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Nominal Guns10BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Purchased4.1797BWAS-1793
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeBomb Vessel BWAS-1793
Sold5.1802BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck92' 9"Imperial Feet28.1559 
Length of Keel81' 6"Imperial Feet24.8412 
Breadth27' 2"Imperial Feet8.2369 
Depth in Hold12' 5"Imperial Feet3.7211 
Burthen320Tons BM 

Armament


4.1797Broadside Weight = 190 Imperial Pound ( 86.165 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck4 British 68-Pound Carronade
Gun Deck2 British 10" Mortar
Quarterdeck4 British 18-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 18-Pound Carronade

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
179767Design Complement

4 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
4.1797 - 1802LieutenantCharles James Johnston (d.1835)BWAS-17937.1797 - 10.1798LieutenantJohn Micklam Halstead (d.1797)BWAS-179310.1798 - 1800LieutenantFrancis Richard StratonBWAS-17934.1801LieutenantPeter HeywoodBWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
5.1802Sold at MadagascarBWAS-1793


Notes on Ship


OriginBWAS-1793
American Merchant Hector, bought at Bombay

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
 

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