Bloodhound

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Nominal Guns12BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered7.1.1801BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down1.1801BWAS-1793
Launched2.4.1801BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardRotherhithe BWAS-1793
Ship ClassBloodhound Class
Designed bySir John Henslow (1730-1815)BWAS-1793
ConstructorJohn Randall (1755-1802)BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeGun-brig
Sold for Break Up18.9.1816BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck80' 1"Imperial Feet24.4094 
Length of Keel65' 7"Imperial Feet19.8476 
Breadth23' 1"Imperial Feet7.0189 
Depth in Hold8' 6"Imperial Feet2.5908 
Draught Forward5' 8"Imperial Feet1.7272 
Draught Aft7' 7"Imperial Feet2.3114 
Burthen185 8394Tons BM 

Armament


2.4.1801Broadside Weight = 108 Imperial Pound ( 48.978 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck10 British 18-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 18-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
180150Design Complement

7 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
4.1801 - 10.1802LieutenantJoseph Bradby Bogue (d.1806)BWAS-179310.1802 - 8.1805LieutenantHenry RichardsonBWAS-17938.1805 - 1807LieutenantThomas WarrandBWAS-17931807 - 1808LieutenantSamuel Ward Flinders (d.1835)BWAS-17931808 - 1811LieutenantThomas WarrandBWAS-17937.12.1811 - 1.3.1812LieutenantJosias Bray (d.1846)NAO12.1812 - 1814LieutenantCharles RubidgeBWAS-1793

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
11.1801 - 5.1803MidshipmanWhitwell ButlerNBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
3.4.1801Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard BWAS-1793
19.4.1801Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard BWAS-1793
28.7.1809Expedition to the Scheldt
6.8.1810Took the Privateer La Becassine (2) in the North Sea
4.12.1811Wrecked near Trevose Head but salvagedBWAS-1793
18.9.1816Sold at Plymouth for £580BWAS-1793


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
NAOThe National Archive - Trafalgar AncestorsVariousWeb Site
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
 

Previous comments on this page

Posted by Cy on Tuesday 25th of September 2018 17:25

Thanks. For crew lists you will need to visit the national archives at Kew. They have not been digitised.


Posted by Colin Hose on Tuesday 25th of September 2018 11:49

Useful info, but would have liked to have known who the crew were. My great grandfather x3 John Hose, ordinary seaman who went on to become a Lieutenant.


Posted by Colin Hose on Tuesday 25th of September 2018 11:45

Useful info, but would have liked to have known who the crew were. My great grandfather x3 John Hose, ordinary seaman who went on to become a Lieutenant.

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