Nominal Guns8BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down11.1789BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardPlymouth - Devon BWAS-1714
Designed by John SchankBWAS-1714
Constructor Thomas DunstervilleBWAS-1714
Ship TypeCutter BWAS-1714
Deleted from list1816BWAS-1714


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck65' 0"Imperial Feet19.812 
Length of Keel50' 3 ⅞"Imperial Feet15.2622 
Breadth21' 5"Imperial Feet6.5278 
Depth in Hold7' 2"Imperial Feet2.1844 
Draught Forward5' 3"Imperial Feet1.6002 
Draught Aft6' 0"Imperial Feet1.8288 
Laden Draught Aft7' 2"Imperial Feet2.1844 
Burthen122 7194Tons BM 


10.1790Broadside Weight = 12 Imperial Pound ( 5.442 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck8 British 3-Pounder

2.4.1793Broadside Weight = 36 Imperial Pound ( 16.326 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck4 British 12-Pound Carronade
Gun Deck8 British 3-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
10.179045 BWAS-1714

9 Ship Commanders

10.1790 - 8.1795Lieutenant Micajah MalbonBWAS-17148.1795 - 3.1796Lieutenant James Duncan (d.1803)BWAS-171431.3.1796 - 3.1797Lieutenant Robert YettsBWAS-17143.1797 - 27.12.1798Lieutenant Henry GarrettBWAS-17142.1799 - 14.9.1802Lieutenant Jackson Dowsing (d.1802) Discharged DeadBWAS-17148.1803 - 10.1803Lieutenant William RobertsonBWAS-171410.1803 - 3.1804Lieutenant John Nugent (1782-?)BWAS-17143.1804 - 1810Lieutenant Charles RandleBWAS-17141811 - 1814Lieutenant Thomas SprouleBWAS-1714

Service History

9.9.1790Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
10.1790Commissioned for the ChannelBWAS-1714
3.2.1791Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £269.0.0dBWAS-1714
4.1791Began coppering and fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
5.1791Completed coppering and fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £1706.0.0dBWAS-1714
8.1791refitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
8.1795Commissioned for the North SeaBWAS-1714
25.7.1797Took the Brig Le Courrier de la Mer (12) ref:692
1.5.1798Action of 1st May 1798
1802Paid off?BWAS-1714
8.1803Recommissioned for the ThamesBWAS-1714
3.1804Recommissioned for guard duty at Bugsby's Hole in the ThamesBWAS-1714
2.1810Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
6.1810Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
1811Depot ship at WaterfordBWAS-1714
12.5.1814Order to be disposed off and deleted from the listBWAS-1714
3.2.1848Sold for $600 after serving as a coal depot at Callao, ChileBWAS-1714


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