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Beagle

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Nominal Guns16BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered22.5.1804BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down6.1804BWAS-1793
Launched8.8.1804BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardBlackwall Yard - Blackwall BWAS-1793
Ship ClassCruizer Class (1797)BWAS-1793
Designed by
William RuleBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1778-1813
BWAS-1793
Constructor
John PerryBritish
Ship Builder
Service 1743-1810
BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloopBWAS-1793
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1793
Sold21.7.1814BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck100' 0"Imperial Feet30.48 
Length of Keel77' 3 ¼"Imperial Feet23.476 
Breadth30' 6 ¼"Imperial Feet9.1504 
Depth in Hold12' 9"Imperial Feet3.7719 
Burthen382 9094Tons BM 

Armament


8.8.1804Broadside 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

6 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
8.1804 - 6.1805Commander
John BurnBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1808
BWAS-1793
6.1805 - 8.1805Commander
George DigbyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1800-1812
BWAS-1793
8.1805 - 2.1806Commander
John BurnBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1808
BWAS-1793
2.1806 - 5.1809Commander
Francis NewcombeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1825
BWAS-1793
5.1809 - 1.8.1811Commander
William Brooking DollingBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1797-1811
BWAS-1793
1.8.1811 - 1813Commander
John SmithBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1798-1813
BWAS-1793

3 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
10.1.1810 - 19.2.1811Lieutenant
Thomas ArcherBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1801-1815
NL1865
29.1.1810 - 7.9.1810Lieutenant
Thomas BevisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1797-1829
NBD1849
20.7.1811 - 1.1812Lieutenant
Edward AndrewsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1803-1815
NBD1849

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
6.1805 - 20.7.1811Midshipman
Edward AndrewsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1803-1815
NBD1849

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
29.9.1806 - 4.18111st Class Volunteer
Henry Wolsey BayfieldBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1806-1834
NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
11.8.1804Began fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
11.12.1804Completed fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
1805Off CadizBWAS-1793
2.10.1808Took the Privateer
Le Hasard (14) 1808-1808
French 14 Gun
Privateer
in the Channel

24.1.1809Capture of the Vengeur
24.1.1809Took the Schooner
Le Vengeur (16) 1806-1809
French 16 Gun
Privateer Schooner
in the Channel

18.2.1809Took the Privateer
La Fortune (14) 1809-1809
French 14 Gun
Privateer
in the Channel

28.7.1809Expedition to the Scheldt
10.7.1813Reduction of San Sebastien
8.1813at San SebastienBWAS-1793
21.7.1814Sold at Plymouth for £900BWAS-1793


Notes on Ship


MaterielBWAS-1793
Fir built

 

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