Pelter

5734
Nominal Guns12BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered6.3.1794BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down3.1794BWAS-1793
Launched12.5.1794BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardBlackwall Yard - Blackwall BWAS-1793
Ship ClassConquest ClassBWAS-1793
Designed bySir John Henslow (1730-1815)BWAS-1793
Constructor John Perry (1743-1810)BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeGun-brig BWAS-1793
Sold10.1802BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck75' 2"Imperial Feet22.8702 
Length of Keel62' 5 ½"Imperial Feet18.9103 
Breadth21' 2"Imperial Feet6.4516 
Depth in Hold7' 0"Imperial Feet2.1336 
Draught Forward3' 7"Imperial Feet1.0922 
Draught Aft5' 7"Imperial Feet1.7018 
Burthen148 7994Tons BM 

Armament


12.5.1794Broadside Weight = 118 Imperial Pound ( 53.513 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck10 British 18-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 24-Pounder (Gover)
Stern Chaser2 British 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
3.179450Design Complement

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
7.1794 - 10.1795Lieutenant Nicholas Tomlinson (1765-1847)BWAS-17938.1796 - 1798Lieutenant John WalshBWAS-17931801 - 1802Lieutenant Francis Wheatley (d.1838)BWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
12.5.1794Began fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
10.1794Completed fitting at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
6.1795Quiberon OperationsBWAS-1793
10.1795Paid offBWAS-1793
8.1796RecommissionedBWAS-1793
2.1798Began coppering at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
3.1798Completed coppering at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
1801In the BalticBWAS-1793

 

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