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Hyaena

4830
Nominal Guns28BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Previously
British Merchant ship 'Hope' (1800) 1800-1804
British Merchant Ship
Purchased6.1804BWAS-1793
ShipyardBombay - Maharashtra
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypePost ShipBWAS-1793
Sold18.4.1822BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck122' 4"Imperial Feet37.1902 
Length of Keel102' 1 ⅛"Imperial Feet31.0928 
Breadth30' 11"Imperial Feet9.1694 
Burthen519 694Tons BM 

Armament


9.1804Broadside Weight = 207 Imperial Pound ( 93.8745 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck20 British 9-Pounder
Quarterdeck12 British 18-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder

6.1809Broadside Weight = 117 Imperial Pound ( 53.0595 kg)BWAS-1793
Spardeck12 British 18-Pound Carronade
Spardeck2 British 9-Pounder

5 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
9.1804 - 6.1805Captain
William Charles FahieBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1783-1830
BWAS-1793
6.1805 - 11.1805Commander
Edward WoolcombeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1802-1814
BWAS-1793
9.1810 - 1817Master
John FoxtonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1809-1817
BWAS-1793
1817 - 10.1817Master
Robert L HicksBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1811-1817
BWAS-1793
10.1817 - 12.1819Lieutenant
James ThorneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1816-1829
BWAS-1793

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
27.9.1804 - 23.1.1805Lieutenant
Frederick William BurgoyneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1790-1846
NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
7.1804Began fitting at Thames - England - Thames, Medway and The Nore BWAS-1793
6.9.1804Completed fitting at Thames - England - Thames, Medway and The Nore BWAS-1793
6.9.1804Began fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
28.10.1804Completed fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
4.1805Laid up in Ordinary at PortsmouthBWAS-1793
3.1809Began fitted as a storeship at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
4.1809RecommissionedBWAS-1793
4.1809Refitted as a 14 gun Unrated Storeship
6.1809Completed fitted as a storeship at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
12.1819Laid up at DeptfordBWAS-1793
18.4.1822Sold to Job Cockshott for £1,530BWAS-1793

 

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Posted by AvM on Friday 3rd of December 2021 22:23

She was built at Calcutta not Bombay
Registered London 3 May 1802 562 16/94


Posted by AvM on Friday 21st of July 2017 16:02

Register of Shipping 1804
Hope Ship 555t 3 years old draught 20ft
master W.Dunbar
owners India
voyage Lo. India
class AI 1


Posted by AvM on Friday 21st of July 2017 14:20

Papers Respecting The Navy, Presented In Pursuance Of Addresses of the
House of Lords to His Majesty.
Navy Office, 18th March 1805

HMS Hyaena was purchased form Perry, Wells & Co.
'Hope' was 4 years old and has 513bm
was purchased for £7,800
moreover £5,728 were spent to fitting the ship at King'S Yard.

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