Acute

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Nominal Guns12BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered9.1.1804BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down4.1804BWAS-1793
Launched21.7.1804BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardWilliam Rowe's Yard - Newcastle upon Tyne - River Tyne BWAS-1793
Ship ClassArcher ClassBWAS-1793
Designed byWilliam Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
ConstructorWilliam RoweBWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeGun-brig BWAS-1793
Transfered26.1.1813BWAS-1793
BecomesBritish brig 'Acute' (1813) (12)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck80' 2"Imperial Feet24.4348 
Length of Keel65' 3"Imperial Feet19.8272 
Breadth22' 8"Imperial Feet6.8072 
Depth in Hold9' 3"Imperial Feet2.8194 
Burthen178 3094Tons BM 

Armament


21.7.1804Broadside Weight = 108 Imperial Pound ( 48.978 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck10 British 18-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 18-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
12.180050Design Complement

6 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
11.1804 - 1806LieutenantSamuel GravesBWAS-17931806LieutenantCharles DobsonBWAS-17931807LieutenantDaniel Shiels (d.1815)BWAS-17931808LieutenantThomas MitchellBWAS-17931809LieutenantWilliam BuckleBWAS-17931810 - 1811LieutenantJohn Arthur MorrellBWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
14.10.1804Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
10.12.1804Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
1812Handed over to Customs serviceBWAS-1793

 

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