Goelan

4485
Nominal Guns14BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench brig 'Le Goéland' (1787) (10)
Captured4.1793BWAS-1793
ShipyardBayonne - Aquitaine NNF-1774
Ship ClassGoéland Class
Designed byRaymond-Antoine Haran (1748-?)NNF-1774
ConstructorRaymond-Antoine Haran (1748-?)NNF-1774
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop
Sailing RigBrig
Sold16.10.1794BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Burthen248Tons BM 

Armament


11.1793Broadside Weight = 63 Imperial Pound ( 28.5705 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck14 British 9-Pounder

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
12.1793 - 19.12.1793CommanderSir Thomas WolleyBWAS-179319.12.1793 - 7.2.1794CommanderThomas Surridge (d.1820) ADM 6/24/291ADM 6/247.2.1794 - 10.1794CommanderGeorge Hopewell Stephens (d.1819) ADM 6/25/36
Commission confirmed 25.4.1794
BWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
19.9.1793Capture of Jeremie
26.10.1793Registered in the West IndiesBWAS-1793
27.8.1794Arrived at PortsmouthBWAS-1793
16.10.1794Sold at Portsmouth for £590, become mercantile The BrothersBWAS-1793


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
NNF-1774Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1774 à 1792Alain DemerliacBook
ADM 6/24ADM 6/24 Commission and Warrant Book 1789 Sep.-1793  Archive
 

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