Decoy

3836
Nominal Guns10BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered2.10.1809BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down11.1809BWAS-1793
Launched22.3.1810BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardFishbourne - Sussex BWAS-1793
Ship ClassDecoy ClassBWAS-1793
Designed byWilliam Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
ConstructorDaniel ListBWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeCutter BWAS-1793
Captured22.3.1814BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck75' 0"Imperial Feet22.86 
Length of Keel56' 6 ⅝"Imperial Feet17.0847 
Breadth26' 0"Imperial Feet7.9248 
Depth in Hold11' 0"Imperial Feet3.3528 
Draught Forward4' 8"Imperial Feet1.4224 
Draught Aft10' 2"Imperial Feet3.0988 
Burthen203 3294Tons BM 

Armament


22.3.1810Broadside Weight = 90 Imperial Pound ( 40.815 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck10 British 18-Pound Carronade

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
180960Design Complement

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
5.1810 - 22.3.1814LieutenantJohn Street PearceBWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
29.3.1810Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
21.6.1810Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
26.6.1811

In compagny of the Pigmy Cutter, run and destroy a French Lugger Privateer, between Gravelines and Dunkirk .

BG
22.3.1814Taken by the French while grounded off Calais

 

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