Moucheron

5479
Nominal Guns16
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Privateer brig 'Le Moucheron' (1799) (16)
Captured16.2.1801
First Commissioned6.1803
ShipyardBordeaux - Gascony BWAS-1793
CategoryUnrated
Ship TypeSloop
Sailing RigBrig
Wrecked9.1807

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck93' 0"Imperial Feet28.3464 
Length of Keel76' 1 ⅞"Imperial Feet23.187 
Breadth26' 7"Imperial Feet7.9248 
Depth in Hold12' 0"Imperial Feet3.6576 
Burthen286 2494Tons BM 

Armament


6.1803Broadside Weight = 132 Imperial Pound ( 59.862 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck14 British 18-Pound Carronade
Gun Deck2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
6.180396 BWAS-1793

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
6.1803 - 4.1807CommanderJames Hawes (d.1804)BWAS-1793

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
3.7.1803 - 11.3.1806MasterJohn BurnettADM29-1

Service History


DateEventSource
7.3.1801Arrived at PlymouthBWAS-1793
4.1803Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
6.1803Commissioned for the ChannelBWAS-1793
7.1803Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
17.1.1807Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1793
4.1807Lost presumed foundered with all hands in the DardanellesBWAS-1793

 

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