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Nominal Guns22BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down1804BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardKingston upon Hull - Yorkshire - The Humber BWAS-1793
Ship ClassCombatant Class (1804)BWAS-1793
Designed by
John StainforthBritish
Ship Builder
John BluntBritish
Ship Builder
Ship TypeSloopBWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793


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 


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 Ship Commanders

1.1805 - 3.1806Captain
George Nicholas HardingeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1800-1808
3.1806 - 1807Commander
Warwick LakeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1804-1810
Reuben Cailland ManginBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1800-1807
John EvansBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1797-1812
1807 - 1808Commander
Charles Marshall GregoryBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1797-1808
5.1808 - 1814Commander
James IrwinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1792-1814

1 Commissioned Officer

10.2.1821 - 13.2.1822Lieutenant
Thomas BallBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1797-1828

Service History

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 Unknown
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


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Posted by AvM on Friday 3rd of December 2021 23:36

Hampshire Chronicle - Monday 18 August 1817

FOR SALE AUCTION, on Friday the 22d August, 1317, at ten o'clock in the morning, Mr. Gilley's Yard, East Cowes, general assortment Prime SHIP being the remaining part broke up from bis Majesty's late ship Valorous, consisting of
40 Oak and Fir Beams
10 Ladders ft. 2in.Oeck Piauks Oak Knees 0000 ft. Sin. ditto Prime Keel in 3 pieces ft. 3iu. Oak ditto Ditto Kelson ditto ft. 4in. do. bottom do. lOTousof bolt aud spike 200' Fop & FuttickTimbcr Iron 500 Carlius and Ledges Quantity of Bulk Head Quantity Doors & Gratings Boards 2 Ship's Pumps, with brass Stanchions, Riders, chambers Hooks, Transoms, and Ship's Rudder complete other useful Timber, Set of prime Floors for a Firewood, &c. ship of 400 tons The public are respectfully informed the above Timber offered for Sale is worthy of their notice, the whole being in good condition, especially the Deck and inch Oak Plank, which h not been on the ship more than five years, and been carefully taken off, is suitable for general purposes of ceiling for ships, barns, floors, baukjug, &c. The Premises being be cleared or before the 30th September, th» whole will sold without the least reserve. For catalogues, and a view, apply at the Place of Sale, and Mr. Joseph Push man

Posted by AvM on Friday 3rd of December 2021 23:33

Hampshire Chronicle - Monday 05 May 1817

relatinfg to sale
last time used as an Army Depot at Cowes

Posted by AvM on Friday 3rd of December 2021 23:30

Ineteresting she was offered for sale on
21 Feb 1811
so not sold :O

Morning Herald (London) - Thursday 14 February 1811
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