Hawk

4654
Nominal Guns18BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Privateer corvette 'L'Atalante' (1803) (18)
Captured24.7.1803BWAS-1793
ShipyardBordeaux - Gascony BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Foundered12.1804BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck90' 11"Imperial Feet27.4574 
Length of Keel76' 11 ½"Imperial Feet23.1775 
Breadth27' 11 ¾"Imperial Feet8.2487 
Depth in Hold8' 2"Imperial Feet2.4892 
Burthen320 4294Tons BM 

Armament


8.1803Broadside Weight = 201 Imperial Pound ( 91.1535 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck16 British 24-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1803121 BWAS-1793

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
8.1803 - 12.1804CommanderJames Tippett (d.1804)BWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
12.1804Lost with all hands in the ChannelBWAS-1793


Sources


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

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