Drake

23079
Nominal Guns14BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Privateer brig 'Le Tigre' (1797) (14)
Captured17.11.1798BWAS-1793
First Commissioned9.1800BWAS-1793
ShipyardNantes - Brittany BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1793
Wrecked12.7.1804BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Keel76' 3"Imperial Feet23.1775 
Breadth23' 9"Imperial Feet7.0866 
Depth in Hold10' 6"Imperial Feet3.2004 
Burthen212Tons BM 

Armament


9.1800Broadside Weight = 45 Imperial Pound ( 20.4078 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck14 British 6-Pounder
Gun Deck12 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
6.9.1800 - 29.10.1801Commander George Younghusband (1776-1806)BWAS-179329.10.1801 - 21.6.1804Commander William FerrisBWAS-179321.6.1804 - 12.7.1804Commander William KingBWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
16.11.1803Took the Privateer L'Harmonie (6) at Marin, Martinique
12.7.1804Wrecked on a shoal off NevisBWAS-1793

 

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