1808 Gunboats 1st Batch

NationalityGreat Britain
Nominal Guns3
Approved1808/02
Designer 
RateUnrated
TypeGunboat
Designed Crew0
Ships in Class30

Design ArmamentBroadside Weight = 27.00 Imperial Pound ( 12.24 kg)BWAS-1793
Bow Chaser2 x British 18-Pounder
Pivot Mount1 x British 18-Pound Carronade

Design Dimensions and Ship Information
 OrderedShipyardLaunchedOut of serviceFateGundeck LengthLength of KeelBreadthDepth in holdBurthen
As Designed     50' 7"44 539414' 2 ½"5' 4 ½"41' 6"
Gunboat No. 1 (3) 2.1808Unknown18081815Last known50' 7"44 539414' 2 ½"5' 4 ½"41' 6"
Gunboat No. 2 (3) 2.1808Unknown18081815Last known50' 7"44 539414' 2 ½"5' 4 ½"41' 6"
Gunboat No. 3 (3) 2.1808Unknown18081815Last known50' 7"44 539414' 2 ½"5' 4 ½"41' 6"
Gunboat No. 4 (3) 2.1808Unknown18081815Last known50' 7"44 539414' 2 ½"5' 4 ½"41' 6"
Gunboat No. 5 (3) 2.1808Unknown18081815Last known50' 7"44 539414' 2 ½"5' 4 ½"41' 6"
Gunboat No. 6 (3) 2.1808Unknown18081815Last known50' 7"44 539414' 2 ½"5' 4 ½"41' 6"
Gunboat No. 7 (3) 2.1808Unknown18081815Last known50' 7"44 539414' 2 ½"5' 4 ½"41' 6"
Gunboat No. 8 (3) 2.1808Unknown18081815Last known50' 7"44 539414' 2 ½"5' 4 ½"41' 6"
Gunboat No. 9 (3) 2.1808Unknown18081815Last known50' 7"44 539414' 2 ½"5' 4 ½"41' 6"
Gunboat No. 10 (3) 2.1808Unknown18081815Last known50' 7"44 539414' 2 ½"5' 4 ½"41' 6"
Gunboat No. 11 (3) 2.1808Unknown18081815Last known50' 7"44 539414' 2 ½"5' 4 ½"41' 6"
Gunboat No. 13 (3) 2.1808Unknown18081815Last known50' 7"44 539414' 2 ½"5' 4 ½"41' 6"
Gunboat No. 14 (3) 2.1808Unknown18081815Last known50' 7"44 539414' 2 ½"5' 4 ½"41' 6"
Gunboat No. 15 (3) 2.1808Unknown18081815Last known50' 7"44 539414' 2 ½"5' 4 ½"41' 6"
Gunboat No. 17 (3) 2.1808Unknown18081815Last known50' 7"44 539414' 2 ½"5' 4 ½"41' 6"
Gunboat No. 18 (3) 2.1808Unknown18081815Last known50' 7"44 539414' 2 ½"5' 4 ½"41' 6"
Gunboat No. 19 (3) 2.1808Unknown18081815Last known50' 7"44 539414' 2 ½"5' 4 ½"41' 6"
Gunboat No. 20 (3) 2.1808Unknown18081815Last known50' 7"44 539414' 2 ½"5' 4 ½"41' 6"
Gunboat No. 21 (3) 2.1808Unknown18081815Last known50' 7"44 539414' 2 ½"5' 4 ½"41' 6"
Gunboat No. 22 (3) 2.1808Unknown18081815Last known50' 7"44 539414' 2 ½"5' 4 ½"41' 6"
Gunboat No. 23 (3) 2.1808Unknown18081815Last known50' 7"44 539414' 2 ½"5' 4 ½"41' 6"
Gunboat No. 24 (3) 2.1808Unknown18081815Last known50' 7"44 539414' 2 ½"5' 4 ½"41' 6"
Gunboat No. 25 (3) 2.1808Unknown18081815Last known50' 7"44 539414' 2 ½"5' 4 ½"41' 6"
Gunboat No. 26 (3) 2.1808Unknown18081815Last known50' 7"44 539414' 2 ½"5' 4 ½"41' 6"
Gunboat No. 27 (3) 2.1808Unknown18081815Last known50' 7"44 539414' 2 ½"5' 4 ½"41' 6"
Gunboat No. 28 (3) 2.1808Unknown18081815Last known50' 7"44 539414' 2 ½"5' 4 ½"41' 6"
Gunboat No. 29 (3) 2.1808Unknown18081815Last known50' 7"44 539414' 2 ½"5' 4 ½"41' 6"
Gunboat No. 30 (3) 2.1808Unknown18081815Last known50' 7"44 539414' 2 ½"5' 4 ½"41' 6"
Gunboat No. 31 (3) 2.1808Unknown18081815Last known50' 7"44 539414' 2 ½"5' 4 ½"41' 6"
Gunboat No. 16 (3) 2.1808Unknown2.18081815Last known50' 7"44 539414' 2 ½"5' 4 ½"41' 6"

Sources


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

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Posted by Michael I Gonzalezyi on Monday 23rd of July 2018 21:59

I found a reference to these boats at the Kent History forum that might be of some use.

"In 1808, Muddle's shipyard built an as yet unknown 50ft Gunboat. The reason that the identity of the particular Gunboat is unknown is that the Admiralty ordered a batch 85 of these boats for the Scheldt Campaign, but that none of them were assigned names or numbers until they had been delivered. Hence, Edward Muddle knew that he had built one, he just didn't know which one. The 1808 pattern Gunboat was a vessel of 41 tons. They were 50'7" long and 14'2" wide. They were armed with 2 18pdr long guns, one in the bow and one in the stern."

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