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Sirius

7808
Nominal Guns38BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered14.12.1810BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down9.1811BWAS-1793
Launched11.9.1813BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardBursledon - Hampshire BWAS-1793
Ship ClassLively Class (1799)BWAS-1793
Designed by
William RuleBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1778-1813
BWAS-1793
Constructor
& Blake TysonBritish
Ship Builder
BWAS-1793
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFrigateBWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Broken Up26.9.1862BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck155' 0 ⅛"Imperial Feet47.2472 
Length of Keel129' 7 ⅜"Imperial Feet39.3287 
Breadth39' 9"Imperial Feet11.8872 
Depth in Hold13' 7"Imperial Feet3.9624 
Draught Forward10' 8"Imperial Feet3.048 
Draught Aft14' 6"Imperial Feet4.2672 
Burthen1,089 5094Tons BM 

Armament


11.9.1813Broadside Weight = 494 Imperial Pound ( 224.029 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck28 British 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck12 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck2 British 9-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1799284Design Complement

Service History


DateEventSource
9.1811Began building at Bursledon - Hampshire BWAS-1793
11.9.1813Completed building at Bursledon - Hampshire at a cost of £23551.0.0dBWAS-1793
11.9.1813Began fitting for ordinary at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
29.9.1815Completed fitting for ordinary at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £8439.0.0dBWAS-1793
12.1819Began large repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
8.1821Completed large repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £22126.0.0dBWAS-1793
12.1829Began very small repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
5.1830Completed very small repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £4937.0.0dBWAS-1793
7.1860fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £1852.0.0dBWAS-1793
26.9.1862Completed breaking up at PortsmouthBWAS-1793


Notes on Ship


ServiceBWAS-1793
This vessel was never in commission

 

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