Colombe

3638
Nominal Guns16BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench brig 'La Colombe' (1795) (16)
Captured18.6.1803BWAS-1793
ShipyardCherbourg - Normandy BWAS-1793
Designed by Pierre-Alexander Forfait (1752-1807)BWAS-1793
Constructor Pierre Ozanne (1737-1813)BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1793
Broken Up1811BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck108' 2"Imperial Feet32.9248 
Length of Keel89' 10"Imperial Feet27.1272 
Breadth29' 0 ½"Imperial Feet8.8519 
Depth in Hold8' 1"Imperial Feet2.4638 
Burthen403 294Tons BM 

Armament


1803Broadside Weight = 230 Imperial Pound ( 104.305 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck14 British 32-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 6-Pounder

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
6.4.1809 - 1809Commander William Hill (1779-?)NAO

Service History


DateEventSource
6.7.1803Arrived at PlymouthBWAS-1793
2.7.1811Docked at Plymouth to be broken up. Never commissioned or fittedBWAS-1793

 

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