Ferreter

4252
Nominal Guns12BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered7.1.1801BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down1.1801BWAS-1793
Launched4.4.1801BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardBlackwall Yard - Blackwall BWAS-1793
Ship ClassBloodhound ClassBWAS-1793
Designed bySir John Henslow (1730-1815)BWAS-1793
ConstructorJohn Perry (1743-1810)BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeGunvessel BWAS-1793
Captured31.5.1807BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck80' 1"Imperial Feet24.4094 
Length of Keel65' 8"Imperial Feet19.8526 
Breadth23' 0"Imperial Feet7.0104 
Depth in Hold8' 6"Imperial Feet2.5908 
Draught Forward5' 8"Imperial Feet1.7272 
Draught Aft7' 7"Imperial Feet2.3114 
Burthen184 4094Tons BM 

Armament


4.4.1801Broadside Weight = 108 Imperial Pound ( 48.978 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck10 British 18-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 18-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
180150Design Complement

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
5.1801 - 1.1803LieutenantWilliam Bowen Mends (1781-1864)BWAS-17931.1803 - 31.5.1807LieutenantHenry WeirBWAS-1793

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1805 - 2.1807Master's MateJohn BowieNBD18491807 - 31.3.1807MidshipmanThomas BunnNBD1849

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
13.3.1803 - 1805Able SeamanJohn BowieNBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
4.4.1801Began fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
29.4.1801Completed fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
31.5.1807Taken by the Dutch In the Ems


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
 

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