Dispatch

21141
Nominal Guns16RWAS
NationalityRussia
OperatorBaltic Sea
PreviouslyBritish sloop 'Dispatch' (1795) (16)
Purchased5.5.1796RWAS
ShipyardChatham - Kent BWAS-1793
Ship ClassAlbatross ClassBWAS-1793
Designed byWilliam Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
ConstructorSamuel NicholsonBWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedRWAS
Ship TypeBrig RWAS
Wrecked5.10.1805RWAS

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentRWAS
Length of Gundeck96' 0"Imperial Feet29.2608 
Breadth30' 6"Imperial Feet9.2964 
Depth in Hold12' 9"Imperial Feet3.7719 
Displacement365Ton 

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
5.1796130 RWAS

Service History


DateEventSource
5.5.1796Purchased by Vice-Admiral Khanykov in EnglandRWAS
1797Sailed between Great Britain and CopenhagenRWAS
5.1798Sailed from KronshtadtRWAS
7.1798Arrived in BritainRWAS
1799In the North SeaRWAS
1800In the North SeaRWAS
1801Carried a courier from Russia to BritainRWAS
1802In the BalticRWAS
1803In the BalticRWAS
5.10.1805Wrecked in a storm of Rugen, no casualtiesRWAS


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
RWASRussian Warships in the Age of SailJohn Tredrea and Eduard SozaevBook
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
 

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