Gunboat No. 33 -> 1797 Hasty

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Nominal Guns12BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered7.2.1797BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down2.1797BWAS-1793
Launched6.1797BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardFrindsbury - Kent BWAS-1793
Ship ClassCourser ClassBWAS-1793
Designed by William Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
Constructor John Wilson & CoBWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeGunboat BWAS-1793
Sold12.1802BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck76' 1"Imperial Feet23.169 
Length of Keel62' 3 ⅛"Imperial Feet18.9008 
Breadth22' 8"Imperial Feet6.8072 
Depth in Hold8' 3"Imperial Feet2.5146 
Draught Forward3' 10"Imperial Feet0.9144 
Draught Aft5' 5"Imperial Feet1.651 
Burthen170 1494Tons BM 

Armament


6.1797Broadside Weight = 114 Imperial Pound ( 51.699 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck10 British 18-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 24-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
179750Design Complement

2 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
5.1797 - 12.1797Lieutenant James JamesBWAS-179312.1797 - 1801Lieutenant William CharltonBWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
1797Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
10.6.1797Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
7.8.1797Refitted as a 12 gun Unrated Gun-brig
7.8.1797Renamed HastyBWAS-1793
1801In the BalticBWAS-1793

 

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