Forrester

4318
Nominal Guns4BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Purchased3.2.1794BWAS-1793
First Commissioned8.1794BWAS-1793
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeGun-brig BWAS-1793
Sold1804BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck67' 9"Imperial Feet20.4543 
Length of Keel57' 7 ⅜"Imperial Feet17.3831 
Breadth23' 8"Imperial Feet7.0781 
Depth in Hold8' 0"Imperial Feet2.4384 
Burthen172Tons BM 

Armament


8.1794Broadside Weight = 66 Imperial Pound ( 29.931 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck2 British 42-Pounder Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 24-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
8.179431 BWAS-1793

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
8.1794 - 1795Lieutenant William HogganBWAS-17931799Lieutenant Thomas ChambersBWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
4.1794Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
12.6.1794Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793

 

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