Encounter

4096
Nominal Guns12BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered20.11.1804BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down1.1805BWAS-1793
Launched16.5.1805BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardNortham - Devon BWAS-1793
Ship ClassConfounder ClassBWAS-1793
Designed byWilliam Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
ConstructorRobert GuillaumeBWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1793
Captured11.7.1812BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck84' 3 ⅞"Imperial Feet25.6254 
Length of Keel69' 10"Imperial Feet21.0312 
Breadth22' 4"Imperial Feet6.7564 
Depth in Hold11' 0"Imperial Feet3.3528 
Burthen185 2594Tons BM 

Armament


16.5.1805Broadside Weight = 120 Imperial Pound ( 54.42 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck12 British 18-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser1 British 12-Pounder
Stern Chaser1 British 12-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
180450Design Complement

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
5.1805 - 11.7.1812LieutenantJames Hugh TalbotBWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
16.5.1805Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
29.6.1805Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
1807Sailed to the Cape of Good HopeBWAS-1793
1809In the North SeaBWAS-1793
27.6.1810Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1793
11.7.1812Grounded near San Lucar and takenBWAS-1793
11.7.1812Taken by the French at San Lucar while grounded

 

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