Fancy

4218
Nominal Guns12BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered20.11.1804BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down1.1805BWAS-1793
Launched7.1.1806BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardYarmouth IOW - Isle of Wight BWAS-1793
Ship ClassConfounder ClassBWAS-1793
Designed byWilliam Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
ConstructorJohn PrestonBWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeGun-brig BWAS-1793
Foundered24.12.1811BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck84' 1"Imperial Feet25.6096 
Length of Keel69' 7 ⅝"Imperial Feet21.0471 
Breadth22' 1"Imperial Feet6.7183 
Depth in Hold11' 0"Imperial Feet3.3528 
Burthen180 5994Tons BM 

Armament


7.1.1806Broadside 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
10.1805 - 24.12.1811LieutenantAlexander Sinclair (d.1811)BWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
24.1.1806Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
28.3.1806Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
8.5.1811Took the Privateer Unknown Danish Privateer (3) on the Coast of Scotland with an other privateer and their 2 prizesBG
8.5.1811Took the Privateer Unknown Danish Privateer (2) on the Coast of Scotland with an other privateer and their 2 prizesBG


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
BGThe London GazetteOfficialWeb Site
 

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