Cossack

3714
Nominal Guns22BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered30.1.1805BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down7.1805BWAS-1793
Launched24.12.1806BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardTemple's Yard - Jarrow BWAS-1793
Ship ClassBanterer ClassBWAS-1793
Designed byWilliam Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
ConstructorSimon Temple (1759-?)BWAS-1793
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypePost Ship BWAS-1793
Broken Up6.1816BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck117' 11 ½"Imperial Feet35.6743 
Length of Keel98' 4 ½"Imperial Feet29.8831 
Breadth32' 3 ½"Imperial Feet9.7663 
Depth in Hold10' 6"Imperial Feet3.2004 
Draught Forward9' 1"Tons BM 
Draught Aft12' 11"Tons BM 
Burthen545 6094Tons BM 

Armament


24.12.1806Broadside Weight = 201 Imperial Pound ( 91.1535 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck22 British 9-Pounder
Quarterdeck6 British 24-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 24-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
28.3.1805155Design Complement

9 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1.1807 - 11.1810CaptainGeorge DigbyBWAS-179311.1810 - 4.1811CaptainThomas GarthBWAS-17934.1811 - 2.1812CaptainThomas Searle (1777-1849)BWAS-17932.1812 - 2.1813CaptainWilliam KingBWAS-17932.1813 - 8.3.1814CaptainFrancis StanfellBWAS-17938.3.1814 - 1.7.1814CaptainEdward Reynolds SiblyBWAS-17931.7.1814 - 8.1814CaptainJames WemyssBWAS-17938.1814 - 8.1815CaptainSir Robert RodneyBWAS-179319.8.1815 - 9.1815CaptainAlgernon Percy (1792-1865)NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
16.1.1807Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
2.7.1807Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
22.6.1808Attack at Santander
8.1808Took the Schooner La Mouche in the Channel
24.3.1809Took the Privateer La Célestine ref:692
70.6.1812Sailed for PortugalBWAS-1793
6.1816Broken up at PortsmouthBWAS-1793

 

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