Ignition

4839
Nominal Guns4BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Purchased5.1804BWAS-1793
ShipyardQuebec - Canada BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeFireship BWAS-1793
Wrecked19.2.1807BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck69' 3"Imperial Feet21.0397 
Length of Keel55' 0"Imperial Feet16.764 
Breadth21' 1"Imperial Feet6.4262 
Depth in Hold11' 7"Imperial Feet3.5306 
Burthen130Tons BM 

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1804 - 12.1.1805LieutenantSir James Grant (1772-1833)BWAS-17931806 - 22.9.1806LieutenantCharles ClaridgeBWAS-17931807 - 18.2.1807LieutenantPhilip GriffinBWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
8.7.1804Began fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
11.9.1804Completed fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
2.1805Began fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
3.1805Completed fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
18.2.1807Wrecked in a storm near Dieppe, only 4 survivorsBWAS-1793


Notes on Ship


OriginBWAS-1793
Mercantile Jeany. Built 1803 at Quebec

Sources


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

Previous comments on this page

Posted by AvM on Sunday 23rd of July 2017 17:22

BT162/03 p.11
Quebec
#29/1803
1806 Jeany 130t British built master N.Earl 8men
1807 Jenny 130t British built master N.Earl 8men


Posted by AvM on Sunday 23rd of July 2017 16:42

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

HMS Ignition was purchased form Saunders & Therwitt
'Jeany' has 130bm and was 2 years old
was purcased for £1,025 moreover £361 were spent to fitting the ship at King'S Yard.

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