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Pelter

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Nominal Guns12BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered2.11.1812BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down1.1813BWAS-1793
Launched27.8.1813BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardBideford - Devon BWAS-1793
Ship ClassBold - Modified Confounder ClassBWAS-1793
Designed by
William RuleBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Dockyard Staff
Service 1778-1813
BWAS-1793
Constructor
Henry TuckerBritish
Ship Builder
BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeGun-brig BWAS-1793
Transfered4.1826BWAS-1793
Becomes
British brig 'Pelter' (1826) (12) 1826-1862
British 12 Gun
Unrated Brig

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck84' 0 ¾"Imperial Feet25.6223 
Length of Keel69' 10"Imperial Feet21.0312 
Breadth22' 2 ¾"Imperial Feet6.7247 
Depth in Hold11' 0"Imperial Feet3.3528 
Burthen183 5194Tons BM 

Armament


27.8.1813Broadside Weight = 96 Imperial Pound ( 43.536 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck10 British 18-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
181160Design Complement

4 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
2.1814 - 1817Commander
George HayeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1808-1829
BWAS-1793
11.1819 - 11.1821Lieutenant
William MinchinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1796-1821
BWAS-1793
11.1821 - 3.11.1824Lieutenant
Roger Carley CurryBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1810-1824
BWAS-1793
3.11.1824 - 1826Lieutenant
John AdamsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1806-1866
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Service History


DateEventSource
1.1813Began building at Bideford - Devon BWAS-1793
27.8.1813Completed building at Bideford - Devon at a cost of £3707.0.0dBWAS-1793
6.10.1813Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
1814Sailed to QuebecBWAS-1793
17.4.1814Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
1817At PortsmouthBWAS-1793
11.1819Recommissioned for NewfoundlandBWAS-1793
11.1824At HalifaxBWAS-1793
2.1826Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793
4.1826Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1793

 

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