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4247
Nominal Guns4BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Purchased3.2.1794BWAS-1793
First Commissioned4.1794BWAS-1793
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeGunvesselBWAS-1793
Sold5.1802BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck64' 1"Imperial Feet19.5136 
Length of Keel60' 2 ¾"Imperial Feet18.3071 
Breadth14' 10 ½"Imperial Feet4.2799 
Depth in Hold7' 3"Imperial Feet2.2098 
Burthen71Tons BM 

Armament


4.4.1794Broadside Weight = 60 Imperial Pound ( 27.21 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck3 British 32-Pound Carronade
Gun Deck1 British 24-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
4.4.179430 BWAS-1793

5 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
4.1794 - 9.1794Lieutenant
John TuckerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1782-1794
BWAS-1793
9.1794 - 6.1795Lieutenant
James BoorderBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1799
BWAS-1793
6.1795 - 2.1796Lieutenant
John MacredieBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1796
BWAS-1793
9.1796 - 11.1798Lieutenant
Nathaniel StuartBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1778-1798
BWAS-1793
11.1798 - 1802Lieutenant
Archibald Bryan MeheuxBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1796-1802
BWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
3.1794Commissioned for the NoreBWAS-1793
4.1794Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
7.4.1794RegisteredBWAS-1793
19.5.1794Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
2.1796Paid offBWAS-1793
3.1796Delivered to the Transport Board at PortsmouthBWAS-1793
9.1796RecommissionedBWAS-1793

 

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