Racer

6041
Nominal Guns10BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered2.10.1809BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down11.1809BWAS-1793
Launched24.4.1810BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardSandgate - Kent BWAS-1793
Ship ClassDecoy ClassBWAS-1793
Designed byWilliam Rule (d.1816)BWAS-1793
ConstructorWilliam BakerBWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeCutter BWAS-1793
Captured28.10.1810BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck75' 0"Imperial Feet22.86 
Length of Keel56' 1 ¾"Imperial Feet17.0879 
Breadth26' 1"Imperial Feet7.929 
Depth in Hold11' 4 ⅛"Imperial Feet3.356 
Draught Forward4' 7"Imperial Feet1.397 
Draught Aft11' 3"Imperial Feet3.429 
Burthen203 1794Tons BM 

Armament


5.1810Broadside Weight = 90 Imperial Pound ( 40.815 kg)BWAS-1793
Gun Deck10 British 18-Pound Carronade

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
6.181060EstablishmentBWAS-1714

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
5.1810 - 28.10.1810LieutenantDaniel MillerBWAS-1714

Service History


DateEventSource
25.4.1810Began fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1793
15.6.1810Completed at SheernessBWAS-1793
15.6.1810Completed fitting at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1793
28.10.1810Grounded off Calais and taken by the FrenchBWAS-1793
28.10.1810Taken by the French while grounded off Calais


Notes on Ship



Decoy Class vessel of three vessels

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
 

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