Foxhound

4367
Nominal Guns16BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered16.7.1805BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down8.1806BWAS-1793
Launched30.11.1806BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardKing's Boatbuilders - Dover BWAS-1793
Ship ClassCruizer ClassBWAS-1793
Designed byWilliam Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
ConstructorJohn King (1769-?)BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1793
Foundered31.8.1809BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck100' 0"Imperial Feet30.48 
Length of Keel77' 2 ⅞"Imperial Feet23.4918 
Breadth30' 7"Imperial Feet9.3218 
Depth in Hold12' 9"Imperial Feet3.7719 
Draught Forward7' 0"Imperial Feet2.1336 
Draught Aft11' 0"Imperial Feet3.3528 
Burthen384 2694Tons BM 

Armament


30.11.1806Broadside Weight = 262 Imperial Pound ( 118.817 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck16 British 32-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1797121Design Complement

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
3.1807 - 1809CommanderPitt Burnaby Greene (d.1837)BWAS-17931809 - 8.1809CommanderJames M'Kenzie (d.1809)BWAS-1793

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1.1808 - 1809LieutenantPhilip Henry Bridges (d.1848)NBD1849

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
12.1807 - 1808MidshipmanEdward BiddulphNBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
8.12.1806Began fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1793
17.7.1807Completed fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1793
16.5.1809Sailed with a convoy for QuebecBWAS-1793
8.1809Lost in the Atlantic while returning from HalifaxBWAS-1793


Sources


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

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