Leven

7733
Nominal Guns20BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered18.11.1812BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down3.1813BWAS-1793
Launched23.12.1813BWAS-1793
First Commissioned4.1.1815BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardIpswich - Suffolk BWAS-1793
Ship ClassCyrus ClassBWAS-1793
Designed by William Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
Constructor Jabez BaileyBWAS-1793
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypePost Ship BWAS-1793
Broken Up7.1848BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck115' 6"Imperial Feet35.0622 
Length of Gundeck115' 8"Imperial Feet35.0655 
Length of Keel97' 4 ½"Imperial Feet29.5783 
Length of Keel97' 2"Imperial Feet29.5729 
Breadth29' 8 ⅜"Imperial Feet8.8487 
Breadth29' 10"Imperial Feet8.8392 
Depth in Hold8' 6 ¾"Imperial Feet2.4575 
Depth in Hold8' 6"Imperial Feet2.5908 
Draught Forward8' 6"Imperial Feet2.5908 
Draught Aft9' 6"Imperial Feet2.8956 
Burthen456 7794Tons BM 
Burthen454 8094Tons BM 

Armament


23.12.1813Broadside Weight = 326 Imperial Pound ( 147.841 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck20 British 32-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
27.11.1812135Design Complement

3 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
4.1.1815 - 11.1815Captain Buckland Stirling Bluett (d.1845)NBD18498.1818 - 2.1821Captain David Ewen Bartholomew (d.1821)BWAS-17932.1821 - 1825Captain William Fitzwilliam Owen (1774-1857)BWAS-1793

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
31.3.1815 - 18.9.1815Lieutenant John Robert BensonNBD18495.1825 - 9.1.1825Acting Lieutenant George William RabettNBD1849

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
2.9.1818 - 5.1820Master's Mate Alexander Bridport BecherNBD1849

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
1.1815 - 11.18151st Class Volunteer Henry Hope BinghamNBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
12.1814Began fitting for sea at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1793
22.1.1815Completed fitting for sea at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1793
2.1817Refitted as a 20 gun Unrated Unknown
7.1818Refitted as a 24 gun Sixth Rate Post Ship
2.1820Began fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
4.1820Completed fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
8.1821Began fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
1.1822Completed fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
1826At DeptfordBWAS-1793
5.1827At ChathamBWAS-1793
5.1833Began fitting as a Convict Ship at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
11.1833Completed fitting as a Convict Ship at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
1841Refitted as a Other Vessels Hulk
7.1848Broken up at DeptfordBWAS-1793

 

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