Pigeon

5805
Nominal Guns4BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered11.12.1805BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down1.1806BWAS-1793
Launched26.4.1806BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardGreat Yarmouth - Norfolk BWAS-1793
Ship ClassCuckoo ClassBWAS-1793
Constructor Custance & StoneBWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSchooner BWAS-1793
Wrecked15.1.1809BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck56' 2"Imperial Feet17.0773 
Length of Keel42' 4 ⅛"Imperial Feet12.8048 
Breadth18' 3"Imperial Feet5.4959 
Depth in Hold8' 6"Imperial Feet2.5908 
Burthen75 194Tons BM 

Armament


26.4.1806Broadside Weight = 24 Imperial Pound ( 10.884 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck4 British 12-Pound Carronade

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
180520Design Complement

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
6.1806 - 5.1.1809LieutenantRichard CoxBWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
4.5.1806Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
8.7.1806Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
5.1.1809Wrecked off Margate, 2 diedBWAS-1793

 

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