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Nominal Guns10BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered21.1.1811BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down6.1811BWAS-1793
Launched14.12.1811BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardCowes - Isle of Wight BWAS-1793
Ship ClassNimble Class (1811)BWAS-1793
Constructor
Thomas GelyBritish
Ship Builder
BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeCutterBWAS-1793
Wrecked6.10.1812BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck63' 3 ½"Imperial Feet19.2151 
Length of Keel49' 2 ⅝"Imperial Feet14.9511 
Breadth23' 5 ½"Imperial Feet7.0231 
Depth in Hold10' 4"Imperial Feet3.1496 
Draught Forward4' 4"Imperial Feet1.3208 
Draught Aft10' 0"Imperial Feet3.048 
Burthen144 694Tons BM 

Armament


14.12.1811Broadside Weight = 60 Imperial Pound ( 27.21 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck10 British 12-Pound Carronade

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
181150Design Complement

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
1812 - 6.10.1812Lieutenant
John ReynoldsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1804-1830
BWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
6.10.1812Wrecked on a sunken rock near Salo Beacon in the KattegatBWAS-1793

 

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