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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 (1794)BWAS-1793
Designed by
Sir John HenslowBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1761-1795
BWAS-1793
Constructor
William WyattBritish
Ship Builder
BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloopBWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Captured12.5.1805BWAS-1793
Becomes
French sloop 'Le Cerf' (1805) (18) 1805-1805
French 18 Gun
Unrated Sloop

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 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
4.1796 - 3.1799Commander
Robert ManningBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1799
BWAS-1793
22.3.1799 - 15.12.1802Commander
Henry MatsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1799-1810
BWAS-1793
15.12.1802 - 4.8.1803Commander
Murray MaxwellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1796-1826
BWAS-1793
4.8.1803 - 30.4.1805Commander
Joseph NourseBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1180-1816
BWAS-1793
4.5.1804 - 12.5.1805Commander
George CadoganBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1795-1857
BWAS-1793

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
25.6.1800 - 26.3.1801Lieutenant
John Read BindonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1830
NBD1849

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 Schooner
La Bayonnaise 1797-1797
French Privateer Schooner
off Dominica

12.1798Took the Cutter
La Jombie (8) 1798-1798
French 8 Gun
Privateer Cutter
in the Leeward Islands
TNC
21.6.1803Capture of St. Lucia and Tobago
20.1.1804Took the Privateer
La Bellone (8) 1804-1804
French 8 Gun
Privateer Unknown
in the latitude of Barbadoes
BG
27.1.1804Took the Schooner
L'Harmonie (12) 1804-1804
French 12 Gun
Privateer Schooner
in the Lat. 15 Deg. 23 Min. North, Long. 60 Deg. 30 Min. West, in the West Indies
BG
14.2.1804Took the Schooner
La Recompence (10) 1804-1804
French 10 Gun
Privateer Schooner
about 30 Leagues to Windward of Barbadoes
BG
11.11.1804Took the Brig
Le Buonaparte (14) 1804-1804
French 14 Gun
Privateer Brig
off Marie Galante
BG
5.1805Took the Privateer
Justica (4) 1805-1805
Spanish 4 Gun
Privateer Unknown

12.5.1805Taken by
La Hortense (40) 1803-1840
French 40 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
1814 Renamed "Flore"
between Barbados and Martinique

12.5.1805Taken by
L'Hermione (40) 1804-1808
French 40 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
between Barbados and Martinique


 

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