Bold - Modified Confounder Class

NationalityGreat Britain
Nominal Guns12
Approved1811
DesignerWilliam Rule (d.1816)
RateUnrated
TypeGun-brig
Designed Crew60
Ships in Class18

Design ArmamentBroadside Weight = 96.00 Imperial Pound ( 43.54 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck10 x British 18-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 x British 6-Pounder

Design Dimensions and Ship Information
 OrderedShipyardLaunchedOut of serviceFateGundeck LengthLength of KeelBreadthDepth in holdBurthen
As Designed     84' 0"69' 8 ¾"22' 0"11' 0"179 4894
Bold (12) 16.11.1811Bursledon - Hampshire 26.6.181227.9.1813Wrecked84' 4"70' 0 ½"22' 1 ½"11' 1"182 2594
Manly (12) UnknownSandwich - Kent 13.7.181212.12.1833Sold84' 1"70' 0 ¼"22' 1"11' 0 ¼"181 6094
Thistle (12) 16.11.1811Rochester - Kent 13.7.18127.1823Broken Up84' 4 ½"70' 9 ½"22' 3"11' 0 ½"186 3994
Boxer (12) 16.11.1811Redbridge - Hampshire 25.7.18125.9.1813Captured84' 3"70' 0 ⅝"22' 1"11' 0"181 6794
Snap (12) 16.11.1811Lyme Regis - Dorset 25.7.18124.1.1832Sold84' 0"69' 9 ⅜"22' 1 ½"11' 0"181 6594
Borer (12) 16.11.1811Bursledon - Hampshire 27.7.181212.10.1815Sold for Break Up84' 6"70' 2 ¾"22' 2 ¼"11' 0"183 8494
Shamrock (12) 16.11.1811King's Lynn - Norfolk 8.8.18123.1833Transfered84' 1"69' 9 ¾"22' 0"11' 0 ¼"179 6894
Hasty (12) 16.11.1811Sandwich - Kent 26.8.18121870Last Mentioned84' 1"69' 11"22' 1 ¼"11' 0"182 494
Conflict (12) 16.11.1811Bridport - Dorset 26.9.181230.12.1840Sold84' 3 ½"70' 0"22' 0 ½"11' 1 ¼"180 8494
Contest (12) 19.11.1811Bridport - Dorset 24.10.181214.4.1828Wrecked84' 6 ½"69' 9"22' 0 ½"11' 0"180 2394
Swinger (12) 16.11.1811Bridport - Dorset 15.5.18133.1877Broken Up83' 11 ½"69' 7 ⅞"22' 0 ¾"11' 0"180 3294
Adder (12) 2.11.1812Topsham - Devon 28.6.18131.1826Transfered84' 6"70' 1 ⅞"22' 1 ½"10' 11 ½"182 3694
Griper (12) 2.11.1812Hythe - Kent 14.7.181312.1825Transfered84' 8"70' 5"22' 1"11' 1"182 6994
Clinker (12) 2.11.1812Topsham - Devon 15.7.181311.1831Transfered84' 3 ½"69' 10 ½"22' 2 ½"10' 11"183 2994
Pelter (12) 2.11.1812Bideford - Devon 27.8.18134.1826Transfered84' 0 ¾"69' 10"22' 2 ¾"11' 0"183 5194
Mastiff (12) 2.11.1812Bideford - Devon 25.9.18135.1.1851Broken Up84' 2"70' 0 ½"22' 2 ¾"11' 0"184 994
Snapper (12) 2.11.1812Redbridge - Hampshire 27.9.18135.1824Transfered84' 4 ⅝"70' 1 ¾"22' 2 ½"11' 2"183 8894
Plumper (12) 16.11.1811Bridport - Dorset 9.10.181312.12.1833Sold84' 1 ½"70' 0"22' 0 ½"11' 0"180 8494


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Posted by Doug Congdon-Martin on Friday 22nd of April 2016 19:25

Thanks for this great information. I am researching a painting that includes the Pelter in Folkestone, where was stripped and beached to serve as a Coastguard station. Can you direct me to an image of the Modified Confounder Class in full operational mode?
Thanks, Doug

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