Valorous

7279
Nominal Guns22BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered29.5.1804BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down1804BWAS-1793
Launched11.1804BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardKingston upon Hull - Yorkshire - The Humber BWAS-1793
Ship ClassCombatant ClassBWAS-1793
Designed byJohn StainforthBWAS-1793
ConstructorJohn BluntBWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Sold7.5.1817BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck117' 4"Imperial Feet35.6676 
Length of Keel100' 0 ½"Imperial Feet30.4927 
Breadth28' 2"Imperial Feet8.5408 
Depth in Hold11' 3"Imperial Feet3.429 
Burthen422 1694Tons BM 

Armament


11.1804Broadside Weight = 264 Imperial Pound ( 119.724 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck22 British 24-Pound Carronade

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1804121Design Complement

6 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1.1805 - 3.1806CaptainGeorge Nicholas Hardinge (1781-1808)BWAS-17933.1806 - 1807CommanderWarwick LakeBWAS-17931807CommanderJohn EvansBWAS-17931807CommanderReuben Cailland ManginBWAS-17931807 - 1808CommanderCharles Marshall Gregory (d.1808)BWAS-17935.1808 - 1814CommanderJames IrwinBWAS-1793

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
10.2.1821 - 13.2.1822LieutenantThomas BallNBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
8.1.1805Began fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
10.3.1805Completed fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
1808Refitted as a 18 gun Unrated  
3.1808Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
8.1808Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
2.1814Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
4.1814Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
7.5.1817Sold to Mr. Pushman for £800BWAS-1793


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
 

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