Crane

3730
Nominal Guns16BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered5.11.1808BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down12.1808BWAS-1793
Launched29.7.1809BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardFrindsbury - Kent BWAS-1793
Ship ClassCruizer Class
Designed byWilliam Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
ConstructorJoseph BrindleyBWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop
Sailing RigBrig
Foundered30.9.1814BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck100' 0"Imperial Feet30.48 
Length of Keel77' 3 ½"Imperial Feet23.4823 
Breadth30' 7 ½"Imperial Feet9.1567 
Depth in Hold12' 9"Imperial Feet3.7719 
Draught Forward6' 0"Imperial Feet1.8288 
Draught Aft10' 6"Imperial Feet3.2004 
Burthen385 5594Tons BM 

Armament


29.7.1809Broadside Weight = 262 Imperial Pound ( 118.817 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck16 British 32-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1797121Design Complement

4 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
9.1809 - 1.8.1811CommanderJames StewartBWAS-17931.8.1811 - 9.1811CommanderWilliam HaydonBWAS-17939.1811 - 1813CommanderJames StewartBWAS-17936.12.1813 - 9.1814CommanderRobert Standly (d.1814)BWAS-1793

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
9.1809 - 9.3.1810LieutenantCharles Bagehot (1786-1857)NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
29.7.1809Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
9.1809Commissioned for the Irish SeaBWAS-1793
11.11.1809Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
29.9.1812Sailed for the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1793
9.1814Lost with all hands en-route from Bermuda to CanadaBWAS-1793


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
 

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