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Dauntless

3825
Nominal Guns22BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered29.5.1804BWAS-1793
Launched11.1804BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardKingston upon Hull - Yorkshire - The Humber BWAS-1793
Ship ClassCombatant Class (1804)BWAS-1793
Designed by
John StainforthBritish
Ship Builder
BWAS-1793
Constructor
John BluntBritish
Ship Builder
BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloopBWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Captured26.5.1807BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck117' 10"Imperial Feet35.6616 
Length of Keel100' 6"Imperial Feet30.6324 
Breadth28' 2"Imperial Feet8.5408 
Depth in Hold11' 3"Imperial Feet3.429 
Burthen422 1694Tons BM 

Armament


11.1804Broadside Weight = 264 Imperial Pound ( 119.724 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck22 British 24-Pound Carronade

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1804121Design Complement

5 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
3.1805 - 7.1805Captain
Hugh PigotBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1788-1853
BWAS-1793
7.1805 - 22.1.1806Commander
Charles JonesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1814
BWAS-1793
22.1.1806 - 3.1806Captain
Charles JonesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1814
BWAS-1793
3.1806 - 1807Commander
William CookBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1801-1807
BWAS-1793
1807 - 16.5.1807Commander
Christopher StracheyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1814
BWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
21.1.1805Began fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
29.3.1805Completed fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
16.5.1807Grounded during the French seige of Danzig and takenBWAS-1793
1808Refitted as a 18 gun Unrated Unknown

 

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