Linnet

5106
Nominal Guns4BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered23.5.1816BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down8.1816BWAS-1793
Launched3.1.1817BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
Ship ClassQuail ClassBWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSchooner BWAS-1793
Sold for Break Up7.8.1833BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck55' 8"Imperial Feet16.8046 
Length of Keel44' 7 ⅜"Imperial Feet13.4207 
Breadth18' 8"Imperial Feet5.5118 
Depth in Hold7' 6"Imperial Feet2.286 
Draught Forward4' 0"Imperial Feet1.2192 
Draught Aft7' 5"Imperial Feet2.2606 
Burthen82 6594Tons BM 

Armament


3.1.1817Broadside Weight = 24.5 Imperial Pound ( 11.1108 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck4 British 12-Pound Carronade
Gun Deck2 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
181630Design Complement

Service History


DateEventSource
3.1.1817Built for the Revenue Service but transfered to the RNBWAS-1793
14.11.1817Began making good defects at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
13.12.1817Completed making good defects at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
11.1827Began fitting as a survey vessel at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
1.1828Completed fitting as a survey vessel at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
1830Placed in OrdinaryBWAS-1793
7.8.1833Sold to John Small Sedger for £210BWAS-1793


Sources


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

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