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Barracouta

3241
Nominal Guns16BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered1.10.1806BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down1.1807BWAS-1793
Launched6.7.1807BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardIpswich - Suffolk BWAS-1793
Ship ClassCruizer ClassBWAS-1793
Designed by
William RuleBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1778-1813
BWAS-1793
Constructor
Jabez BaileyBritish
Ship Builder
BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1793
Sold23.3.1815BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck100' 7"Imperial Feet30.6578 
Length of Keel77' 10 ½"Imperial Feet23.4823 
Breadth30' 6"Imperial Feet9.2964 
Depth in Hold12' 10"Imperial Feet3.6576 
Burthen385 3194Tons BM 

Armament


6.7.1807Broadside Weight = 262 Imperial Pound ( 118.817 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck16 British 32-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1797121Design Complement

7 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
9.1807 - 21.12.1807Commander
George HarrisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1805-1826
BWAS-1793
28.12.1807 - 28.4.1809Commander
William WellsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1805-1811
BWAS-1793
1810 - 11.1810Lieutenant
Richard KenahBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1806-1814
BWAS-1793
11.1810 - 5.1811Commander
William Fitzwilliam OwenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1788-1847
BWAS-1793
5.1811 - 1812Lieutenant
Charles RayleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1813
BWAS-1793
1812Captain
Samuel LeslieBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1800-1814
BWAS-1793
1813 - 1814Commander
Charles HawkeyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1809-1814
BWAS-1793

4 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
10.1807 - 1810Lieutenant
Edward Brown AddisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1802-1814
NBD1849
1811Lieutenant
George ButlerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1804-1848
NBD1849
8.2.1813 - 24.8.1813Acting Lieutenant
Alexander BuchananBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1806-1828
NBD1849
24.8.1813 - 9.1813Lieutenant
Alexander BuchananBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1806-1828
NBD1849

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
16.10.1807 - 1808Midshipman
Philip BondBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1807-1815
NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
17.8.1807Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
26.11.1807Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
4.2.1808Sailed for the East IndiesBWAS-1793
26.7.1810Took the Privateer
Tuyneelaar (8) 1810-1810
Dutch 8 Gun
Privateer
in the East Indies

4.8.1811Chase off Java
23.3.1815Sold for £1,200BWAS-1793

 

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