Entreprenante

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Nominal Guns10BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Privateer cutter 'L'Entreprenante' (1797)
Captured1798BWAS-1793
ShipyardUnknownNNF-1792
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeCutter B028
Sold6.1812BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck67' 0"Imperial Feet20.4216 
Length of Keel51' 6"Imperial Feet15.6972 
Breadth21' 6"Imperial Feet6.5532 
Draught Forward9' 0"Imperial Feet2.7432 
Draught Aft11' 0"Imperial Feet3.3528 
Burthen126 5994Tons BM 

Armament


2.1799Broadside Weight = 20 Imperial Pound ( 9.07 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck10 British 4-Pounder

12.1803Broadside Weight = 60 Imperial Pound ( 27.21 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck10 British 12-Pound Carronade

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
179940EstablishmentBWAS-1793

5 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
2.1799 - 4.1801Lieutenant Charles ClaridgeBWAS-17934.1801 - 12.1802Lieutenant William SwineyBWAS-17931.12.1803 - 4.2.1804Lieutenant James BrownBWAS-17934.2.1804 - 10.1807Lieutenant Robert Benjamin Young (1773-1846)NBD18494.12.1808 - 4.1812Lieutenant Peter WilliamsBWAS-1793

3 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1.2.1805 - 31.3.1805Quartermaster Thomas Mitchell (1789-?)NAO25.5.1805 - 1806Midshipman Thomas Mitchell (1789-?)NAO11.8.1805 - 21.10.1805Midshipman Abraham Wade (1778-?)NAO

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
1.4.1805 - 24.5.1805Able Seaman Thomas Mitchell (1789-?)NAO

Service History


DateEventSource
1798CapturedBWAS-1793
11.1798Purchased for the Royal NavyBWAS-1793
10.1.1799RegisteredBWAS-1793
4.1801In the MediterraneanBWAS-1793
28.11.1802Began fitting at PortsmouthBWAS-1793
12.1802Paid offBWAS-1793
1.12.1803Recommissioned for the ChannelBWAS-1793
7.1.1804Completed fitting at PortsmouthBWAS-1793
21.10.1805Battle of Trafalgar
24.5.1809Sailed for PortugalBWAS-1793
5.1810

Destroyed a 6-gun french privateer with 45 mens on board and retaken his prize , a Spanish Brig off

Malaga
BG
31.10.1810Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1793
12.12.1810In action against four privateers off MalagaBWAS-1793
25.4.1811Took the privateer San Jose off MalagaBWAS-1793
4.1812Paid offBWAS-1793
6.1812Broken upBWAS-1793

 

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