Force

4313
Nominal Guns12BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered6.3.1794BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down5.1794BWAS-1793
Launched1794BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardNorthfleet Dockyard - Northfleet BWAS-1793
Ship ClassConquest ClassBWAS-1793
Designed bySir John Henslow (1730-1815)BWAS-1793
Constructor Thomas Pitcher (1745-1837)BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeGun-brig BWAS-1793
Sold10.1802BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck74' 11"Imperial Feet22.5616 
Length of Keel62' 3 ¾"Imperial Feet18.9167 
Breadth21' 1 ½"Imperial Feet6.4135 
Depth in Hold7' 0"Imperial Feet2.1336 
Draught Forward3' 7"Imperial Feet1.0922 
Draught Aft5' 6"Imperial Feet1.6764 
Burthen148Tons BM 

Armament


1794Broadside Weight = 118 Imperial Pound ( 53.513 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck10 British 18-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 24-Pounder (Gover)
Stern Chaser2 British 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
3.179450Design Complement

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
8.1794 - 1796Lieutenant William Robert Davis (d.1796)BWAS-17931796 - 1802Lieutenant Joseph Tokely (d.1821)BWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
31.5.1794Began fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
16.10.1794Completed fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
9.1796Began coppering at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
11.1796Completed coppering at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
6.1.1799

Docked at Plymouth

TNC
1801In the BalticBWAS-1793

 

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