Pincher

5818
Nominal Guns12BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered9.1.1804BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down4.1804BWAS-1793
Launched28.8.1804BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardHarwich - Essex BWAS-1793
Ship ClassArcher ClassBWAS-1793
Designed by William Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
Constructor Joseph GrahamBWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeGun-brig BWAS-1793
Sold for Break Up17.5.1816BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck80' 3"Imperial Feet24.4602 
Length of Keel66' 2 ½"Imperial Feet20.1295 
Breadth22' 7"Imperial Feet6.7945 
Depth in Hold9' 5"Imperial Feet2.8702 
Burthen179 5794Tons BM 

Armament


28.8.1804Broadside Weight = 108 Imperial Pound ( 48.978 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck10 British 18-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 18-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
12.180050Design Complement

6 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1805 - 18.10.1807LieutenantSir James AberdourBWAS-179319.10.1807 - 30.4.1813Lieutenant Samuel Burgess (1781-?)NBD18491813 - 5.4.1813Commander Thomas DuttonBWAS-17935.4.1813 - 12.1813Commander Thomas DuttonBWAS-179312.1813 - 1.1814Commander James WallisBWAS-17935.1815 - 10.1815Commander Thomas SmithBWAS-1793

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
17.3.1806 - 1.12.1806Lieutenant George Brooks (d.1856)NBD1849

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
12.1.1805 - 12.1.1806Sub-Lieutenant George Brooks (d.1856)NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
29.8.1804Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
10.11.1804Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
23.8.1807Aciton of 1807-08-23
11.5.1812Took a small privateer in the North SeaBWAS-1793
5.4.1813Refitted as a 12 gun Unrated Unknown
1.1814Placed in Ordinary at PlymouthBWAS-1793
5.1815RecommissionedBWAS-1793
10.1815Placed in Ordinary at SheernessBWAS-1793
17.5.1816Sold at Woolwich for £610BWAS-1793

 

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