Hawke

4651
Nominal Guns16BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered9.10.1790BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down9.1791BWAS-1714
Launched24.7.1793BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
Ship ClassHawk ClassBWAS-1714
Designed bySir John Henslow (1730-1815)BWAS-1714
ConstructorMartin Ware (d.1801)BWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Broken Up5.1803BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck100' 0"Imperial Feet30.48 
Length of Keel81' 11 ¾"Imperial Feet24.7079 
Breadth27' 6"Imperial Feet8.2514 
Depth in Hold13' 6"Imperial Feet4.0132 
Burthen329 7294Tons BM 

Armament


24.7.1793Broadside Weight = 51.5 Imperial Pound ( 23.3556 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck16 British 6-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck14 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
9.12.1790125Design Complement

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
3.8.1793 - 2.4.1794CommanderRobert Barton ADM 6/24/258ADM 6/24

 

Previous comments on this page

Posted by Jan on Friday 28th of June 2019 14:08

The Charles Jackson will dated 28 Mar 1803 (pr 16 Aug 1805) calls himself late Master of his Majesty's sloop the Viper and now Master of his Majesty's sloop the Hawke.
Wife Mary resided Newcastle upon Tyne, Durham.

Make a comment about this page





Recent comments to other pages

Date postedByPage
Monday 27th of January 2020 05:19John HanrahanBritish hired ship 'Increase' (1645) (36)
Thursday 23rd of January 2020 02:42Mark BiegaJohn Chilcott
Wednesday 22nd of January 2020 06:04Diana MurraySir Francis Geary (1st Baronet of Oxenheath) (1709-1796)
Tuesday 21st of January 2020 10:52Margaret SykesEdward Andrews (1782-?)
Monday 20th of January 2020 20:30Nick WilliamsThomas Blakiston (1790-?)