Beagle

3254
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 ClassBWAS-1793
Designed byWilliam Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
ConstructorJohn Perry (1743-1810)BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-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 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
8.1804 - 6.1805CommanderJohn BurnBWAS-17936.1805 - 8.1805CommanderGeorge DigbyBWAS-17938.1805 - 2.1806CommanderJohn BurnBWAS-17932.1806 - 5.1809CommanderFrancis NewcombeBWAS-17935.1809 - 1.8.1811CommanderWilliam Brooking DollingBWAS-17931.8.1811 - 1813CommanderJohn SmithBWAS-1793

3 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
10.1.1810 - 19.2.1811LieutenantThomas Archer (d.1854)NL186529.1.1810 - 7.9.1810LieutenantThomas BevisNBD184920.7.1811 - 1.1812LieutenantEdward Andrews (1782-?)NBD1849

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
6.1805 - 20.7.1811MidshipmanEdward Andrews (1782-?)NBD1849

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
29.9.1806 - 4.18111st Class VolunteerHenry Wolsey BayfieldNBD1849

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) in the Channel
24.1.1809Capture of the Vengeur
24.1.1809Took the Privateer Schooner Le Vengeur (16) in the Channel
18.2.1809Took the Privateer La Fortune (14) 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

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
NL1865The Navy List 1865The AdmiraltyDigital Book
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
 

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