Gipsy

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Nominal Guns10BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyBritish hired schooner 'Gipsy' (1803) (10)
Purchased12.1804BWAS-1793
ShipyardUnknownBWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSchooner BWAS-1793
Sold1808BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck68' 8"Imperial Feet20.7518 
Length of Keel57' 0"Imperial Feet17.3736 
Breadth20' 0"Imperial Feet6.096 
Depth in Hold8' 0"Imperial Feet2.4384 
Burthen121Tons BM 

Armament


12.1804Broadside Weight = 20 Imperial Pound ( 9.07 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck10 British 4-Pounder

2 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
12.1804 - 1805Lieutenant Michael Fitton (1765-1852)BWAS-17931807 - 1808Lieutenant David BoydBWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
21.1.1805In action against five privateers, driving one ashoreBWAS-1793
27.12.1807Took the Privateer Juliana (5)
1808Sold in JamaicaBWAS-1793


Notes on Ship


OriginBWAS-1793
Dutch Antilope

 

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