Inveterate

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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
Launched30.5.1805BWAS-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 TypeGun-brig BWAS-1793
Wrecked18.2.1807BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck84' 0"Imperial Feet25.6032 
Length of Keel69' 8 ¾"Imperial Feet21.0503 
Breadth22' 2"Imperial Feet6.731 
Depth in Hold11' 0"Imperial Feet3.3528 
Burthen182 2394Tons BM 

Armament


30.5.1805Broadside 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
1807 - 18.2.1807LieutenantGeorge NortonBWAS-1793

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1.4.1806 - 18.2.1807Acting LieutenantJohn KingdonNAO

Service History


DateEventSource
15.9.1805Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
12.4.1806Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
18.2.1807Wrecked near St Valery en Caux, CalaisNAO


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
NAOThe National Archive - Trafalgar AncestorsVariousWeb Site
 

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