Protector

6002
Nominal Guns12BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered6.1804BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down8.1804BWAS-1793
Launched1.2.1805BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardBrightlingsea - Essex BWAS-1793
Ship ClassArcher ClassBWAS-1793
Designed byWilliam Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
ConstructorMathew WarrenBWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeGun-brig BWAS-1793
Sold for Break Up30.8.1833BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck80' 2"Imperial Feet24.4348 
Length of Keel65' 11"Imperial Feet19.8171 
Breadth22' 6"Imperial Feet6.7818 
Depth in Hold9' 5"Imperial Feet2.8702 
Draught Forward5' 6 ½"Imperial Feet1.5367 
Draught Aft7' 0"Imperial Feet2.1336 
Burthen177 4794Tons BM 

Armament


1.2.1805Broadside Weight = 108 Imperial Pound ( 48.978 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck10 British 18-Pound Carronade
Bow Chaser2 British 18-Pounder

4.1817Broadside Weight = 12 Imperial Pound ( 5.442 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck2 British 12-Pound Carronade

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
12.180050Design Complement

5 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
4.1805 - 4.1807LieutenantGeorge Mouat KeithBWAS-17939.3.1806 - 25.12.1806LieutenantThomas Morley BlaineyNBD18494.1807 - 1815LieutenantGeorge MitchenerBWAS-17932.1817 - 1.1820LieutenantTimothy Curtis (d.1834)BWAS-17931.1820 - 1830LieutenantWilliam HewettBWAS-1793

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1830 - 1833MidshipmanGeorge Augustus Bedford (1809-?)NBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
13.2.1805Began fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
10.5.1805Completed fitting at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
1806At the Cape of Good HopeBWAS-1793
1808In the North SeaBWAS-1793
1809In the ChannelBWAS-1793
2.8.1810Sailed for the West coast of AfricaBWAS-1793
12.1816Began fitting as a survey vessel at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
2.1817Refitted as a 2 gun Unrated Survey Vessel
4.1817Completed fitting as a survey vessel at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford BWAS-1793
3.1830Began repairs at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
4.1830Completed repairs at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1793
30.8.1833Sold to W. Woolcombe at Sheerness for £435BWAS-1793

 

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