Gipsy

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Nominal Guns10BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Presented1803BWAS-1793
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1793
CategoryHired VesselBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSchooner BWAS-1793
Bought by the Navy12.1804BWAS-1793
BecomesBritish schooner 'Gipsy' (1804) (10)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck68' 8"Imperial Feet20.7518 
Length of Keel57' 0"Imperial Feet17.3736 
Breadth20' 0"Imperial Feet6.096 
Depth in Hold8' 0"Imperial Feet2.4384 
Burthen121Tons BM 

Armament


1803Broadside Weight = 20 Imperial Pound ( 9.07 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck10 British 4-Pounder

2 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1803 - 9.3.1804Acting Lieutenant Michael Fitton (1765-1852)NBD18499.3.1804 - 12.1804Lieutenant Michael Fitton (1765-1852)NBD1849

 

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