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Eagle -> 1804 Eclipse

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Nominal Guns12B028
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Previously
French gunboat 'Le Venteux' (1793) (4) 1793-1803
French 4 Gun
Unrated Gunboat
1795 Renamed "Venteux"
Captured27.6.1803BWAS-1793
First Commissioned9.1803B028
ShipyardSt Malo - Brittany NNF-1792
Ship ClassVesuve Class (1793)NNF-1792
Designed by
Le MarchandFrench
Ship Builder
NNF-1792
Constructor
Le MarchandFrench
Ship Builder
NNF-1792
CategoryUnratedB028
Ship TypeGun-brigB028
Sold7.4.1807B028

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck74' 2 ½"Imperial Feet22.5679 
Length of Keel59' 8 ¾"Imperial Feet18.0023 
Breadth22' 3 ⅝"Imperial Feet6.7215 
Depth in Hold7' 5"Imperial Feet2.2606 
Burthen158Tons BM 

Armament


9.1803Broadside Weight = 178 Imperial Pound ( 80.723 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck10 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck2 British 18-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
9.180355EstablishmentBWAS-1793

2 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
9.1803 - 1803Lieutenant
George Samuel HarrisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1803
BWAS-1793
8.1804 - 1807Lieutenant
George NortonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1814
BWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
29.6.1803Started fitting at PlymouthBWAS-1793
1804Renamed EclipseBWAS-1793
1807In Ordinary at PortsmouthBWAS-1793
3.1807Sold at PortsmouthBWAS-1793

 

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