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7449
Nominal Guns20BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered18.1.1813BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down9.1813BWAS-1793
Launched17.8.1814BWAS-1793
First Commissioned5.1815BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardRedbridge - Hampshire BWAS-1793
Ship ClassConway ClassBWAS-1793
Designed byWilliam Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
Constructor Hobbs & HellyerBWAS-1793
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypePost Ship BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Broken Up10.1852BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck108' 0"Imperial Feet32.9184 
Length of Gundeck108' 1 ⅞"Imperial Feet32.9406 
Length of Keel89' 11 ½"Imperial Feet27.1399 
Length of Keel89' 9 ⅝"Imperial Feet27.1431 
Breadth30' 6 ¾"Imperial Feet9.1631 
Breadth30' 6"Imperial Feet9.2964 
Depth in Hold9' 0"Imperial Feet2.7432 
Draught Forward8' 6"Imperial Feet2.5908 
Draught Aft11' 6"Imperial Feet3.5052 
Burthen446 8994Tons BM 
Burthen444 3394Tons BM 

Armament


17.8.1814Broadside Weight = 342 Imperial Pound ( 155.097 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck18 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck6 British 12-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 12-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1813155Design Complement

5 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
5.1815 - 1816CaptainAndrew Pellatt GreenBWAS-17931816 - 2.1816CaptainJames Lillicrap (1770-1851)BWAS-17932.1816 - 1818CaptainJohn HarperBWAS-17931818 - 5.1820CaptainGeorge Wickins Willes (1785-1846)BWAS-17935.1820 - 1823CaptainPeter Fisher (d.1844)BWAS-1793

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
5.1815 - 1816Rear-Admiral of the RedSir Thomas Francis Fremantle (1765-1819)BWAS-1793

5 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
5.5.1814 - 4.9.1815Flag LieutenantJohn BranfordNBD184918.5.1815 - 20.1.1816First LieutenantEdward Hollingworth Delafosse (1788-?)NBD184916.6.1815 - 1816LieutenantJohn Willison (1789-1847)NBD18498.6.1816 - 12.1818LieutenantHenry Brett (1790-?)NBD184915.12.1818 - 29.11.1819First LieutenantJohn Bendyshe (1791-?)NBD1849

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1816 - 17.4.1824Master's MateIsaac Avarne (d.1845)NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
18.8.1814Began fitting for ordinary at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
23.8.1814Completed fitting for ordinary at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
5.1815Commissioned as flagship in the Channel IslandsBWAS-1793
5.1815Began fitting for sea at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
10.7.1815Completed fitting for sea at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
2.1816On the Halifax StationBWAS-1793
1823Paid offBWAS-1793
9.1825Refitted as a Other Vessels Prison hulk
9.1825fitting as a Convict Ship at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1793
4.1834At ChathamBWAS-1793
10.1852Broken up at DeptfordBWAS-1793

 

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