Hyaena

20273
Nominal Guns24BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Privateer corvette 'L'Hyene' (1793) (24)
Captured25.10.1797BWAS-1714
First Commissioned3.1798BWAS-1714
ShipyardLiverpool - Lancashire BWAS-1714
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Sold2.1802BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck114' 4"Imperial Feet34.7545 
Length of Keel94' 3"Imperial Feet28.6703 
Breadth32' 3"Imperial Feet9.7917 
Depth in Hold10' 3 ¼"Imperial Feet3.0544 
Draught Forward7' 6"Imperial Feet2.286 
Draught Aft12' 3"Imperial Feet3.6957 
Burthen521 3994Tons BM 

Armament


3.1798Broadside Weight = 320 Imperial Pound ( 145.12 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck20 British 32-Pound Carronade

3 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
3.1798 - 3.1799CaptainThe Hon. Courtnay Boyle (1770-1844)BWAS-17141.3.1799 - 1.1801Captain David LloydBWAS-17141.1801 - 1802Captain William Granger (d.1848)BWAS-1714

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
8.8.1798 - 29.10.1798Acting Lieutenant Parkins Prynn (1777-?)NAO

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
25.5.1795 - 7.8.1798Midshipman Parkins Prynn (1777-?)NAO1797Midshipman Prosper Ambrose (d.1848)NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
25.1.1798RegisteredBWAS-1714
3.1798RecommissionedBWAS-1714
3.1798Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
5.1798Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £6050.0.0dBWAS-1714
3.3.1799

Sailed from Portstmouth with a convoy for the Mediterranean

TNC
4.3.1799Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
2.1802Sold at DeptfordBWAS-1714

 

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