Nominal Guns16BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench sloop 'La Trompeuse' (1793) (16)
ShipyardLe Havre - Normandy BWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1793


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck91' 9"Imperial Feet27.9654 
Length of Keel73' 0 ¾"Imperial Feet22.2695 
Moulded Breadth29' 2 ½"Imperial Feet8.8519 
Breadth29' 7 ½"Imperial Feet8.8519 
Depth in Hold11' 7"Imperial Feet3.5306 
Burthen342Tons BM 


28.4.1794Broadside Weight = 144 Imperial Pound ( 65.304 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck16 British 18-Pound Carronade

4.7.1794Broadside Weight = 48 Imperial Pound ( 21.768 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck16 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
5.1794110 BWAS-1793

2 Ship Commanders

24.5.1794 - 10.6.1795Commander John Erskine Douglas (1758-1847) ADM 6/25/44BWAS-179310.6.1795 - 15.7.1796Commander Lucius Henry DawsonBWAS-1793

1 Petty Officer

5.1794 - 6.1800Midshipman Augustus BaldwinNBD1849

Service History

12.6.1795Took the Privateer L'Eveillé (6) off the Irish coast
15.7.1796Bilged in Kinsale HarbourBWAS-1793


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