Flamer

4275
Nominal Guns12BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered9.1.1804BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down2.1804BWAS-1793
Launched8.5.1804BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardFrindsbury - Kent BWAS-1793
Ship ClassArcher ClassBWAS-1793
Designed by William Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
Constructor Josiah and Thomas BrindleyBWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeGun-brig BWAS-1793
Sold for Break Up16.9.1858BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck80' 1"Imperial Feet24.4094 
Length of Keel65' 10 ⅜"Imperial Feet19.8215 
Breadth22' 7 ⅞"Imperial Feet6.7278 
Depth in Hold9' 5"Imperial Feet2.8702 
Draught Forward5' 8"Imperial Feet1.7272 
Draught Aft8' 5"Imperial Feet2.5654 
Burthen179 7894Tons BM 

Armament


8.5.1804Broadside 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
12.180050Design Complement

9 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
4.1804 - 2.1806Lieutenant Francis StoryBWAS-17932.1806 - 9.1807Lieutenant William Dick (d.1808)BWAS-17939.1807 - 1808Lieutenant John ChapmanBWAS-17931809 - 1810Lieutenant Thomas CowperBWAS-17931810 - 1812Lieutenant John CarterBWAS-17931812 - 3.3.1813Lieutenant Thomas EnglandBWAS-17933.3.1813 - 1814Commander John BaldwinBWAS-17931814Commander Job HanmerBWAS-179319.11.1831 - 20.4.1832Lieutenant Richard BastardNBD1849

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1831 - 1.1834Master's Mate James Crawford Caffin (1812-1883)NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
8.5.1804Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
3.6.1804Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
6.7.1812Action of 1812-07-06
3.3.1813Refitted as a 12 gun Unrated Unknown
1814In Ordinary at SheernessBWAS-1793
5.1815Transfered to Gravesend Aliens ServiceBWAS-1793
1841Transfered to the Coast GuardBWAS-1793
16.8.1859Sold to Castle, CharltonBWAS-1793

 

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