Wanderer

7378
Nominal Guns18BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered19.11.1805BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down2.1806BWAS-1793
Launched29.9.1806BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardMistley - Essex BWAS-1793
Ship ClassCormorant Class - revivedBWAS-1793
Designed by The SurveyorsBWAS-1793
ConstructorIsaac BettsBWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Sold6.3.1817BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck109' 3"Imperial Feet33.2317 
Length of Keel91' 6"Imperial Feet27.8892 
Breadth29' 9"Imperial Feet8.8646 
Depth in Hold9' 0 ½"Imperial Feet2.7559 
Burthen430 7194Tons BM 

Armament


29.9.1806Broadside Weight = 334 Imperial Pound ( 151.469 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck16 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck6 British 18-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 18-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1806121Design Complement

5 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
12.1806 - 4.1811CommanderEdward CroftonBWAS-179318.3.1810 - 11.5.1810LieutenantGeorge Guy BurtonNBD18494.1811 - 10.1814CaptainFrancis NewcombeBWAS-17939.10.1814 - 12.1814CaptainJohn PalmerBWAS-179312.1814 - 1815CaptainWilliam DowersBWAS-1793

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
15.3.1815 - 12.1815LieutenantWilliam Batt (1793-?)NBD1849

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
4.1811 - 1814MidshipmanHenry Wolsey BayfieldNBD18491814 - 15.3.1815MidshipmanWilliam Batt (1793-?)NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
25.10.1806Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
31.1.1807Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
3.7.1808Landing at Sint Maarten
1811Refitted as a 20 gun Sixth Rate Post Ship
17.6.1812Sailed with a convoy for LisbonBWAS-1793
28.8.1812Sailed for North AmericaBWAS-1793
12.1814In the ChannelBWAS-1793
2.1817Refitted as a 24 gun Sixth Rate Post Ship
6.3.1817Sold to Mr. Splidt for £1,150BWAS-1793

 

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