Eclair -> 1809 Pickle

Nominal Guns12BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench schooner 'L'Éclair' (1799) (2)
ShipyardNantes - Brittany NNF-1792
Designed byPierre Ozanne (1737-1813)NNF-1792
ConstructorMathurin CrucyNNF-1792
Ship TypeSchooner BWAS-1793


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1792
Length of Gundeck77' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)25.0096 (82′ 0″ Imperial)
Breadth19' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)6.1712 (20′ 2″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold7' 7"French Feet (Pied du Roi)2.4631 (8′ 0″ Imperial)
Length on the waterline74' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)24.0352 (78′ 10″ Imperial)


1801Broadside Weight = 72 Imperial Pound ( 32.652 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck12 British 12-Pound Carronade

5 Commanding Officers

1809 - 1810LieutenantGeorge James EvelynBWAS-17935.1809 - 1809LieutenantUriah Goodwin (d.1809)BWAS-17931810 - 1811LieutenantAndrew CrawfordBWAS-17931811 - 4.1812LieutenantWilliam PerkinsBWAS-17934.1812 - 1815LieutenantWilliam FiggBWAS-1793

Service History

28.1.1809Capture of Martinique
5.1809Renamed PickleBWAS-1793
11.6.1809Sailed for PortugalBWAS-1793
1810In the Channel IslandsBWAS-1793
5.7.1810Sailed for the Davis StraitBWAS-1793
8.1815Paid offBWAS-1793
11.6.1818Sold to Mr. DurkinBWAS-1793


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