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Actaeon

2874
Acteon
Nominal Guns16
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Previously
Captured3.10.1806
ShipyardRochefort - Aunis BWAS-1793
Ship ClassLynx Class (1803)BWAS-1793
Designed by
Pierre-Elisabeth RollandFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
Administrator
Service 1774-1810
BWAS-1793
Constructor
Pierre-Elisabeth RollandFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
Administrator
Service 1774-1810
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CategoryUnrated
Ship TypeSloop
Sailing RigBrig
Broken Up10.1816

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck94' 0"Imperial Feet28.6512 
Length of Keel73' 6 ⅝"Imperial Feet22.2663 
Breadth29' 3"Imperial Feet8.8477 
Depth in Hold8' 1"Imperial Feet2.4638 
Burthen334 6894Tons BM 

Armament


2.1809Broadside Weight = 174 Imperial Pound ( 78.909 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck14 British 24-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
2.1809121 BWAS-1793

3 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
2.1809 - 2.1811Commander
Ralph NevilleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1806-1811
BWAS-1793
13.2.1811 - 7.6.1814Commander
Bertie Cornelius CatorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1807-1814
BWAS-1793
7.6.1814 - 3.1802Commander
John RossBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1805-1818
BWAS-1793

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1.3.1811 - 13.11.1812First Lieutenant
George BagueBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1798-1837
NBD1849
25.2.1830 - 1830Lieutenant
Henry Murray Edward AllenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1822-1846
W033

Service History


DateEventSource
8.10.1805Arrived at Portsmouth and laid upBWAS-1793
6.11.1809Took the Privateer
Le Lézard (14) 1807-1809
French 14 Gun
Privateer

15.7.1810Sailed for the Cape of Good HopeBWAS-1793
29.11.1810Capture of Mauritius
2.1811In the ChannelBWAS-1793
10.1816Broken up at PortsmouthBWAS-1793

 

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