Nominal Guns12BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Keel Laid Down2.1812BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardBridport - Dorset BWAS-1793
Ship ClassBold - Modified Confounder ClassBWAS-1793
Designed by William Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
Constructor William GoodBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1793


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck84' 3 ½"Imperial Feet25.6159 
Length of Keel70' 0"Imperial Feet21.336 
Breadth22' 0 ½"Imperial Feet6.7183 
Depth in Hold11' 1 ¼"Imperial Feet3.3592 
Burthen180 8494Tons BM 


26.9.1812Broadside Weight = 96 Imperial Pound ( 43.536 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck10 British 18-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
181160Design Complement

5 Ship Commanders

11.1812 - 3.1814Commander Henry Loraine Baker (1787-1859)BWAS-17933.1814 - 1815Commander Abraham Mills HawkinsBWAS-179311.1824 - 9.1826Lieutenant John ChrystieBWAS-17939.1826 - 1827Lieutenant Arthur WakefieldBWAS-17933.1830 - 1832Lieutenant George SmithersBWAS-1793

Service History

10.10.1812Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
14.12.1812Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
17.4.1813Sailed for North AfricaBWAS-1793
1815Paid offBWAS-1793
9.1820small repair at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1793
2.1825fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1793
1829Watch vessel at FoweyBWAS-1793
4.1829Began middling repair at UnknownBWAS-1793
6.1829Completed middling repairBWAS-1793
5.1830fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1793
1832Recieving ship at Sierra LeoneBWAS-1793
30.12.1840Sold at Sierra LeoneBWAS-1793


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