Laurel

5055
Nominal Guns22BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Captured15.4.1795BWAS-1793
First Commissioned12.1795BWAS-1793
ShipyardBayonne - Aquitaine BWAS-1793
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypePost Ship BWAS-1793
Sold1797BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck107' 0"Imperial Feet32.6136 
Length of Keel82' 6 ½"Imperial Feet25.0063 
Breadth30' 0"Imperial Feet9.144 
Depth in Hold8' 7"Imperial Feet2.6162 
Burthen423 8194Tons BM 

Armament


2.7.1795Broadside Weight = 99 Imperial Pound ( 44.8965 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck22 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
2.7.1795160 BWAS-1793

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
22.9.1795 - 28.2.1797CaptainRobert RollesBWAS-1793

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
31.8.1795 - 12.17961st Class VolunteerGeorge William BrownNBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
7.1795Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
8.12.1795Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £5811.0.0dBWAS-1793
1796Sailed for the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1793
1797Sold at JamaicaBWAS-1793
28.2.1797Paid offADM 51

 

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Posted by Tim Oakley on Monday 2nd of July 2012 06:36

I have Laurel as the Jean Bart 26 taken by Commodore Warrens Squadron off Rochefort 15 Apr 1795 ref JJ Colledge?

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