Towey

7064
Nominal Guns20BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered18.1.1813BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down5.1813BWAS-1793
Launched6.5.1814BWAS-1793
First Commissioned10.1814BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardBuckler's Hard - Hampshire BWAS-1793
Ship ClassConway ClassBWAS-1793
Designed by William Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
Constructor Balthazar Adams (1766-1821)BWAS-1793
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypePost Ship BWAS-1793
Broken Up11.11.1822BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck108' 0"Imperial Feet32.9184 
Length of Gundeck108' 2"Imperial Feet32.9248 
Length of Keel90' 0"Imperial Feet27.432 
Length of Keel89' 9 ⅝"Imperial Feet27.1431 
Breadth30' 7"Imperial Feet9.3218 
Breadth30' 6"Imperial Feet9.2964 
Depth in Hold9' 0"Imperial Feet2.7432 
Draught Forward7' 7"Imperial Feet2.3114 
Draught Aft11' 4"Imperial Feet3.4544 
Burthen447 7294Tons BM 
Burthen444 3394Tons BM 

Armament


6.5.1814Broadside Weight = 342 Imperial Pound ( 155.097 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck18 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck6 British 12-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 12-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1813155Design Complement

2 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1.10.1814 - 12.12.1816Captain Hew Stewart (1780-?)ref:12.12.1816 - 17.4.1819Captain William Hill (1779-?)NAO

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
5.12.1815 - 4.1819Midshipman Samuel BakerNBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
8.5.1814Began fitting for ordinary at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
1.6.1814Completed fitting for ordinary at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
9.1814Began fitting for sea at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
10.1814Commissioned for the East IndiesBWAS-1793
6.12.1814Completed fitting for sea at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
4.1819Laid up at PlymouthBWAS-1793
11.11.1822Breaking up completed at PlymouthBWAS-1793

 

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