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Hound

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Nominal Guns16BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered17.1.1788BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down9.1788BWAS-1714
Launched31.1.1790BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
Ship ClassHound Class (1788)BWAS-1714
Designed by
Sir John HenslowBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1761-1784
BWAS-1714
Constructor
Martin WareBritish
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1755-1787
BWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Captured14.7.1794BWAS-1714
Becomes
French sloop 'La Levrette' (1794) (16) 1794-1794
French 16 Gun
Unrated Sloop

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck100' 0"Imperial Feet30.48 
Length of Keel82' 6 ¾"Imperial Feet25.0127 
Breadth27' 0"Imperial Feet8.2296 
Depth in Hold13' 0"Imperial Feet3.9624 
Burthen320 8994Tons BM 

Armament


31.1.1790Broadside 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
20.3.1788125Design Complement

2 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
28.4.1790 - 1.12.1793Commander
John LawfordBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1777-1832
ADM 6/24/25
BWAS-1714
7.5.1794 - 14.7.1794Commander
Richard PiercyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1779-1806
BWAS-1714

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1792 - 14.11.1792Acting Lieutenant
John GuyonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1792
Dismissed
ADM 12/27B

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRankNameSource
13.10.1790 - 1790Boatswain
Richard EastoBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790
ADM 6/24/77
ADM 6/24

Service History


DateEventSource
9.1788Began building at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1714
31.1.1790Completed building at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £7976.0.0dBWAS-1714
2.4.1790coppering at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
18.6.1790Began fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1714
1.7.1790Completed fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £1222.0.0dBWAS-1714
22.10.1790Sailed for JamaicaBWAS-1714
14.7.1794Taken by
La Seine (42) 1793-1798
French 42 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
off the Scilly Isles

14.7.1794Taken by
La Galatée (32) 1779-1795
French 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
off the Scilly Isles


 

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