Cyane

3779
Nominal Guns18BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered24.1.1795BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down5.1795BWAS-1793
Launched9.4.1796BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardFrindsbury - Kent BWAS-1793
Ship ClassBittern Class
Designed bySir John Henslow (1730-1815)BWAS-1793
ConstructorWilliam Wyatt (d.1693)BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Captured12.5.1805BWAS-1793
BecomesFrench sloop 'Le Cerf' (1805) (18)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck111' 9"Imperial Feet33.8536 
Length of Keel90' 10 ⅝"Imperial Feet27.4479 
Breadth29' 7"Imperial Feet8.859 
Depth in Hold8' 6"Imperial Feet2.4384 
Draught Forward7' 9"Imperial Feet2.3622 
Draught Aft11' 4"Imperial Feet3.4544 
Burthen423 894Tons BM 

Armament


9.4.1796Broadside Weight = 102 Imperial Pound ( 46.257 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck18 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck6 British 12-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 12-Pound Carronade

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1794121Design Complement

5 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
4.1796 - 3.1799CommanderRobert ManningBWAS-179322.3.1799 - 15.12.1802CommanderHenry MatsonBWAS-179315.12.1802 - 4.8.1803CommanderMurray MaxwellBWAS-17934.8.1803 - 30.4.1805CommanderJoseph NourseBWAS-17934.5.1804 - 12.5.1805CommanderGeorge Cadogan (1783-1864)BWAS-1793

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
25.6.1800 - 26.3.1801LieutenantJohn Read BindonNBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
5.1795Began building at Frindsbury - Kent BWAS-1793
9.4.1796Completed building at Frindsbury - Kent at a cost of £5454.0.0dBWAS-1793
9.4.1796Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
15.6.1796Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £5141.0.0dBWAS-1793
20.2.1797Sailed for the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1793
3.5.1797Took the Privateer Schooner La Bayonnaise off Dominica
12.1798Took the Privateer Cutter La Jombie (8) in the Leeward IslandsTNC
21.6.1803Capture of St. Lucia and Tobago
24.1.1804Took the Privateer La Bellone (8) in the West Indies
27.1.1804Took the Privateer Schooner L'Harmonie (12) in the West Indies
12.11.1804Took the Privateer Brig Le Buonaparte (14) off Marie Galante
5.1805Took the Privateer Justica (4)
12.5.1805Taken by Hortense (40) between Barbados and Martinique, Hermione (40) between Barbados and Martinique


Sources


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

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