Pilote

5813
Nominal Guns14BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench cutter 'Le Pilote' (1778) (14)
Named27.1.1780BWAS-1714
Captured2.10.1779BWAS-1714
ShipyardDunkerque - Flanders NNF-1774
Ship ClassMutin ClassNNF-1774
Designed byJaques DenysNNF-1774
ConstructorJaques DenysNNF-1774
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeCutter BWAS-1714
Sold5.1799BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck78' 6 ¾"Imperial Feet23.7935 
Length of Keel60' 5 ⅜"Imperial Feet18.2975 
Breadth26' 0 ¾"Imperial Feet7.9439 
Depth in Hold10' 2 ½"Imperial Feet3.0607 
Burthen218 3794Tons BM 

7 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
24.3.1780 - 13.3.1782LieutenantRichard Boger (1739-1822)BWAS-17145.1783 - 1786LieutenantCharles Seymour Lynn (d.1790)BWAS-17141786 - 1787LieutenantWarwick ObenBWAS-17141788 - 1790LieutenantJames Hills (d.1814)BWAS-17141791 - 1794LieutenantHenry Gunter (d.1806)BWAS-17141795 - 6.12.1796LieutenantFarmery Predam Epworth (1766-1826)BWAS-17141797 - 8.2.1799LieutenantHenry Compton (d.1847)BWAS-1714

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1791MidshipmanWilliam Pardoe (d.1861)NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
28.3.1780Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
5.1780Commissioned for the Irish SeaBWAS-1714
12.7.1780Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
6.1794Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
7.1794Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
5.1797Took the Privateer La Justine Adelaide (2) in the Channel
8.2.1799Paid offref:543
5.1799Sold at Sheerness to Robert Elliot for £920BWAS-1714


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
NNF-1774Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1774 à 1792Alain DemerliacBook
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
ref:543ADM 34 Treasurers Pay Books. Series II Document
 

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