Heureux

4719
Nominal Guns16BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench brig-corvette 'Le Lynx' (1804) (16)
Captured21.1.1807BWAS-1793
ShipyardBayonne - Aquitaine BWAS-1793
Ship ClassLynx Class
Designed byPierre-Elisabeth RollandBWAS-1793
ConstructorJean Baudry (1758-1824)FWAS1786
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop
Sailing RigBrig
Sold1.9.1814BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck93' 10"Imperial Feet28.3464 
Length of Keel72' 8 ¾"Imperial Feet21.9647 
Breadth29' 6"Imperial Feet8.8561 
Depth in Hold8' 6"Imperial Feet2.5908 
Burthen336 4894Tons BM 

Armament


4.1807Broadside Weight = 174 Imperial Pound ( 78.909 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck14 British 24-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
4.1807100 BWAS-1793

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
23.4.1807 - 28.11.1808CommanderWilliam Coombe (d.1808)BWAS-179312.1808 - 1809CommanderJohn Ellis Watt (d.1813)BWAS-17931809 - 1810CaptainMichael HallidayBWAS-1793

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
19.5.1808 - 1809LieutenantDaniel LawrenceBWAS-179317.6.1809 - 11.9.1810LieutenantThomas Bourchier (1791-?)NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
28.11.1808Attack on Mahaut
10.1810Arrived at PlymouthBWAS-1793
1.9.1814Sold at Plymouth for £460BWAS-1793


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
FWAS1786French Warships in the Age of Sail 1786-1861Rif Winfield & Stephen S RobertsBook
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
 

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