James Richard BoothNBD184914.4.1832 - 1834Lieutenant Augustus BoltonNBD18498.5.1838 - 1838Lieutenant Jonas Archer AbbottNBD1849

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1823 - 1825Midshipman John Gustavus CrosbieNBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
19.7.1809Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
8.1809Commissioned for the DownsBWAS-1793
9.12.1809Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
2.1817Refitted as a 18 gun Unrated Unknown
7.1818Began large repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
4.1819Completed large repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £10133.0.0dBWAS-1793
1.1823Recommissioned for CorkBWAS-1793
1.1823Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
4.1823Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £2751.0.0dBWAS-1793
9.1828Refitted as a 18 gun Unrated Unknown
9.1828Began refitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
11.1828Completed refitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £2665.0.0dBWAS-1793
3.1831Began middling repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
4.1832Recommissioned for the Cape of Good HopeBWAS-1793
4.1832Refitted as a 18 gun Unrated Unknown
6.1832Completed middling repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £7359.0.0dBWAS-1793
21.3.1837Sailed for LisbonBWAS-1793
7.1841Broken up at PlymouthBWAS-1793

 

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