Poulette

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Nominal Guns20BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Privateer corvette 'Foudroyant' (1798) (24)
Captured2.1799BWAS-1793
First Commissioned6.1803BWAS-1793
ShipyardBordeaux - Gascony BWAS-1793
CategorySixth RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypePost Ship BWAS-1793
Sold2.4.1814BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck109' 11"Imperial Feet33.226 
Length of Keel88' 10"Imperial Feet26.8224 
Breadth32' 8 ½"Imperial Feet9.7663 
Depth in Hold14' 3"Imperial Feet4.2863 
Burthen513 894Tons BM 

Armament


6.1803Broadside Weight = 171 Imperial Pound ( 77.5485 kg)BWAS-1793
Upper Gun Deck18 British 18-Pound Carronade
Upper Gun Deck2 British 9-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
6.1803155 BWAS-1793

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
6.1803 - 12.1805CaptainJames DunbarBWAS-1793

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
30.6.1803 - 18031st Class VolunteerCharles Autridge (d.1876)NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
18.2.1799Arrived at Plymouth and laid upBWAS-1793
5.1803Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
7.1803Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
12.1805Laid up at PortsmouthBWAS-1793
2.4.1814Sold at Portsmouth for £1,000BWAS-1793


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
 

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