Clinker

3622
Nominal Guns12BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered9.1.1804BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down5.1804BWAS-1793
Launched30.6.1804BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardNorthfleet Dockyard - Northfleet BWAS-1793
Ship ClassArcher ClassBWAS-1793
Designed byWilliam Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
ConstructorThomas Pitcher (1745-1837)BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeGun-brig BWAS-1793
Foundered12.1806BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck80' 0"Imperial Feet24.384 
Length of Keel65' 9 ¼"Imperial Feet19.8184 
Breadth22' 7"Imperial Feet6.7945 
Depth in Hold9' 5 ¼"Imperial Feet2.7496 
Burthen178 6194Tons BM 

Armament


30.6.1804Broadside 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
12.180050Design Complement

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
7.1804 - 4.1806LieutenantNisbet GlenBWAS-17934.1806 - 12.1806LieutenantJohn Salmon (d.1806)BWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
30.6.1804Began fitting at Northfleet - Kent BWAS-1793
12.9.1804Completed fitting at Northfleet - Kent BWAS-1793
10.6.1805Action of 1805-06-10
12.1805At PortsmouthBWAS-1793
12.1806Foundered with all hands off Le HavreBWAS-1793


Sources


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

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