Courser Class

NationalityGreat Britain
Nominal Guns12
Approved1797
Designer William Rule (d.1816)
RateUnrated
TypeGunboat
Designed Crew50
Ships in Class16

Design ArmamentBroadside Weight = 114.00 Imperial Pound ( 51.70 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck10 x British 18-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 x British 24-Pounder

Design Dimensions and Ship Information
 OrderedShipyardLaunchedOut of serviceFateGundeck LengthLength of KeelBreadthDepth in holdBurthen
As Designed     76' 0"62' 2 ⅝"22' 6"8' 3"167 5094
Gunboat No. 22 (12) 7.2.1797Blackwall Yard - Blackwall 29.3.17979.1802Sold76' 2"62' 4 ¾"22' 6 ½"8' 3"168 5294
Gunboat No. 23 (12) 7.2.1797Blackwall Yard - Blackwall 31.3.179710.1802Sold76' 3"62' 5"22' 7"8' 3"169 3094
Gunboat No. 31 (12) 7.2.1797Gravesend - Kent 4.17975.1802Sold76' 1 ½"62' 3 ⅞"22' 8"8' 3"170 3094
Gunboat No. 29 (12) 7.2.1797Northfleet Dockyard - Northfleet 4.179710.1802Sold76' 1 ½"62' 2 ⅞"22' 7 ½"8' 3"169 994
Gunboat No. 28 (12) 7.2.1797Northfleet Dockyard - Northfleet 4.179731.12.1803Wrecked76' 2 ½"62' 3 ¾"22' 7 ¾"8' 3"169 9194
Gunboat No. 24 (12) 7.2.1797Blackwall Yard - Blackwall 1.4.17974.1802Sold76' 2"62' 4"22' 7"8' 3"169 994
Gunboat No. 25 (12) 7.2.1797Blackwall Yard - Blackwall 10.4.179710.1802Sold76' 2"62' 4 ¾"22' 6 ½"8' 3"168 5294
Gunboat No. 27 (12) 7.2.1797Northfleet Dockyard - Northfleet 10.4.179710.1802Sold76' 1 ¼"62' 2 ½"22' 7 ¼"8' 3"169 694
Gunboat No. 26 (12) 7.2.1797Blackwall Yard - Blackwall 10.4.179721.12.1797Captured76' 2"62' 4 ¾"22' 6 ½"8' 3"168 5294
Gunboat No. 30 (12) 7.2.1797Gravesend - Kent 15.4.17975.1802Sold76' 1"62' 3 ⅛"22' 7 ½"8' 3"169 4994
Gunboat No. 19 (12) 7.2.1797Limehouse - London 24.4.17971806Sold76' 1"62' 3 ¼"22' 6 ¼"8' 3"168 2994
Gunboat No. 20 (12) 7.2.1797Limehouse - London 25.4.17978.1803Sold76' 1"62' 3 ¼"22' 6 ¼"8' 3"168
Gunboat No. 32 (12) 7.2.1797Frindsbury - Kent 2.5.17978.1809Sunk as Breakwater76' 1"62' 5 ⅛"22' 7 ¼"8' 3"169 6294
Gunboat No. 21 (12) 7.2.1797Limehouse - London 21.5.17971802Last known76' 1"62' 3 ¼"22' 6 ½"8' 3"168 2994
Gunboat No. 33 (12) 7.2.1797Frindsbury - Kent 6.179712.1802Sold76' 1"62' 3 ⅛"22' 8"8' 3"170 1494
Gunboat No. 45 (12) 3.1797King's Lynn - Norfolk 11.9.17971.1802Sold76' 0"62' 2 ⅝"22' 6"8' 3"167 5094


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