Intelligent -> 1864 Mooring lighter No.4

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Nominal Guns12BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered20.11.1804BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down1.1805BWAS-1793
Launched26.8.1805BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardBridport - Dorset BWAS-1793
Ship ClassConfounder ClassBWAS-1793
Designed byWilliam Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
ConstructorNicholas BoolsBWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1793
Last Mentioned1864BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck84' 0"Imperial Feet25.6032 
Length of Keel69' 9 ½"Imperial Feet21.0439 
Breadth22' 1"Imperial Feet6.7183 
Depth in Hold11' 0"Imperial Feet3.3528 
Burthen181 494Tons BM 

Armament


26.8.1805Broadside Weight = 120 Imperial Pound ( 54.42 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck12 British 18-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser1 British 12-Pounder
Stern Chaser1 British 12-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
180450Design Complement

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
10.1805 - 1815LieutenantNicholas Tucker (d.1844)BWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
15.9.1805Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
14.4.1806Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
14.10.1815Sold for £610 at Portsmouth, but the buyer refused to accept herBWAS-1793
8.1816Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
9.1816Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
1864Renamed Mooring lighter No.4BWAS-1793


Sources


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

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