Pilchard

5812
Nominal Guns4BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered23.6.1803BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down1803BWAS-1793
Launched1804BWAS-1793
First Commissioned5.1804BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardBermuda - North Atlantic Ocean BWAS-1793
Ship ClassBallahoo ClassBWAS-1793
Constructor GoodrichBWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSchooner BWAS-1793
Sold23.2.1813BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck55' 2"Imperial Feet16.7742 
Length of Keel40' 10 ½"Imperial Feet12.2047 
Breadth18' 0"Imperial Feet5.4864 
Depth in Hold9' 0"Imperial Feet2.7432 
Burthen70 4194Tons BM 

Armament


1805Broadside Weight = 24 Imperial Pound ( 10.884 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck4 British 12-Pound Carronade

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
180322Design Complement

5 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1.5.1804 - 1807Lieutenant Samuel Crew (d.1812)BWAS-17931807 - 1808Lieutenant Clement Ives (d.1813)BWAS-17931808 - 1809Lieutenant Samuel Crew (d.1812)BWAS-17931809 - 1810Lieutenant William Henry Dore (d.1839)BWAS-17931810 - 1812Lieutenant Charles HewittBWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
1.11.1805Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
22.3.1806Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
1812In Ordinary at SheernessBWAS-1793
23.2.1813Sold at SheernessBWAS-1793

 

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