Cockatrice

3630
Nominal Guns14BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered11.4.1780BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down5.1780BWAS-1714
Named15.6.1780BWAS-1714
Launched3.7.1781BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardKing's Boatbuilders - Dover BWAS-1714
Ship ClassAlert ClassBWAS-1714
Designed by John Williams (1700-?)BWAS-1714
Constructor Thomas King (1739-1815)BWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeCutter BWAS-1714
Sold9.1802BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck69' 4"Imperial Feet21.0425 
Length of Keel52' 0"Imperial Feet15.8496 
Breadth25' 7"Imperial Feet7.6556 
Depth in Hold10' 9"Imperial Feet3.2766 
Burthen181 394Tons BM 

Armament


3.7.1781Broadside Weight = 23 Imperial Pound ( 10.4308 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck10 British 4-Pounder
Gun Deck12 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
14.12.177660Design Complement

5 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
31.8.1781 - 5.1.1783Lieutenant Charles BartholomewBWAS-171430.5.1783 - 29.8.1786Lieutenant William Reynolds (c.1739-1810)BWAS-171410.1786 - 1789Lieutenant George Hume (d.1802)BWAS-17141790 - 2.1793Lieutenant Walter Locke (d.1835)BWAS-17142.1793 - 10.4.1793Lieutenant John ClementsBWAS-1714

Service History


DateEventSource
3.7.1781building at Dover - New Hampshire at a cost of £1624.0.0dBWAS-1714
22.11.1781coppering and fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £2107.0.0dBWAS-1714
5.1.1783

Paid off

BWAS-1714
29.8.1786

Paid off

BWAS-1714
1789Paid offBWAS-1714
18.2.1793Paid off at Portsmouth BWAS-1714
9.1802Sold at PortsmouthBWAS-1714

 

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