Gunboat No. 16

22840
Nominal Guns3BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered2.1808BWAS-1793
Launched2.1808BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1793
Ship Class1808 Gunboats 1st BatchBWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeGunboat BWAS-1793
Last known1815BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck50' 7"Imperial Feet15.4178 
Length of Keel44 5394Tons BM 
Breadth14' 2 ½"Imperial Feet4.2799 
Depth in Hold5' 4 ½"Imperial Feet1.5367 
Burthen41' 6"Tons BM 

Armament


1808Broadside Weight = 27 Imperial Pound ( 12.2445 kg)BWAS-1793
Bow Chaser2 British 18-Pounder
Pivot Mount1 British 18-Pound Carronade

3 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
5.1811 - 20.3.1812Midshipman Thomas Cull (1793-?)NBD184921.3.1812 - 7.1812Lieutenant Thomas Cull (1793-?)TRN51813Lieutenant Edward Knapman (1794-?)NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
29.4.1812Attack on Malaga
10.7.1813Reduction of San Sebastien

 

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