Boxer

3391
Nominal Guns12BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered16.11.1811BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down3.1812BWAS-1793
Launched25.7.1812BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardRedbridge - Hampshire BWAS-1793
Ship ClassBold - Modified Confounder ClassBWAS-1793
Designed by William Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
Constructor HobbsBWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1793
Captured5.9.1813BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck84' 3"Imperial Feet25.6223 
Length of Keel70' 0 ⅝"Imperial Feet21.3519 
Breadth22' 1"Imperial Feet6.7183 
Depth in Hold11' 0"Imperial Feet3.3528 
Burthen181 6794Tons BM 

Armament


25.7.1812Broadside Weight = 96 Imperial Pound ( 43.536 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck10 British 18-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
181160Design Complement

2 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
8.1812 - 15.8.1812Commander George Rose Sartorius (1790-1885)BWAS-179315.8.1812 - 5.9.1813Commander Samuel Blyth (1783-1813)N-GAZ

Service History


DateEventSource
5.9.1813Enterprise vs Boxer
5.9.1813Taken by Enterprise (12) off Portland, Maine

 

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