Bacchus

3209
Nominal Guns10BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered2.4.1804BWAS-1793
Launched1806BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardBermuda - North Atlantic Ocean BWAS-1793
Ship ClassAdonis ClassBWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSchooner BWAS-1793
Captured8.1807BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck68' 2"Imperial Feet20.7328 
Length of Keel50' 5 ⅝"Imperial Feet15.2559 
Breadth20' 4"Imperial Feet6.1976 
Depth in Hold10' 3"Imperial Feet3.1242 
Burthen110 9394Tons BM 

Armament


1806Broadside Weight = 90 Imperial Pound ( 40.815 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck10 British 18-Pound Carronade

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
4.180435Design Complement

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1806 - 8.1807LieutenantJohn Watson Skinner (d.1808)BWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
12.9.1806Began making good defects at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
21.11.1806Completed making good defects at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
8.1807Taken by the French in the West Indies
28.1.1809Capture of Martinique


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
 

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Posted by Tim Oakley on Sunday 3rd of June 2012 20:51

taken in the Leeward Islands

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