Constant

3680
Nominal Guns12BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered30.12.1800BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down1.1801BWAS-1793
Launched20.4.1801BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardDeptford - London BWAS-1793
Ship ClassArcher Class
Designed byWilliam Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
ConstructorJohn DudmanBWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeGun-brig
Sold15.2.1816BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck80' 2"Imperial Feet24.4348 
Length of Keel65' 11 ½"Imperial Feet19.8247 
Breadth22' 7 ¼"Imperial Feet6.712 
Depth in Hold9' 5"Imperial Feet2.8702 
Draught Forward5' 7"Imperial Feet1.7018 
Draught Aft7' 3 ½"Imperial Feet2.1463 
Burthen179 2494Tons BM 

Armament


20.4.1801Broadside 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
5.1801 - 8.1803LieutenantJames Hughes Bremer (d.1835)BWAS-17938.1803 - 1815LieutenantJohn StokesBWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
28.4.1801Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
10.6.1801Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
4.1803At LeithBWAS-1793
1808In the BalticBWAS-1793
1809In the BalticBWAS-1793
2.1809Began repairs at Northfleet - Kent BWAS-1793
3.1809Completed repairs at Northfleet - Kent BWAS-1793
1810In the ChannelBWAS-1793
5.9.1810Cut a brig out near MorbihanBWAS-1793
1813North coast of SpainBWAS-1793
21.4.1813Took the Privateer L'Olympe (2) off the Saintes
10.7.1813Reduction of San Sebastien
13.10.1813Destruction of the Filibustier
15.2.1816Sold at Chatham for £600BWAS-1793


Sources


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

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