Vulture

7375
Nominal Guns16BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Purchased6.1803BWAS-1793
First Commissioned8.1803BWAS-1793
ShipyardSouth Shields - Durham - River Tyne BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Sold30.9.1814BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck105' 0"Imperial Feet32.004 
Length of Keel81' 11"Imperial Feet24.7142 
Breadth29' 11 ½"Imperial Feet8.8519 
Depth in Hold12' 9 ½"Imperial Feet3.6703 
Burthen391Tons BM 

Armament


8.1803Broadside Weight = 186 Imperial Pound ( 84.351 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck14 British 24-Pound Carronade
Upper Gun Deck2 British 12-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

5 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
8.1803 - 1806CommanderWilliam Green (d.1811)BWAS-179312.1806 - 1807CommanderJoseph PearceBWAS-179310.1808 - 1811CommanderMartin WhiteBWAS-17931811 - 1.2.1812CommanderGeorge Morris (1778-1857)BWAS-17936.2.1812 - 6.1814CommanderHenry BaughNBD1849

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
7.3.1808 - 31.12.1808LieutenantHenry Fage BelsonNBD18491.12.1808 - 1809LieutenantLeslie BouldersonNBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
20.7.1803Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
29.9.1803Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
11.1806Began fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1793
8.1807Completed fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1793
12.1807Began fitting as a Floating Battery at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1793
2.1808Refitted as a 16 gun Unrated Floating Battery
2.1808Completed fitting as a Floating Battery at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1793
30.9.1814Sold at Deptford for £1,500BWAS-1793


Notes on Ship


OriginBWAS-1793
Mercantile Warrior built at 'Shields' in 1801

 

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