Algerine

2998
Nominal Guns10BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered2.10.1809BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down11.1809BWAS-1793
Launched3.3.1810BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardUpnor - Kent BWAS-1793
Ship ClassPygmy ClassBWAS-1793
Designed bySir Henry Peake (1753-1825)BWAS-1793
ConstructorJohn King (1769-?)BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSchooner BWAS-1793
Wrecked20.5.1813BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck82' 10"Imperial Feet24.9936 
Length of Keel70' 8 ¾"Imperial Feet21.3551 
Breadth22' 10 ½"Imperial Feet6.7183 
Depth in Hold10' 1"Imperial Feet3.0734 
Draught Forward5' 2"Imperial Feet1.5748 
Draught Aft10' 3"Imperial Feet3.1242 
Burthen196 7394Tons BM 

Armament


3.3.1810Broadside Weight = 60 Imperial Pound ( 27.21 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck10 British 12-Pound Carronade

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
180960Design Complement

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
24.4.1810 - 30.10.1811LieutenantJohn Aitken Blow (d.1848)NBD184911.1811 - 20.5.1813LieutenantDaniel Carpenter (d.1838)BWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
3.3.1810Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
20.6.1810Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
13.5.1812Sailed for the West IndiesBWAS-1793
20.5.1813Wrecked on the Gallipaghos Shoal on the Little Bahama BankBWAS-1793


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
 

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