Muros

5483
Nominal Guns22BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Privateer corvette 'L'Alcide' (1804) (22)
Captured8.3.1806BWAS-1793
ShipyardBordeaux - Gascony BWAS-1793
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypePost Ship BWAS-1793
Wrecked24.3.1808BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck107' 11"Imperial Feet32.6172 
Length of Keel89' 8 ⅞"Imperial Feet27.1494 
Breadth30' 6"Imperial Feet9.2964 
Depth in Hold14' 5 ¾"Imperial Feet4.2863 
Burthen444 494Tons BM 

Armament


3.1807Broadside Weight = 368 Imperial Pound ( 166.888 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck20 British 32-Pound Carronade
Upper Gun Deck2 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 12-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 12-Pound Carronade

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
3.1807 - 24.3.1808CaptainArchibald DuffBWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
4.1806Arrived at PlymouthBWAS-1793
4.1806Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
7.1807Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
12.10.1807Sailed for HalifaxBWAS-1793
24.3.1808Wrecked in Honda Bay, CubaBWAS-1793


Sources


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

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