Epervier

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Nominal Guns16BWAS-1817
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench sloop 'L'Epervier' (1802) (18)
Captured27.7.1803BWAS-1817
ShipyardBasse-Indre - Nantes BWAS-1793
Designed byFrançois-Toussaint Gréhan (1772-1821)BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1817
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1817
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1817
Broken Up6.1811BWAS-1817

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1817
Length of Gundeck89' 10"Imperial Feet27.1272 
Length of Keel73' 2 ¼"Imperial Feet22.2568 
Breadth28' 6"Imperial Feet8.5535 
Depth in Hold8' 9 ½"Imperial Feet2.4511 
Burthen315 2594Tons BM 

Armament


5.1804Broadside Weight = 262 Imperial Pound ( 118.817 kg)BWAS-1817
Upper Gun Deck16 British 32-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 6-Pounder

8 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
5.1804 - 8.1804CommanderJames WatsonBWAS-18178.1804 - 22.1.1806CommanderJohn Impey (1772-1858)BWAS-181722.1.1806 - 23.3.1807LieutenantJames HigginsonBWAS-181723.3.1807 - 12.1807CommanderSamuel John PechellBWAS-181712.1807 - 1.1808CommanderJohn Bowker (1770-1847)NBD18494.1808 - 1810CommanderThomas Tudor TuckerBWAS-18175.5.1810 - 1811CommanderThomas BarclayBWAS-18171811CommanderJames Pattison StewartBWAS-1817

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
11.1808 - 1812MidshipmanEdward Parker Bedwell (d.1856)NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
9.1804Sailed for JamaicaBWAS-1817
25.1.1805Took the Privateer L'Elizabeth (4) in the West Indies
6.2.1806Action of San Domingo
12.12.1808Action at St Pierre
6.1811Broken up at ChathamBWAS-1817

 

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