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Olympia

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Nominal Guns10BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered2.4.1804BWAS-1793
Launched1806BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardBermuda - North Atlantic Ocean BWAS-1793
Ship ClassAdonis Class (1804)BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSchoonerBWAS-1793
Captured2.3.1811BWAS-1793
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Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck68' 2"Imperial Feet20.7328 
Length of Keel50' 5 ⅝"Imperial Feet15.2559 
Breadth20' 4"Imperial Feet6.1976 
Depth in Hold10' 3"Imperial Feet3.1242 
Burthen110 9394Tons BM 

Armament


1806Broadside Weight = 90 Imperial Pound ( 40.815 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck10 British 18-Pound Carronade

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
4.180435Design Complement

3 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
17.3.1806 - 12.1806Lieutenant
Henry TaylorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1806-1814
BWAS-1793
20.12.1806 - 7.1807Lieutenant
John PagetBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1806-1807
BWAS-1793
7.1807 - 2.3.1811Lieutenant
Henry TaylorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1806-1814
BWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
1.1.1807Sailed for the Cape of Good HopeBWAS-1793
4.8.1810Took the Privateer
L'Atalante (2) 1810-1810
French 2 Gun
Privateer

2.3.1811Taken by the French by French Luggers off Dieppe
2.3.1811Taken by
Le Subtil (4) 1810-1811
French 4 Gun
Privateer Lugger
lesCorse

 

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