Carnation

3501
Nominal Guns18BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered28.1.1806BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down8.1806BWAS-1793
Launched3.10.1807BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardBideford - Devon BWAS-1793
Ship ClassCruizer ClassBWAS-1793
Designed byWilliam Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
ConstructorJohn TaylorBWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1793
Captured3.10.1808BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck100' 1"Imperial Feet30.5054 
Length of Keel77' 3"Imperial Feet23.4805 
Breadth30' 6 ½"Imperial Feet9.1567 
Depth in Hold12' 9 ¼"Imperial Feet3.664 
Draught Forward7' 6"Imperial Feet2.286 
Draught Aft11' 6"Imperial Feet3.5052 
Burthen383 2794Tons BM 

Armament


3.10.1807Broadside 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

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
11.1807 - 3.10.1808CommanderCharles Marshall Gregory (d.1808)BWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
30.10.1807Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
21.1.1808Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
4.2.1808Sailed for Halifax, Nova ScotiaBWAS-1793
3.10.1808Carnation vs Palinure
3.10.1808Taken by Palinure (16) northeast of Martinique


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
 

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