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Pelican

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Nominal Guns16BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Previously
Captured26.3.1806BWAS-1793
First Commissioned12.1806BWAS-1793
ShipyardAntwerpen - Flanders BWAS-1793
Ship ClassPalinure Class (1803)BWAS-1793
Designed by
François Timothée Benjamin PestelFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
BWAS-1793
Constructor
DanetFrench
Ship Builder
BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloopBWAS-1793
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1793
Sold16.4.1812BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck95' 9"Imperial Feet29.0017 
Length of Keel76' 4 ½"Imperial Feet23.1775 
Breadth28' 5"Imperial Feet8.5503 
Depth in Hold13' 1 ½"Imperial Feet3.9751 
Burthen328 494Tons BM 

Armament


12.1806Broadside Weight = 262 Imperial Pound ( 118.817 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck16 British 32-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
12.1806121 BWAS-1793

3 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
12.1806 - 10.6.1808Commander
William WardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1800-1810
BWAS-1793
10.6.1808 - 12.1808Commander
Isaac Hawkins MorrisonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1804-1814
BWAS-1793
12.1808 - 1810Commander
Edward Henry A'CourtBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1796-1835
BWAS-1793

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
27.5.1807 - 1812Lieutenant
Archibald BlackBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1843
NBD1849
4.2.1808 - 3.6.1810Lieutenant
Nathaniel BriceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1799-1840
NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
12.1806Commissioned at JamaicaBWAS-1793
20.4.1807Began refitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
13.6.1807Completed refitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
30.3.1808Capture of Desirade
1810Paid offBWAS-1793
16.4.1812Sold at DeptfordBWAS-1793

 

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