Cuckoo

3762
Nominal Guns4BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered11.12.1805BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down1.1806BWAS-1793
Launched12.4.1806BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardGreat Yarmouth - Norfolk BWAS-1793
Ship ClassCuckoo ClassBWAS-1793
ConstructorJames LovewellBWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSchooner BWAS-1793
Wrecked4.4.1810BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck56' 3"Imperial Feet17.0815 
Length of Keel42' 4 ⅛"Imperial Feet12.8048 
Breadth18' 3 ½"Imperial Feet5.4991 
Depth in Hold8' 5"Imperial Feet2.5654 
Draught Forward5' 2"Imperial Feet1.5748 
Draught Aft7' 6"Imperial Feet2.286 
Burthen75 3494Tons BM 

Armament


12.4.1806Broadside Weight = 24 Imperial Pound ( 10.884 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck4 British 12-Pound Carronade

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
180520Design Complement

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
5.1806 - 4.4.1810LieutenantSilas Hiscott PaddonBWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
19.4.1806Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
21.8.1806Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
4.4.1810Wrecked on the Haak Sands, 2 deadBWAS-1793

 

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