Borer

3375
Nominal Guns12BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered6.3.1794BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down3.1794BWAS-1793
Launched17.5.1794BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardRotherhithe - London - Surrey BWAS-1793
Ship ClassConquest ClassBWAS-1793
Designed bySir John Henslow (1730-1815)BWAS-1793
Constructor John Randall (1755-1802)BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeGun-brig BWAS-1793
Sold1810BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck75' 2 ½"Imperial Feet22.8727 
Length of Keel62' 7"Imperial Feet18.9865 
Breadth21' 1"Imperial Feet6.4262 
Depth in Hold7' 0"Imperial Feet2.1336 
Draught Forward3' 6"Imperial Feet1.0668 
Draught Aft5' 5"Imperial Feet1.651 
Burthen148Tons BM 

Armament


17.5.1794Broadside Weight = 118 Imperial Pound ( 53.513 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck10 British 18-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 24-Pounder (Gover)
Stern Chaser2 British 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
3.179450Design Complement

5 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
3.1795 - 11.1795Lieutenant George HollwellBWAS-17932.1797 - 1798Lieutenant Alexander RennyBWAS-17931798 - 1801Lieutenant John Prickett (d.1823)BWAS-17937.1803 - 1804Lieutenant John Price (d.1828)BWAS-17931804 - 1808Lieutenant Richard WilbrahamBWAS-1793

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
4.8.1803 - 5.18043rd Class Boy Joseph Fauriel Barrett (1793-?)NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
17.5.1794Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
16.4.1795Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
10.1795coppering at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
11.1795Paid offBWAS-1793
2.1797RecommissionedBWAS-1793
1801Paid offBWAS-1793
7.1803Recommissioned for the North Sea and DownsBWAS-1793
1808Sent to Heligoland to serve as a breakwaterBWAS-1793
1810Sold at HeligolandBWAS-1793

 

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