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Nominal Guns10BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered30.3.1812BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down7.1812BWAS-1793
Launched31.7.1813BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardTopsham - Devon BWAS-1793
Ship ClassVesuvius ClassBWAS-1793
Designed bySir Henry Peake (1753-1825)BWAS-1793
Constructor Robert DavyBWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeBomb Vessel BWAS-1793
Abandoned22.4.1848BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck102' 4 ½"Imperial Feet31.1023 
Length of Keel84' 2 ½"Imperial Feet25.6159 
Breadth27' 3 ⅜"Imperial Feet8.2391 
Depth in Hold12' 11 ½"Imperial Feet3.6703 
Draught Forward8' 10"Imperial Feet2.4384 
Draught Aft10' 0"Imperial Feet3.048 
Burthen333 3594Tons BM 

Armament


31.7.1813Broadside Weight = 102 Imperial Pound ( 46.257 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck8 British 24-Pound Carronade
Gun Deck2 British 6-Pounder
Gun Deck1 British 13" Mortar
Gun Deck1 British 10" Mortar

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
21.5.181267Design Complement

5 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
7.10.1813 - 6.1815Commander John SheridanBWAS-17936.1815 - 9.1815Commander Constantine Richard Moorsom (1792-1861)BWAS-17931824 - 14.10.1824Commander Alexander Dundas Young Arbuthnott (1789-1871)NBD184911.5.1839 - 1843Captain Francis Rawdon Moira Crozier (1796-1848)NBD18498.3.1845 - 1848Captain Francis Rawdon Moira Crozier (1796-1848)NBD1849

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
1824 - 9.18241st Class Volunteer George Kenyon (1811-?)NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
7.1812Began building at Topsham - Devon BWAS-1793
29.6.1813Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
31.7.1813Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £7416.0.0dBWAS-1793
31.7.1813Completed building at Topsham - Devon at a cost of £7495.0.0dBWAS-1793
1814In North AmericaBWAS-1793
9.1815Paid offBWAS-1793
3.1821Began large repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
11.1822Completed large repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £12487.0.0dBWAS-1793
4.1824fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £4626.0.0dBWAS-1793
7.1827Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
6.1828Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £6861.0.0dBWAS-1793
11.1828Began small repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
6.1829Completed small repair at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £7839.0.0dBWAS-1793
1.1836Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
6.1836Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £6940.0.0dBWAS-1793
4.1839Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
9.1839Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £6765.0.0dBWAS-1793
22.4.1848Abandoned in the Arctic IceBWAS-1793

 

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