Vesuvius

7107
Nominal Guns10BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered30.3.1812BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down7.1812BWAS-1793
Launched1.5.1813BWAS-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
Sold22.7.1819BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck102' 4"Imperial Feet31.1404 
Length of Keel84' 2"Imperial Feet25.6159 
Breadth27' 0"Imperial Feet8.2296 
Depth in Hold13' 0"Imperial Feet3.9624 
Draught Forward8' 10"Imperial Feet2.4384 
Draught Aft10' 1"Imperial Feet3.0734 
Burthen326 3594Tons BM 

Armament


1.5.1813Broadside 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

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
6.1813 - 1814Commander William Cole Hart (d.1817)BWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
22.5.1813Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
27.9.1813Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
6.1816Laid up at DeptfordBWAS-1793
22.7.1819Sold to Mr. Garratt for £980BWAS-1793

 

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