Imogen

4845
Nominal Guns18
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Privateer corvette 'Le Diable à Quatre' (1792) (18)
Captured26.10.1800
ShipyardBordeaux - Gascony BWAS-1793
CategoryUnrated
Ship TypeSloop
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Foundered1.3.1805

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck108' 2"Imperial Feet32.9248 
Length of Keel87' 3"Imperial Feet26.5285 
Breadth29' 4"Imperial Feet8.8505 
Depth in Hold15' 0"Imperial Feet4.572 
Burthen399 3194Tons BM 

Armament


6.1801Broadside Weight = 222 Imperial Pound ( 100.677 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck18 British 24-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
6.1801121 BWAS-1793

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
6.1801 - 11.1801CommanderRichard PraterBWAS-179311.1801 - 1.3.1805CommanderHenry VaughanBWAS-1793

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1802MidshipmanHenry Dilkes Byng (1781-1860)NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
29.10.1800Arrived at PlymouthBWAS-1793
5.1801Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
8.1801Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
1.3.1805Foundered in the Atlantic on passage to BarbadosBWAS-1793


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
 

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