Nominal GunsLightly ArmedBWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down3.1795BWAS-1714
First Commissioned10.1789BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardNewfoundland Colony - Canada BWAS-1714
Ship ClassPlacentia ClassBWAS-1714
Designed bySir John Henslow (1730-1815)BWAS-1714
Constructor& Stuart JefferyBWAS-1714
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1714
Last Mentioned1807BWAS-1714


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck44' 7"Imperial Feet13.4557 
Length of Keel35' 4 ⅝"Imperial Feet10.6839 
Breadth15' 0"Imperial Feet4.572 
Depth in Hold8' 4"Imperial Feet2.54 
Burthen42 3394Tons BM 


1789Broadside Weight = 1 Imperial Pound ( 0.4536 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck4 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
178930Design Complement

7 Commanding Officers

8.10.1789 - 1792LieutenantCharles Rowley (1770-1845) ADM 6/24/11
Issued by Mark Milbanke (1724-1805), Newfoundland - Canada
Commission confirmed 26.11.1789
1792 - 1794LieutenantJahleel Brenton (1770-1844)BWAS-17141796LieutenantJohn HamsteadBWAS-17149.1801 - 1.1803LieutenantJasper ScamblerBWAS-17141.1803 - 12.1803LieutenantJohn Gardner Mcbride M'KillopBWAS-171411.1803 - 1806LieutenantJohn DrewBWAS-17141806 - 1807LieutenantJohn Harrison BuddleBWAS-1714

1 Commissioned Officer

24.10.1793 - 7.1.1795LieutenantRichard KevernNBD1849

Service History

10.1789Commissioned at NewfoundlandBWAS-1714
25.12.1796Began making good defects at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
1.6.1798Completed making good defects at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £681.0.0dBWAS-1714
9.1801Recommissioned for NewfoundlandBWAS-1714
12.1803Recorded as sold in Newfoundland?BWAS-1714


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