William Rule


NationalityBritish 
RolesDesigner, Ship Builder 

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
1786/03/031790/08Appointed Master Shipwright at Sheerness DockyardBWAS-1714
1790/08/04 Appointed Master Shipwright at Woolwich DockyardBWAS-1714
1790/04/24 Launched Leopard (50) - 50 gun Ship of the Line at Sheerness Dockyard BWAS-1714
 
1790/10/08 Launched Martin (16) - 16 gun Ship-Sloop at Woolwich Dockyard BWAS-1714
 
1793/11/06 Launched Minotaur (74) - 74 gun Ship of the Line at Woolwich Dockyard BWAS-1793
 
1794/05 Designed Amazon Class - 36 gun Frigate
 
1795/01/29 Designed Merlin Class - 16 gun Ship-Sloop
 
1795/04/22 Designed Albatross Class - 18 gun Brig
 
1796 Designed Amazon Class - 38 gun Frigate
 
1796/06/27 Designed Amphion Class - 32 gun Frigate
 
1796/12/20 Designed Snake Class - 18 gun Ship-Sloop
 
1797 Designed Cruizer Class - 16 gun Brig-Sloop
 
1797 Designed Courser Class - 12 gun Gunboat
 
1798 Designed Apollo Class - 36 gun Frigate
 
1799 Designed Lively Class - 38 gun Frigate
 
1800/01/31 Designed Repulse Class - 74 gun Ship of the Line
 
1800/12 Designed Archer Class - 12 gun Gun-brig
 
1804 Designed Confounder Class - 12 gun Gun-brig
 
1805/01/04 Designed Seagull Class - 16 gun Brig-Sloop
 
1805/03/28 Designed Banterer Class - 22 gun Post Ship
 
1809 Designed Decoy Class - 10 gun Cutter
 
1810 Designed Salisbury Class - 50 gun Ship of the Line
 
1811 Designed Bold - Modified Confounder Class - 12 gun Gun-brig
 
1812 Designed Scamander Class - 36 gun Frigate
 
1812/11/27 Designed Cyrus Class - 20 gun Post Ship
 
1813 Designed Conway Class - 20 gun Post Ship
 
1823 Designed Favorite Class - 18 gun Ship-Sloop
 

Sources

IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714 British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1793 British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook

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