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Prospero

5997
Nominal Guns8
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Purchased10.1803
ShipyardSouth Shields - Durham - River Tyne
CategoryUnrated
Ship TypeBomb Vessel
Wrecked18.2.1807

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck107' 0"Imperial Feet32.6136 
Length of Keel81' 3"Imperial Feet24.765 
Breadth30' 5"Imperial Feet9.271 
Depth in Hold13' 6"Imperial Feet4.0132 
Burthen400Tons BM 

Armament


1.1804Broadside Weight = 96 Imperial Pound ( 43.536 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck8 British 24-Pound Carronade
Gun Deck1 British 13" Mortar
Gun Deck1 British 10" Mortar

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1.180467EstablishmentBWAS-1714

4 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1.1804 - 6.1804Commander
Salisbury Pryce HumphreysBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1804-1808
BWAS-1793
6.1804 - 1805Commander
Charles JonesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1793-1814
BWAS-1793
1805 - 1806Commander
Gustavus StupartBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1796-1810
BWAS-1793
9.1806 - 18.2.1807Commander
William KingBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1797-1807
BWAS-1793

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
6.3.1805 - 21.5.1805Lieutenant
Alexander BoyackBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1795-1805
NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
5.11.1803Began fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
24.2.1804Completed fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
18.2.1807Wreckd in a storm near Dieppe, 6 survivorsBWAS-1793


Notes on Ship


OriginBWAS-1793
Mercantile Albion built at South Sheilds in 1800

 

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