Alerte

2982
Nominal Guns14BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench brig 'L'Alerte' (1787) (14)
Captured8.1793BWAS-1793
ShipyardRochefort - Aunis BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1793
Captured18.12.1793BWAS-1793
BecomesFrench brig 'L'Alerte' (1793) (14)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck85' 0"Imperial Feet25.908 
Length of Keel70' 1"Imperial Feet21.3614 
Breadth26' 7"Imperial Feet7.9544 
Depth in Hold10' 0"Imperial Feet3.048 
Burthen248Tons BM 

Armament


8.1793Broadside Weight = 49 Imperial Pound ( 22.2216 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck16 British 6-Pounder
Gun Deck4 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
6.1793121Design Complement

2 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
16.9.1793Commander Amelius Beauclerk (1771-1846) ADM 6/24/297ADM 6/2417.9.1793 - 18.12.1793Commander William Edge ADM 6/24/297BWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
18.12.1793Abandoned and partially burnt at the fall of ToulonBWAS-1793
18.12.1793Taken by the French att Toulon

 

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