Fleur de la Mer -> 1808 Pike

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Nominal Guns10BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench schooner 'Le Gipsy' (1806) (10)
Captured1806BWAS-1793
ShipyardUnited States - North America BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSchooner BWAS-1793
Foundered29.12.1810BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck72' 3"Imperial Feet21.9837 
Length of Keel58' 10"Imperial Feet17.6784 
Breadth19' 4"Imperial Feet5.8025 
Depth in Hold9' 6"Imperial Feet2.8956 
Burthen117Tons BM 

Armament


1808Broadside Weight = 54 Imperial Pound ( 24.489 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck8 British 12-Pound Carronade
Gun Deck2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
180840EstablishmentBWAS-1793

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1808LieutenantThomas HuskissonBWAS-17931808 - 1810LieutenantJames DalyBWAS-17931810 - 29.12.1810LieutenantJohn Alexander (d.1857)BWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
1806CapturedBWAS-1793
1807PurchasedBWAS-1793
1807Purchased at UnknownBWAS-1793
7.1.1808Renamed PikeBWAS-1793
29.12.1810Foundered in the CaribbeanBWAS-1793


Notes on Ship



French 10-gun schooner **Gypsy** build in America in 1806

 

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