Carnation

7533
Nominal Guns16BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered8.10.1812BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down11.1812BWAS-1793
Launched29.7.1813BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardNortham - Devon BWAS-1793
Ship ClassCruizer ClassBWAS-1793
Designed byWilliam Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
ConstructorWilliam and James DurkinBWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1793
Sold21.1.1836BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck100' 1 ½"Imperial Feet30.4927 
Length of Keel77' 4 ⅜"Imperial Feet23.4791 
Breadth30' 7"Imperial Feet9.3218 
Depth in Hold12' 9"Imperial Feet3.7719 
Draught Forward6' 4"Imperial Feet1.9304 
Draught Aft11' 1"Imperial Feet3.3782 
Burthen384 8594Tons BM 

Armament


29.7.1813Broadside Weight = 262 Imperial Pound ( 118.817 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck16 British 32-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1797121Design Complement

10 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
3.10.1813 - 29.11.1815CommanderGeorge Bentham (1787-?)NBD18491816CommanderGregory GrantBWAS-17931816 - 1817CommanderThomas Wren Carter (1798-1874)BWAS-17931818 - 31.12.1818CaptainJohn GordonBWAS-179331.12.1818 - 5.1819CommanderWilliam Nugent GlasscockBWAS-17935.1819 - 11.10.1819CommanderHenry ShiffnerBWAS-179310.11.1819 - 1821CommanderRoger HallBWAS-17939.1821 - 5.1822CommanderJohn Edward WalcottBWAS-17935.1822 - 10.1824CommanderThomas Herbert (1793-1861)BWAS-179310.1824 - 6.1825CommanderRawdon MacleanBWAS-1793

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
19.6.1824 - 23.11.1826LieutenantRobert CampbellNBD1849

3 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
8.1814 - 1815Master's MateHenry BattNBD18495.1818 - 11.1818MidshipmanGeorge William RabettNBD184912.1821 - 10.1823MidshipmanWilliam Burt (1799-?)NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
9.8.1813Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
20.12.1813Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
26.9.1814Action of 1814-09-26
1817Paid offBWAS-1793
2.1818Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
5.1818Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
1821Paid offBWAS-1793
9.1821RecommissionedBWAS-1793
4.1.1822Sailed for JamaicaBWAS-1793
6.1825Returned home to pay off at PlymouthBWAS-1793
5.1826fitting as a breakwater at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
21.1.1836Sold at Plymouth for £810BWAS-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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