Dispatch

3885
Nominal Guns16BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered18.3.1795BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down5.1795BWAS-1793
Named20.6.1795BWAS-1793
Launched19.12.1795BWAS-1793
How acquiredBuilt by ContractBWAS-1793
ShipyardChatham - Kent BWAS-1793
Ship ClassAlbatross ClassBWAS-1793
Designed byWilliam Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
ConstructorSamuel NicholsonBWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1793
Sold5.5.1796RWAS
BecomesRussian brig 'Dispatch' (1796) (16)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck96' 2"Imperial Feet29.2693 
Length of Keel73' 9 ½"Imperial Feet22.2631 
Breadth30' 6"Imperial Feet9.2964 
Depth in Hold12' 9 ½"Imperial Feet3.6703 
Draught Forward6' 1"Tons BM 
Draught Aft11' 7"Tons BM 
Burthen366 3894Tons BM 

Armament


1.1796Broadside Weight = 262 Imperial Pound ( 118.817 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck16 British 32-Pound Carronade
Gun Deck2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1796121EstablishmentBWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
5.1785Began building at Chatham - Kent BWAS-1793
15.12.1795Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
19.12.1795Completed building at Chatham - Kent at a cost of £4303.0.0dBWAS-1793
1.1796Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham at a cost of £1461.0.0dBWAS-1793
28.1.1796Ordered transfered to the Russian Navy and struck from the Navy ListBWAS-1793
3.1796Delivered to the Russian Navy at ChathamBWAS-1793


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
RWASRussian Warships in the Age of SailJohn Tredrea and Eduard SozaevBook
 

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