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Pandora

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Nominal Guns16BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered12.11.1805BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down2.1806BWAS-1793
Launched11.10.1806BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardGreat Yarmouth - Norfolk BWAS-1793
Ship ClassCruizer Class (1797)BWAS-1793
Designed by
William RuleBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1778-1813
BWAS-1793
Constructor
John PrestonBritish
Ship Builder
BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloopBWAS-1793
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1793
Wrecked13.2.1811BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck100' 0"Imperial Feet30.48 
Length of Keel77' 3 ⅜"Imperial Feet23.4791 
Breadth30' 6 ½"Imperial Feet9.1567 
Depth in Hold12' 9"Imperial Feet3.7719 
Draught Forward6' 1"Imperial Feet1.8542 
Draught Aft10' 11"Imperial Feet3.0734 
Burthen383 4294Tons BM 

Armament


11.10.1806Broadside Weight = 262 Imperial Pound ( 118.817 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck16 British 32-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1797121Design Complement

3 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
12.1806 - 24.8.1809Commander
Henry Hume SpenceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1797-1811
BWAS-1793
24.8.1809 - 21.10.1810Commander
Richard JanverinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1800-1810
BWAS-1793
10.1810 - 13.2.1811Commander
John Macpherson FergusonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1804-1825
BWAS-1793

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
2.2.1807 - 5.18081st Class Volunteer
Henry Esch AtkinsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1807-1827
NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
13.1.1808Took the Privateer
L'Entreprenant (15) 1807-1808
French 15 Gun
Privateer
in Home waters

31.12.1810Took the Privateer
Le Chasseur (16) 1810-1810
French 16 Gun
Privateer
in the North Sea
BWAS-1793
13.2.1811Wrecked in the Kattegat, 27 men diedBWAS-1793

 

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Posted by Cy on Friday 18th of June 2021 16:24

Thanks, corrected


Posted by John Wakefield on Friday 18th of June 2021 15:55

Pandora took Chasseur on 31st Dec 1810 not 1811. The Chasseur was brought to England by Lt. John Craske.


Posted by Tim Oakley on Saturday 26th of May 2012 19:58

13 Feb 1811 Pandora 18 brig sloop wrecked in the Kattegat

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