Recent updates


Recent Comments

 

Electra

4062
Nominal Guns16BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Previously
French brig-corvette 'L'Espiègle' (1804) (16) 1804-1808
French 16 Gun
Unrated Brig-Corvette
Captured16.8.1808BWAS-1793
ShipyardSaint-Servan - Brittany BWAS-1793
Ship ClassPalinure ClassBWAS-1793
Designed by
François Timothée Benjamin PestelFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1793
Sold11.7.1816BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck93' 3"Imperial Feet28.3718 
Length of Keel74' 6 ⅝"Imperial Feet22.5711 
Breadth28' 2 ⅛"Imperial Feet8.5376 
Depth in Hold12' 9"Imperial Feet3.7719 
Burthen314 7994Tons BM 

Armament


2.1812Broadside Weight = 174 Imperial Pound ( 78.909 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck14 British 24-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 6-Pounder

3 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
2.1812 - 6.1814Commander
William GregoryBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1802-1840
BWAS-1793
6.1814 - 15.10.1814Commander
Thomas Walbeoff CecilBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1807-1814
BWAS-1793
4.11.1814 - 1815Commander
Richard John LewinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1808-1815
BWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
28.9.1808Arrived at Plymouth and laid upBWAS-1793
14.11.1811Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
7.3.1812Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
27.4.1812Sailed for NewfoundlandBWAS-1793
7.7.1813Took the Privateer
Growler (5) 1813-1813
American 5 Gun
Privateer

1815Paid offBWAS-1793
11.7.1816Sold at Deptford for £800BWAS-1793

 

Previous comments on this pageno comments to display
Make a comment about this page





Recent comments to other pages

Date postedByPage
Wednesday 12th of May 2021 15:24Le Carvèse Patrick
Jean-Jacques AbauzirFrench
Ship Builder
Service 1808
Tuesday 11th of May 2021 16:22Steve lockhart
French Third Rate ship of the line 'L'Intrépide' (1747) (74) 1747-1781
French 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
Tuesday 11th of May 2021 15:46Steve lockhart
French Fifth Rate frigate 'La Capricieuse' (1779) (32) 1779-1780
French 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
Tuesday 11th of May 2021 00:25Peter David Evans
John MooreBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1646-1679
Monday 10th of May 2021 20:32Elaine
British Fifth Rate frigate 'Hebe' (1782) (38) 1782-1811
British 38 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
1805 Renamed "Blonde"