Gallant

4412
Nominal Guns12BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered22.3.1804BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down5.1804BWAS-1793
Launched20.9.1804BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardWearmouth - Durham BWAS-1793
Ship ClassArcher ClassBWAS-1793
Designed byWilliam Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
ConstructorR. B. RoxbyBWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1793
Sold14.12.1815BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck80' 4"Imperial Feet24.4856 
Length of Keel66 1 ½"Imperial Feet0.0127 
Breadth22' 8"Imperial Feet6.8072 
Depth in Hold9' 5"Imperial Feet2.8702 
Burthen180 6794Tons BM 

Armament


20.9.1804Broadside 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

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
11.1804 - 1807LieutenantThomas Shirley (d.1818)BWAS-17937.1808 - 1809LieutenantPeter PickernellBWAS-17937.1810 - 1815LieutenantWilliam CrowBWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
14.10.1804Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
11.1804Commissioned for the DownsBWAS-1793
13.12.1804Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
23.4.1805Action of 1805-04-23
1809In the North SeaBWAS-1793
14.12.1815Sold at Woolwich for £640BWAS-1793


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
 

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